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: 26 Jul 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

On 26 July 2009 the Saudi Arabian Saline Water Conversion Corporation (a government entity)announced an import ban on equipments used in the water desalination process. Certifying domestic production as being on a par with international standards, the Saudi Government imposed the ban in order to protect domestic industry and increase domestic production, as per its strategic plan for the sector..

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842119 Other
842121 For filtering or purifying water
842123 Oil or petrolfilters for internal combustion engines
842129 Other
842131 Intake air filters for internal combustion engines
842139 Other
842191 Of centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers
842199 Other
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842112 Clothesdryers

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