Christmas Incentive Programme applicable to items intended for personal use and not for resale

Deputy Financial Secretary, Calvin Edwards emphasizes the point made last week by Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris that the Christmas Incentive Programme is applicable to items intended for personal use only and not for resale.The Christmas Incentive Programme is implemented during the Christmas and Carnival Season.

The following concessions will be granted: non-commercial importation of foodstuff up to 400lbs in weight would be allowed free of duty and taxes; individuals are allowed to import non-commercial goods valued up to US$200 free of duty and taxes, and individuals travelling in December.