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 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. All of the codes refer to HS codes unless referred to otherwise, where they would be in ASEAN Harmonized Tariff Nomenclature (AHTN) codes.

  1. The introduction of the following products to the list, in particular, medicine-making machine:
    • 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);
  2. The introduction of the following products to the list:
    • bipyridine, a type of heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen heteroatom(s) only (2933.39.30);
    • Other inorganic or organic compounds of mercury, whether or not chemically defined, excluding amalgams;
  3. The introduction of the following products to the list:
    • 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);
  4. The introduction of the following products to the list:
    • 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.
030193 Carp (Cyprinus carpio, Carassius carassius, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, Hypophthalmichthys spp., Cirrhinus spp., Mylopharyngodon piceus)
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
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
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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