IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

state-controlled

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: No inception date

Public procurement localisation

 On 2 December 2015 it was announced by the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority that in cooperation with the Saudi Railway Organisation (SRO) a "roadmap" to encourage the local production of railway equipment.
The relevant press release noted "The two authorities are studying what consumable products-such as seats and spare parts-can be manufactured locally" and "According to industry experts, Saudi Arabia has invested $45 billion on rail projects. The projects include the 950-km rail link between Jeddah-Damman known as the Land Bridge Project, a 2,400-km Mineral Line Project running north to south and a Light Rail Transit Systems within cities such as Riyadh, Jeddah and Medina. The manufacturing roadmap would be in line with SAGIA's Unified Investment Plan (UIP), an initiative which seeks to package government spending across a number of sectors into opportunities that will encourage companies to localize their operations."
 
 

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7302 Railway or tramway track construction material of iron or steel, the following : rails, checkrails and rack rails, switch blades, crossing frogs, point rods and other crossing pieces, sleepers (crossties), fishplates, chairs, chair wedges, sole plates
730210 Rails
730230 Switch blades, crossing frogs, point rods and other crossing pieces
730240 Fishplates and sole plates
730290 Other
495 Railway & tramway locomotives & rolling stock; parts
8602 Other rail locomotives; locomotive tenders.
860210 Dieselelectric locomotives
860290 Other
8603 Selfpropelled railway or tramway coaches, vans and trucks, other than those of heading 86.04.
860310 Powered from an external source of electricity
8604 Railway or tramway maintenance or service vehicles, whether or not selfpropelled (for example, workshops, cranes, ballast tampers, trackliners, testing coaches and track inspection vehicles).
860400 Railway or tramway maintenance or service vehicles, whether or not selfpropelled (for example, workshops, cranes, ballast tampers, trackliners, testing coaches and track inspection vehicles).
8605 Railway or tramway passenger coaches, not selfpropelled; luggage vans, post office coaches and other special purpose railway or tramway coaches, not selfpropelled (excluding those of heading 86.04).
860500 Railway or tramway passenger coaches, not selfpropelled; luggage vans, post office coaches and other special purpose railway or tramway coaches, not selfpropelled (excluding those of heading 86.04).
8606 Railway or tramway goods vans and wagons, not selfpropelled.
860630 Selfdischarging vans and wagons, other than those of subheading 8606.10
8607 Parts of railway or tramway locomotives or rollingstock.
860719 Other, including parts
860721 Air brakes and parts thereof
860729 Other
860791 Of locomotives
860799 Other
8608 Railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings; mechanical (including electromechanical) signalling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields; parts of the fo
860800 Railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings; mechanical (including electromechanical) signalling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields; parts of the fo

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