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: 01 Mar 2018 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export licensing requirement

In February 2018, Malaysia announced the following amendments to the licensing requirements for the list of prohibited exports:

The introduction of the export licencing requirement, issued by the Lembaga Kemajuan Ikan Malaysia to the following product lines:

  1. Live fish, aquatic animals, aquatic plants, seaweed, algae, crustaceans and molluscs, soft corals and fish eggs (roes);
  2. Marine live fish, including all species of finfish, crustaceans and molluscs, including their eggs, spawn, fry, fingerling, spat or young;
  3. 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; 
  4. Hard and soft corals; and
  5. Other fishery products unfit for human consumption.

The introduction of the export licencing requirement, issued by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry for the Kimberley Process Certificate, for the following product:

  1. Rough diamond.

The introduction of the export licencing requirement, issued by the Pesticides Board, Department of Agriculture, for the following product:

  1. Paraquat Dichloride and its salts (HS 2933.39).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

018 Sugar crops
1212 Locust beans, seaweeds and other algae, sugar beet and sugar cane, fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not ground; fruit stones and kernels and other vegetable products (including unroasted chicory roots of the variety Cichorium intybus sativum) o
121293 Sugar cane
019 Forage; natural rubber; living plants; raw vegetable materials
1211 Plants and parts of plants (including seeds and fruits), of a kind used primarily in perfumery, in pharmacy or for insecticidal, fungicidal or similar purposes, fresh or dried, whether or not cut, crushed or powdered.
121120 Ginseng roots
121190 Other
041 Fish, live, not for human consumption
0301 Live fish.
030111 Freshwater
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
030624 Crabs
030627 Other shrimps and prawns
030629 Other, including flours, meals and pellets of crustaceans, fit for human consumption
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
030771 Live, fresh or chilled
045 Other aquatic invertebrates, live, fresh or chilled
0308 Aquatic invertebrates other than crustaceans and molluscs, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; smoked aquatic invertebrates other than crustaceans and molluscs, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals
030830 Jellyfish (Rhopilema spp.)
030890 Other
049 Other aquatic plants & animals
1212 Locust beans, seaweeds and other algae, sugar beet and sugar cane, fresh, chilled, frozen or dried, whether or not ground; fruit stones and kernels and other vegetable products (including unroasted chicory roots of the variety Cichorium intybus sativum) o
121221 Fit for human consumption
212 Prepared & preserved fish, crustaceans, molluscs
1605 Crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, prepared or preserved.
160521 Not in airtight container
160529 Other
160554 Cuttle fish and squid
2301 Flours, meals and pellets, of meat or meat offal, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, unfit for human consumption; greaves.
230120 Flours, meals and pellets, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates

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