§ By the Revised Tariff which came into force on 1st July, 1925, the import duty on woollen and worsted piece goods in general was increased from 5 to 8 per cent. ad valorem. The 5 per cent. duty was, however, maintained for certain classes of fabrics, namely, those containing more than 30 but not more than 200
|—||Duty prior to revision.||Duty after revision.||Increase of Duty (English equivalent).|
|(Gold kronen per 100 kilogs.) 180||(Gold kronen per 100 kilogs.) 200||per lb.|
|Weighing from 500 to 700 gms. per square metre||180||200||0.91d.|
|Weighing under 200 gms. per square metre:—|
|Dyed or figured||262||420||7.19d.|
§ The duty on piece goods weighing from 450 to 500 gms. per square metre was unchanged; and the duty on piece goods weighing over 700 gms. per square metre1786W
§ threads in a square of 10 centimetres side, and which for every 10 threads in a square of 1 metre side weigh more than 2 but not more than 7 grammes.
§ Moreover, certain cloths are exempted from duty, such as
- (1) fabrics weighing over 800 but not over 1,500 grammes per square metre (provided they are not plushy and are made almost entirely of undyed or uncoloured threads, and that they are not printed, woven or otherwise marked with flowers, checks, stripes, patterns or figures);
- (2) fabrics weighing over 1,500 grammes per square metre (provided they are not plushy and do not have flowers, checks, lines, squares, stripes or patterns woven, printed or otherwise marked thereon);
- (3) Press cloths, etc., made of such fabrics;
- (4) Round woven wool felts, felt blankets for cotton printing rollers with guttapercha coating, made of the fabrics covered by (2) above, and to serve as part of an implement or apparatus;
- (5) Woollen strengthening flannel for use in cotton finishing mills.