Port tariff and overview of Malaysia west port's tariff
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Port tariff and overview of Malaysia west port's tariff
Nur Faeizah Radzi (uk26020)
Norshahanim Shahinor (uk26017)
Maslinda Binti Mohd Yatim (uk26438)
PORT TARIFF AND OVERVIEW OF
A tariff is a tax imposed
on the import or export
of goods but also refers
to “import duties”
charged at the time
goods are imported.
A SOURCE OF
• Income from tariffs provides governments with a source of funding.
• One of major reasons for applying tariffs.
• Changing the conditions under which goods compete in such a way
that competitive imports are placed at a disadvantage
• "tariff quotas" are used to strike a balance between market access
and the protection of domestic industry
• Punitive tariffs may be used to remedy trade distortions.
• Eg: the Subsidies Agreement allows countries to impose
countervailing duties when an exporting country provides its
manufacturers with subsidies.
TYPES OF PORT TARIFFS
Tariffs related to the handling
This tariff rewards the following services:
On board and on dockside handling cargo ;
Transfer of cargo quay /storage areas (except
for dry bulks for which this service is charged
Tariffs related to the
warehousing of cargo
Warehousing charges are calculated according to
the packaging of goods :
Bulks and conventional: depending on the period
of stay, based on the nature and tonnage of
import or export operation ;
Containers: according to the size of the container
(20 or 40 feet), the period of stay and the nature
of the transaction import or export;
Trailers and vehicles per unit and per day
depending on the nature of the import or export
Tariffs related to the vessel
Services to vessels consists on the assistance
for ship berthing or to perform movements
inside the port (Shifting, change of berth)
They include the following services:
Sale of electricity and water
Rental of headings for vessels in the harbor.
Overview of Malaysia’s West Port:
•Patching of torn container? Repair the
•Low- bed trailer
Port tariff is a tax imposed on
imported goods and services.
Tariffs are used to restrict trade,
as they increase the price of
imported goods and services,
making them more expensive to