Concessions on Christmas Barrels


Roseau, Dominica-November 23, 2022: The Government of Dominica has approved the granting of concessions on Christmas barrels imported into Dominica for the period December 18, 2022, to January 17, 2023.

Barrels, valued up to EC$1, 500.00, shall be exempt from Import Duty and Customs Service Charge.

Each household in Dominica shall be entitled to a maximum of two (2) barrels. Boxes, drums, crates, and cartons of equivalent size to a regular barrel will also be eligible.

Barrels shall be for personal use only and not for commercial use; and eligible items shall be foodstuff with limited items of clothing, toiletries, and toys.

The recipients of barrels shall be required to pay a flat service charge of ten dollars ($10.00) to the Dominica Air and Seaports Authority (DASPA) for charges related to handling and storing of the barrels.

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  1. November 24, 2022

    You boast of how Dominica is in such good economic status, yet you (especially the Skerritites) greedily await ration taken from food pantries in NY, NJ etc. (some expired). He spreads his Chinese manufactured turkey and ham but how many of you have ever dined with him to see that he consumes the same as you? It’s just like the medical insurance. He and family have the best medical insurance while you boom-boom flies Skerrities have nothing. At least he can give you laboratory manufactured turkey and ham. Dunce Cats.

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    • Beta
      November 27, 2022

      So true! Mark my words, their greed will be their downfall. But then you will hear them bawling like a baby!

  2. Prometheus Horus
    November 23, 2022

    Oh oh, watch out for those guns and silver bullets with a specific name on it.

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  3. dissident
    November 23, 2022

    you don’t need to vote to receive this benefit people!
    yeah it will be effective after election is over…….don’t treat dat as a cool out!!!!!!!
    that’s a trick…….1 week before Christmas?????
    so why can’t it be done right away??!!
    papa noel coming with more tricks!!!
    1 week before Christmas??????????,

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  4. SN
    November 23, 2022

    A welcomed break, but it should be for the entire month of December and maybe the first week of January.

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