IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 10 Feb 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export ban

In February 2010, according to consistent press reports, the government of Kenya has banned all exports of scrap lead as well as exports of used car batteries. In an apparent move to cushion the rise of domestic prices will no longer be allowed. Only in June 2009, the government had declared lead exports duty free in its Budget Speech 2009/2010.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

464 Accumulators, primary cells & primary batteries; parts
8507 Electric accumulators, including separators therefor, whether or not rectangular (including square).
850710 Leadacid, of a kind used for starting piston engines
850780 Other accumulators

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