IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 12 Jun 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export ban

In order to provide the economic stability of the country the Council of Ministers has adopted the Decree #755from 11 June 2011 to protect internal market in crisis. This decree introduces two measures: high export taxes as well as export prohibition of certain products by physical persons.

  1. The special export tax (200 percent) is taken at the border if more than a limited amount of products is exported outside Customs Union. Thus , the limits are the following: pork and chicken meat ( 2 kilos), butter (1 kilo), cigarettes (2 boxes), canned food (meat or milk) - 5 cans per person.
  2. The following domestically produced products are prohibited to export by physical persons: refrigerators, gas cookers, cement, cereals, certain cleaning agents, and pasta.

This Decree also empowers the Ministry of economy monitor the prices of those products. The National bank of Belarus is encouraged to keep interest rate attractive for physical persons to keep the money in the Belorussian banking system.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

011 Cereals
1001 Wheat and meslin.
100119 Other
100199 Other
1002 Rye.
100290 Other
222 Other dairy products
0405 Butter and other fats and oils derived from milk; dairy spreads.
040510 Butter
040520 Dairy spreads
374 Plaster, lime & cement
2523 Portland cement, aluminous cement, slag cement, supersulphate cement and similar hydraulic cements, whether or not coloured or in the form of clinkers.
252329 Other
448 Domestic appliances & parts
7321 Stoves, ranges, grates, cookers (including those with subsidiary boilers for central heating), barbecues, braziers, gasrings, plate warmers and similar nonelectric domestic appliances, and parts thereof, of iron or steel.
732111 For gas fuel or for both gas and other fuels
8418 Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment, electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15.
841810 Combined refrigeratorfreezers, fitted with separate external doors
841821 Compressiontype
841840 Freezers of the upright type, not exceeding 900 l capacity

Please report this page in case you detect an inaccuracy in its content.