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: 19 Nov 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

The government of Nigeria has lifted the ban on the importation of textile materials and items such as toothpicks, furniture and cassava.
 
An import duty of 20% and a surcharge between 15% and 20% has been levied on the products. The ban on the importation of all forms of textile materials was introduced in 2008. 
 
An import duty of 10% and a levy of 10% has also been levied on Health and Energy drinks. 
 
In addition, the age of vehicles not allowed into the country has been increased from 10 to 15 years. 
 
Update
As of 31 March 2012, the import of cassava flour (i.e., manioc flour) was banned. See measure no. 3457 under Related Measures.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

244 Soft drinks; bottled mineral waters
2202 Waters, including mineral waters and aerated waters, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or flavoured, and other nonalcoholic beverages, not including fruit or vegetable juices of heading 20.09.
220290 Other
282 Wearing apparel, except fur apparel
3926 Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14.
392620 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories (including gloves, mittens and mitts)
369 Other plastics products
3926 Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14.
392610 Office or school supplies
392690 Other
381 Furniture
9401 Seats (other than those of heading 94.02), whether or not convertible into beds, and parts thereof.
940190 Parts
9403 Other furniture and parts thereof.
940320 Other metal furniture
940370 Furniture of plastics
9404 Mattress supports; articles of bedding and similar furnishing (for example, mattresses, quilts, eiderdowns, cushions, pouffes and pillows) fitted with springs or stuffed or internally fitted with any material or of cellular rubber or plastics, whether or
940410 Mattress supports
940429 Of other materials
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8703 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
870310 Vehicles specially designed for travelling on snow; golf cars and similar vehicles
870321 Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,000 cc
870322 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,000 cc but not exceeding 1,500 cc
870323 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,500 cc but not exceeding 3,000 cc
870324 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 3,000 cc
870331 Of a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,500 cc
870332 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,500 cc but not exceeding 2,500 cc
870333 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 2,500 cc
870390 Other

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