Council Regulation (EC) No 179/2009 of 5 March 2009
Autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties for monitors using liquid crystal display (LCD) technology, with a diagonal measurement of the screen of 48.5cm or less and a screen aspect ratio of 4:3 or 5:4 and classifiable under CN Code 8528 59 90 has been suspended for a period of two years.
Duty suspension has also been extended to colour monitors, using LCD technology, with a diagonal measurement of the screen not exceeding 55.9cm (22 inches) with an aspect ratio of 1:1, 4:3, 5:4 or 16:10.
Duty suspension also applies to black and white or other monochrome monitors, using liquid crystal display technology equipped with either Digital Visual Interface (DVI) or a Video Graphics
Array (VGA) connector or both:
• with a diagonal measurement of the screen not exceeding 77.5
cm (30.5 inches)
• with an aspect ratio of 1:1, 4:3, 5:4 or 16:10
• with a pixel resolution exceeding 1.92 mega pixels
• and with a dot pitch not exceeding 0.3 mm
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