WTO status and membership in other trade associations
Bosnia and Herzegovina is in the process of negotiations of the conditions of membership to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Since the beginning of negotiations, and later through the process of stabilization and association, the process has been initiated to harmonize domestic legislation with the international rules and rules of this organization. Today, the foreign trade regime is almost fully harmonized with the international trade rules.
Laws and regulations
Law on Foreign Trade Policy BiH ("Official Gazette BiH”, No. 7/98 & 35/04)
Law on Customs tariff of BiH (“Official Gazette BiH”, No. 58/12)
Law on Value Added Tax of BiH ("Official Gazete BiH", No. 9/05)
Law on Excise of BiH ("Official Gazete BiH", No. 49/09)
Bosnia and Herzegovina does not apply custom duties on exports, charges having equivalent nature or other forms of restrictive measures. The export quotas, prohibitions or other forms of export limitation are not applied.
Import into Bosnia and Herzegovina is conducted according to the Customs Tariff of Bosnia and Herzegovina (see under “Customs”), and about use of preferential customs rate see undre "Custom - Origin".
|Midhat Salić - Assistant Minister for international trade relations|
Musala 9, 71000 Sarajevo Bosna i Hercegovina
Tel: 033 445-750 fax: 033 225 914