IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 01 Mar 2018 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import licensing requirement

In February 2018, Malaysia announced the removal of import licensing requirements to the following products.

  1. Flat-rolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, not clad, plated or coated, containing by weight less than 0.25 % of carbon; 
  2. Other semifinished products of iron or nonalloy steel (7207.19); 
  3. Other sauces and preparations therefor; mixed condiments and mixed seasonings; mustard flour and meal and prepared mustard (2103.90.11 and 2103.90.13); 
  4. Pellets of rice (1103.20.00);
  5. Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of soyabean oil (2304.00.00); 
  6. Clinical waste (3825.30);
  7. From used refrigerators including freezer, minibar (84.18 excluding parts);
  8. Reptiles live or dead (including snakes and turtles) or any parts thereof, including edible products;
  9. From waste which may contain disposed containers, bags or equipment contaminated with chemicals, pesticides, mineral oil or scheduled wastes such as: 
    1. Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics—carboys, bottles, flasks, similar articles (3923.30.20 and 3923.30.90) and others (3923.90.10 and 3923.90.90);
    2. Reservoirs, tanks, vats and similar containers for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of iron or steel, of a capacity exceeding 300 l, whether or not lined or heat insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment (73.09);
    3. Tanks, casks, drums, cans, boxes and similar containers, for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of iron or steel, of a capacity, not exceeding 300 l, whether or not lined or heat insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment (73.10);
    4. Other articles of copper (74.19);
    5. Other articles of nickel (75.08);
    6. Aluminium reservoirs, tanks, vats and similar containers, for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of a capacity exceeding 300 l, whether or not lined or heat-insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment (7611.00.00);
    7. Aluminium casks, drums, cans, boxes and similar containers (including rigid or collapsible tubular containers), for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of a capacity, not exceeding 300 l, whether or not lined or heat-insulated (76.12);
    8. Other articles of lead (78.06); and
    9. Other articles of zinc (7907.00.93 and 7907.00.99); and
  10. From used washing machines, including both wash and dry, such as  machinery (other than machines of heading 84.50) for washing, cleaning, wringing, drying, ironing, pressing (including fusing presses), bleaching, dyeing, dressing, finishing, coating or impregnating textile yarns, fabrics or made up textile articles:
    1. Each of a dry linen capacity not exceeding 10 kg (8451.21.00 00);
    2. Parts (8451.29.00 00); and
    3. Others (8451.40.00 00).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

042 Fish live, fresh or chilled for human consumption
0301 Live fish.
030199 Other
043 Crustaceans, live, fresh or chilled
0306 Crustaceans, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; smoked crustaceans, whether in shell or not, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; crustaceans, in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling
030622 Lobsters (Homarus spp.)
030624 Crabs
030626 Coldwater shrimps and prawns (Pandalus spp., Crangon crangon)
030627 Other shrimps and prawns
044 Molluscs live, fresh or chilled
0307 Molluscs, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; smoked molluscs, whether in shell or not, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals and pellets of molluscs, fit for human consumpt
030741 Live, fresh or chilled
212 Prepared & preserved fish, crustaceans, molluscs
0306 Crustaceans, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; smoked crustaceans, whether in shell or not, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; crustaceans, in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling
030612 Lobsters (Homarus spp.)
030614 Crabs
030616 Coldwater shrimps and prawns (Pandalus spp., Crangon crangon)
030617 Other shrimps and prawns
0307 Molluscs, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; smoked molluscs, whether in shell or not, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals and pellets of molluscs, fit for human consumpt
030719 Other
030729 Other
030739 Other
030749 Other
030759 Other
030779 Other
219 Oil-cake; flours & meals of oil seeds; vegetable waxes; etc.
2304 Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of soyabean oil.
230400 Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of soyabean oil.
239 Food products n.e.c.
2103 Sauces and preparations therefor; mixed condiments and mixed seasonings; mustard flour and meal and prepared mustard.
210390 Other
364 Packaging products of plastics
3923 Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics.
392330 Carboys, bottles, flasks and similar articles
392390 Other
411 Basic iron & steel
7207 Semifinished products of iron or nonalloy steel.
720719 Other
412 Products of iron or steel
7211 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, not clad, plated or coated.
721123 Containing by weight less than 0.25 % of carbon
422 Tanks, reservoirs & containers of iron, steel or aluminium
7309 Reservoirs, tanks, vats and similar containers for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of iron or steel, of a capacity exceeding 300 l, whether or not lined or heatinsulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment.
730900 Reservoirs, tanks, vats and similar containers for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of iron or steel, of a capacity exceeding 300 l, whether or not lined or heatinsulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment.
429 Other fabricated metal products
7310 Tanks, casks, drums, cans, boxes and similar containers, for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of iron or steel, of a capacity not exceeding 300 l, whether or not lined or heat insulated, but not fitted with mechanical or thermal equ
731010 Of a capacity of 50 l or more
731021 Cans which are to be closed by soldering or crimping
731029 Other
7419 Other articles of copper.
741999 Other
7508 Other articles of nickel.
750890 Other
7612 Aluminium casks, drums, cans, boxes and similar containers (including rigid or collapsible tubular containers), for any material (other than compressed or liquefied gas), of a capacity not exceeding 300 l, whether or not lined or heatinsulated, but not f
761210 Collapsible tubular containers
761290 Other
7907 Other articles of zinc.
790700 Other articles of zinc.
446 Machinery for textile, apparel & leather production; parts
8451 Machinery (other than machines of heading 84.50) for washing, cleaning, wringing, drying, ironing, pressing (including fusing presses), bleaching, dyeing, dressing, finishing, coating or impregnating textile yarns, fabrics or made up textile articles and
845129 Other
845190 Parts

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