New Presidential Decree: Some Goods Will Not Be
Charged With Customs Duty
The Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On additional measures for the effective use of the tourism and transport potential of the Samarkand region, the development of the region based on the concept of “Samarkand is the tourist gate of New Uzbekistan” was published.
According to the Decree, business entities until January 1, 2026 are exempt from:
from paying customs duties upon importation in accordance with the lists of equipment, special equipment, fuels and lubricants, components, spare parts, raw materials and supplies, plants, furniture, inventory and other goods necessary for organizing and / or implementing activities of a hotel with a category of 4 stars and above;
from the payment of periodic customs payments for special equipment, mechanisms and technological equipment imported under the customs regime of "temporary import" for the construction of facilities on the territory of the Samarkand tourist center.
Payaryk, Samarkand and Taylak districts of Samarkand region are included in the list of districts and cities in which a special tax regime is introduced for business entities providing hotel services (accommodation services), trade, catering, entertainment, tour operator and travel agency services, approved Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated January 27, 2022 No. PP-104.