IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 31 Oct 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export ban

The Iranian government has banned the export of 50 products, as a measure to support national production, the Islamic Republic News Agency reported on 30 October 2012, quoting the country's Consumer and Producer Protection Organization. The list includes products of different types, ranging from petrochemical products to flour and baby formula.
On 7 November 2012, Iran lifted the ban on certain petrochemical products:

  1. hypochlorites (HS 2828),
  2. benzene (HS 2902),
  3. styrene monomer (HS 2902),
  4. grades of PVC (HS 3904),
  5. crystal melamine (HS 2933),
  6. LAB (HS 3402) and
  7. polyethylene (HS 3901).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

011 Cereals
1001 Wheat and meslin.
100199 Other
016 Stimulant, spice & aromatic crops
0902 Tea, whether or not flavoured.
090240 Other black tea (fermented) and other partly fermented tea
021 Live animals
0104 Live sheep and goats.
010410 Sheep
010420 Goats
029 Other animal products
4101 Raw hides and skins of bovine (including buffalo) or equine animals (fresh, or salted, dried, limed, pickled or otherwise preserved, but not tanned, parchmentdressed or further prepared), whether or not dehaired or split.
410150 Whole hides and skins, of a weight exceeding 16 kg
4103 Other raw hides and skins (fresh, or salted, dried, limed, pickled or otherwise preserved, but not tanned, parchmentdressed or further prepared), whether or not dehaired or split, other than those excluded by Note 1 (b) or 1 (c) to this Chapter.
410390 Other
042 Fish live, fresh or chilled for human consumption
0302 Fish, fresh or chilled, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 03.04.
030245 Jack and horse mackerel (Trachurus spp.)
030289 Other
142 Non-ferrous metal ores & concentrates
2613 Molybdenum ores and concentrates.
261310 Roasted
261390 Other
211 Meat & meat products
0205 Meat of horses, asses, mules or hinnies, fresh, chilled or frozen.
020500 Meat of horses, asses, mules or hinnies, fresh, chilled or frozen.
0207 Meat and edible offal, of the poultry of heading 01.05, fresh, chilled or frozen.
020714 Cuts and offal, frozen
216 Vegetable oils
1516 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their fractions, partly or wholly hydrogenated, interesterified, reesterified or elaidinised, whether or not refined, but not further prepared.
151620 Vegetable fats and oils and their fractions
235 Sugar & molasses
1701 Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form.
170112 Beet sugar
239 Food products n.e.c.
1901 Malt extract; food preparations of flour, groats, meal, starch or malt extract, not containing cocoa or containing less than 40 % by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis, not elsewhere specified or included; food preparations of goods of
190110 Preparations for infant use, put up for retail sale
190190 Other
291 Tanned or dressed leather; composition leather
4104 Tanned or crust hides and skins of bovine (including buffalo) or equine animals, without hair on, whether or not split, but not further prepared.
410411 Full grains, unsplit; grain splits
4105 Tanned or crust skins of sheep or lambs, without wool on, whether or not split, but not further prepared.
410510 In the wet state (including wetblue)
321 Pulp, paper & paperboard
4804 Uncoated kraft paper and paperboard, in rolls or sheets, other than that of heading 48.02 or 48.03.
480411 Unbleached
341 Basic organic chemicals
2902 Cyclic hydrocarbons.
290220 Benzene
290230 Toluene
290241 oXylene
290242 mXylene
290243 pXylene
290250 Styrene
290290 Other
2917 Polycarboxylic acids, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291735 Phthalic anhydride
291736 Terephthalic acid and its salts
291737 Dimethyl terephthalate
2933 Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen heteroatom(s) only.
293361 Melamine
342 Basic inorganic chemicals n.e.c.
2803 Carbon (carbon blacks and other forms of carbon not elsewhere specified or included).
280300 Carbon (carbon blacks and other forms of carbon not elsewhere specified or included).
2807 Sulphuric acid; oleum.
280700 Sulphuric acid; oleum.
2815 Sodium hydroxide (caustic soda); potassium hydroxide (caustic potash); peroxides of sodium or potassium.
281511 Solid
281512 In aqueous solution (soda lye or liquid soda)
2836 Carbonates; peroxocarbonates (percarbonates); commercial ammonium carbonate containing ammonium carbamate.
283620 Disodium carbonate
283650 Calcium carbonate
347 Plastics in primary forms
3901 Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms.
390110 Polyethylene having a specific gravity of less than 0.94
390120 Polyethylene having a specific gravity of 0.94 or more
390190 Other
3902 Polymers of propylene or of other olefins, in primary forms.
390210 Polypropylene
390230 Propylene copolymers
3903 Polymers of styrene, in primary forms.
390319 Other
390330 Acrylonitrilebutadienestyrene (ABS) copolymers
3904 Polymers of vinyl chloride or of other halogenated olefins, in primary forms.
390410 Poly(vinyl chloride), not mixed with any other substances
390421 Nonplasticised
3907 Polyacetals, other polyethers and epoxide resins, in primary forms; polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters and other polyesters, in primary forms.
390720 Other polyethers
390730 Epoxide resins
390740 Polycarbonates
390760 Poly(ethylene terephthalate)
390791 Unsaturated
390799 Other
353 Soap, cleaning preparations, perfumes & toilet preparations
3402 Organic surfaceactive agents (other than soap); surfaceactive preparations, washing preparations (including auxiliary washing preparations) and cleaning preparations, whether or not containing soap, other than those of heading 34.01.
340220 Preparations put up for retail sale
340290 Other
361 Rubber tyres & tubes
4011 New pneumatic tyres, of rubber.
401110 Of a kind used on motor cars (including station wagons and racing cars)
401120 Of a kind used on buses or lorries
401199 Other
392 Non-metal wastes or scraps
3915 Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics.
391590 Of other plastics
4707 Recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard.
470790 Other, including unsorted waste and scrap
393 Metal wastes or scraps
7204 Ferrous waste and scrap; remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel.
720421 Of stainless steel
720449 Other
411 Basic iron & steel
7224 Other alloy steel in ingots or other primary forms; semifinished products of other alloy steel.
722490 Other
414 Copper, nickel, aluminium, alumina, lead, zinc & tin, unwrought
7403 Refined copper and copper alloys, unwrought.
740311 Cathodes and sections of cathodes
740319 Other
740321 Copperzinc base alloys (brass)
740329 Other copper alloys (other than master alloys of heading 74.05)
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7408 Copper wire.
740811 Of which the maximum crosssectional dimension exceeds 6 mm
431 Engines & turbines & parts
8408 Compressionignition internal combustion piston engines (diesel or semidiesel engines).
840820 Engines of a kind used for the propulsion of vehicles of Chapter 87
8409 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the engines of heading 84.07 or 84.08.
840991 Suitable for use solely or principally with sparkignition internal combustion piston engines
8411 Turbojets, turbopropellers and other gas turbines.
841182 Of a power exceeding 5,000 kW
841199 Other
444 Machinery for mining, quarrying & construction; parts
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847910 Machinery for public works, building or the like
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847989 Other
847990 Parts
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8708 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
870891 Radiators and parts thereof
870893 Clutches and parts thereof
870899 Other
492 Motor vehicle bodies; trailers & parts thereof
8708 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
870829 Other

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