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 Mar 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

On 1 March 2011, the government of India banned the import of acetate tow and filter rods.
 
With the exception of acetate tow used for the production of filter rods, the fibre may no longer be imported to India.
 
Accompanying this measure, filter rods not destined for the production of filter cigarettes may no longer be imported into the country.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

279 Textiles n.e.c.
5601 Wadding of textile materials and articles thereof; textile fibres, not exceeding 5 mm in length (flock), textile dust and mill neps.
560130 Textile flock and dust and mill neps
355 Man-made fibres
5502 Artificial filament tow.
550200 Artificial filament tow.

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