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: 19 Feb 2010 | Removal date: 21 Mar 2010
Still in force

Export ban

On February 19, 2010, the Bolivian President decided to temporary ban export of sugar (Supreme Decree No 0434).
The products subject to the measure are classified under the following HS code subheading: 1701.
According to the UN Comtrade Database, in 2009 the following countries imported goods classified under HS code subheading 1701 from Bolivia with a trade value over the GTA threshold of USD 1 million: Colombia (USD 37.11 million), Peru (USD 17.51 million), United States of America (USD 3.23 million), Venezuela (USD 2.36 million), Chile (USD 2.36 million), Belgium (USD 1.91 million) and Syria (USD 1.81 million).
On March 31, 2010, the Bolivian President decided to revoke the export ban (Supreme Decree No 0464).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

235 Sugar & molasses
1701 Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form.
170113 Cane sugar specified in Subheading Note 2 to this Chapter
170114 Other cane sugar
170199 Other

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