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 ban

In February 2018, Malaysia announced the following amendments to the list of prohibited imports.

  1. The removal of the following products:
    • 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; 
    • Other semifinished products of iron or nonalloy steel (7207.19); 
    • Other sauces and preparations therefor; mixed condiments and mixed seasonings; mustard flour and meal and prepared mustard (2103.90.11 and 2103.90.13); 
    • Pellets of rice (1103.20.00);
    • 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); and
    • Clinical waste (3825.30).
  2. The removal of the following products, from waste which may contain disposed containers, bags or equipment contaminated with chemicals, pesticides, mineral oil or scheduled wastes such as: 
    • 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);
    • 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);
    • 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);
    • Other articles of copper (74.19);
    • Other articles of nickel (75.08);
    • 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);
    • 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);
    • Other articles of lead (78.06);
    • Other articles of zinc (7907.00.93 and 7907.00.99)
  3. The removal of the following products, 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:
    • Each of a dry linen capacity not exceeding 10 kg (8451.21.00 00);
    • Parts (8451.29.00 00); and
    • Others (8451.40.00 00);
  4. The removal of the following products, from used refrigerators including freezer, minibar (84.18 excluding parts).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
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EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

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.
741991 Cast, moulded, stamped or forged, but not further worked
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
7806 Other articles of lead.
780600 Other articles of lead.
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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