IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Oct 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

According to numerous and consistent press reports, the government of Iran has issued an import ban for 49 fruit and dairy products in September 2010. Among the produce restricted from imports are powdered milk, apples, bananas, garlic, pears, pommegranate, potatoes, onions, oranges, strawberries as well as tomato concentrate.
 
While some press reports stated the measure to be of "infinite" duration, others said it would be terminated at the end of the year.
 
According to press reports, the measure is still active in 2012.
 
The GTA rules (a minimum of USD 1 million in trade) lead to an absence of specific affected countries. May there have been countries affected in the past, like: Netherlands, Philippines, Pakistan and Egypt.
 
 
 
 

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