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: 04 Mar 2012 | Removal date: 04 Mar 2013
Still in force

Sanitary and phytosanitary measure

On 2 March 2012, Venezuela's Ministry of Agriculture (Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Agricultura y Tierras) adopted Resolution No. DM 031/2012 introducing a new administrative requirement for imports of living animals, meat, milk and cream, wheat, maize, soybeans, malt extract, oil seeds, vegetables, and food preparations. According to this resolution, importers in Venezuela must apply for a certificate attesting that there is either no domestic production or insufficient domestic production in order to receive the authorization to import the aforementioned goods.
 
This measure entered into force on 4 March 2012 for a period of one year.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

011 Cereals
1001 Wheat and meslin.
100119 Other
100199 Other
1005 Maize (corn).
100590 Other
012 Vegetables
0703 Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks and other alliaceous vegetables, fresh or chilled.
070310 Onions and shallots
1209 Seeds, fruit and spores, of a kind used for sowing.
120991 Vegetable seeds
014 Oilseeds & oleaginous fruits
1201 Soya beans, whether or not broken.
120190 Other
1206 Sunflower seeds, whether or not broken.
120600 Sunflower seeds, whether or not broken.
1207 Other oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, whether or not broken.
120729 Other
019 Forage; natural rubber; living plants; raw vegetable materials
1209 Seeds, fruit and spores, of a kind used for sowing.
120929 Other
222 Other dairy products
0402 Milk and cream, concentrated or containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.
040210 In powder, granules or other solid forms, of a fat content, by weight, not exceeding 1.5 %
040221 Not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter
040291 Not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter
040299 Other
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
2106 Food preparations not elsewhere specified or included.
210610 Protein concentrates and textured protein substances
210690 Other

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