Testimonials

Good service provided by RW Freight for our Export to Sweden. Competitive price and overall a reliable service.

Sweden Exports
38446

RW Freight provides a good export service to Sweden; I have not had any problems with them.

Export Shipments to Sweden
55102

I've exported school uniforms to Stavanger in Norway with RW Freight and found the service very prompt. They are a very courteous company to deal with.

Norway exporter
68318

More Testimonials

air freight Australia Brexit Canada cargo China container containers Covid-19 Denmark exporters exports exports China Finland France freight freight forwarders freight forwarding Freight Shipping Germany Gothenburg Hong Kong imports India Ireland italy Japan logisitics logistics Netherlands Norway Poland rail freight russia Seafreight shipping South Africa Spain Sweden Sweden freight Swedish Switzerland Turkey USA wine

Tobacco imports to Saudi nearly halved

Tags:


The import of tobacco products into Saudi Arabia fell by 43.1 percent last year, apparently due to the implementation of an excise tax.

In 2017, Saudi Arabia imported cigarettes and tobacco products worth SR3.13 billion, before the tax was implemented.

According to the Saudi Customs Authority, the country imported 8,720 tons of tobacco products worth SR500 million during the first quarter of 2019.

In June 2017, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia began imposing a selective tax of 100 percent on tobacco products and energy drinks and 50 percent on fizzy drinks.
Saudi Arabia became the first GCC country to levy the selective tax, followed by the UAE and Bahrain.