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    Systems in place for the effective implementation of used tyre restriction on imports

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to remind the general public, particularly tyre importers, dealers, resellers, and retailers, that USED TYRES was RESTRICTED from April 1, 2017 in accordance with Part II of the Second Schedule to the Customs Act (List of Restricted Imports).

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    Imported motor vehicles with used tyres not in conformity with stipulated standard will attract fines - effective June 1, 2017

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) hereby informs vehicle importers and the general public that effective June 1, 2017, persons importing vehicles with used tyres including the spare, which do not conform to the stipulated standards set out following the recently amended Laws will be required to pay fines for each tyre not in conformity.

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Exchange Rates

Effective April 1, 2017, the following shall be the rates of exchange for the purpose of the provision to Section 22(1) (a) of the Customs Act, Chapter 82:01:-

COUNTRYCURRENCY UNITGUYANA DOLLAR
AustraliaDollar157.53
ArgentinaPeso13.43
AustriaEuro220.86
BahamasDollar206.50
BarbadosDollar102.86
BelgiumEuro220.86
BelarusRouble102.86
BrazilReal65.04
ChinaYuan29.96
CanadaDollar154.83
ColombiaPeso0.07
DenmarkKroner29.70
European UnionEuro220.86
Eastern CaribbeanDollar76.48
FranceEuro220.86
GermanyDeutsche Mark220.86
Hong KongDollar26.57
ItalyEuro220.86
IndiaRupees3.18
JamaicaDollar1.61
JapanYen1.85
MexicoPeso10.96
NigeriaNaira0.67
North KoreaWon0.23
NorwayKroner24.04
Netherlands (Holland)Euro220.86
Netherlands (Antilles)Guilders115.36
New ZealandDollars144.36
PortugalEuro220.86
QatarRial56.71
RussiaRouble3.67
SingaporeDollars147.79
SpainEuro220.86
South AfricaRand15.40
South KoreaWon0.18
SurinameDollars27.35
SwedenKroner23.13
SwitzerlandFranc206.29
TaiwanDollars6.81
Trinidad TobagoDollar30.66
UkraineHryvan7.63
United KingdomPounds Sterling258.22
United States of AmericaDollars206.50
United Arab Emirates (UAE)Dirham56.22
VenezuelaBolivar20.68

The notification under Section 22 (2)(c) of the Customs Act, Chapter 82:01 last published by the Commissioner-General, Guyana Revenue Authority in the Official Gazette is hereby superseded.

The above rates of exchange are published solely for the purpose of Customs collection and may not correspond with the rates of exchange, which the Commercial Banks employ in the course of their business.

 Mr. Godfrey Statia

Commissioner - General

  

Exchange Rates

Effective April 1, 2017 :-
CountryGuyana Dollar
European Union220.86
Eastern Caribbean76.48
Suriname27.35
Trinidad & Tobago30.66
United Kingdom258.22
United States of America206.50

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