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 Jan 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

During a radio interview on 16 June 2013, the President Yahya Jammeh announced a ban on the importation of rice, entering into force on 1 January 2016.
 
President Jammeh stated during the interview that the goal of this measure is 'to strengthen local food industries.'

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