ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2010

In January 2010, the government of Gabon announced an altered export prohibition.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Kwatsi, L. 2009. 'Gabon to ban gas flaring, unprocessed log exports.' Reuters Africa. 6 November. http://af.reuters.com/article/equatorialGuineaNews/idAFL670730420091106


Inception date: 01 Jan 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export ban

At the end of 2009 the President of Gabon announced, a ban on unprocessed logs beginning January 2010. The ban is aimed at encouraging the local processing of wood and exportation of finished and semi-finished wood products.
 
In the year prior to the stated measure, no single trading partner has more than the GTA minimum threshold of USD 1 million worth of trade on the affected tariff line.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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