Cablegate: Manama's Response to Updated Guidance On
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UNCLAS MANAMA 000563
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AMGT EAID ECON SENV KREC AFIN
SUBJECT: MANAMA'S RESPONSE TO UPDATED GUIDANCE ON
RESTRICTIONS ON TAXING FOREIGN ASSISTANCE - SECTIONS 579
AND 506 FOREIGN OPERATIONS APPROPRIATIONS ACTS
REF: STATE 74181
Post surveyed in November and December local ESF and DS/ATR
contractors. None reported paying customs taxes during fiscal
year 2003. Bahrain does not have VAT.