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 introduction of import licensing requirements for the following products:

  1. Live fish, aquatic animals, aquatic plants, seaweed, algae, crustaceans and molluscs, soft corals and fish eggs (roes);
  2. Other fishery products unfit for human consumption;
  3. Marine live fish, including all species of finfish, crustaceans and molluscs, including their eggs, spawn, fry, fingerling, spat or young;
  4. Live freshwater fish and cultured marine fish, including all species of finfish, crustaceans and molluscs, aquatic mammals including their eggs, spawn, fry, fingerling, spat or young; and
  5. Hard and soft corals;
  6. Medicine-making machines, in particular:
    • Preparation of a kind used in animal feeding containing polymyxin including polymyxin B and polymyxin E (colistin);
    • Organic compounds of polymyxin including polymyxin B and polymyxin E (colistin); and
    • Medicaments containing polymyxin including polymyxin B and polymyxin E (colistin).
  7. Bipyridine, a type of heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen heteroatom(s) only (2933.39.30);
  8. Other inorganic or organic compounds of mercury, whether or not chemically defined, excluding amalgams;
  9. Combined refrigerator-freezers, fitted with separate external doors (8418.10.11 00 and 8418.10.19 00);
    • Compression type (8418.21.00 00 and 8418.21.90 00); and
    • Others (8418.29.00 00); and
  10. Syringes, needles, cannulae, and the like (ATHN 3825.30.10), and others (ATHN 3825.30.90).

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
341 Basic organic chemicals
2933 Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen heteroatom(s) only.
293339 Other
448 Domestic appliances & parts
8418 Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment, electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15.
841810 Combined refrigeratorfreezers, fitted with separate external doors
841821 Compressiontype

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