Oil traders of Kyrgyzstan ask the government to reduce excise tax on fuel and lubricants again. President of the Oil Traders Association of Kyrgyzstan Oleg Zabara informed "Kabar" at a press conference that it is necessary to have lower and simplified taxes compared to Russia and Kazakhstan. FL suppliers offer to reduce excise tax rates on petrol from 1,5 thousand soms per ton down to 1 thousand soms and on diesel oil from 500 soms per ton down to 300. Oil traders also propose to reduce Value Added Tax as in Kazakhstan and Russia.
KNNA Kabar, September 18, 2003