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Premier of Nevis the Honourable Vance Amory Endorses an Increased Tariff/ Import Duty on Alcohol and Tobacco
December 15, 2005

Premier of Nevis the Honourable Vance Amory is endorsing an increased tariff/ import duty on alcohol and tobacco

In the 2006 budget presentation Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable Denzil Douglas, announced a 15 percent excise duty on alcohol and tobacco products..

In his contribution Premier Amory referred to a recently held youth seminar on Nevis which recognized the abuse of alcohol and tobacco and the youths expressed the need for measures to deal with the occurrence.

Premier Amory however stated his opposition to a 5 percent tax on local telephone calls.


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