ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Feb 2010

In February 2010, the government of Kenya announced an altered export prohibition.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Daily Nation. (11 February 2010). Lead Export Ban Sparks Controversy. Available at http://allafrica.com/stories/201002110946.html

The Standard. (11 February 2010). Export ban on scrap metal may save manufacturers. Available at http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/InsidePage.php?id=2000002989&cid=14&j=&m=&d=


Inception date: 10 Feb 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export ban

In February 2010, according to consistent press reports, the government of Kenya has banned all exports of scrap lead as well as exports of used car batteries. In an apparent move to cushion the rise of domestic prices will no longer be allowed. Only in June 2009, the government had declared lead exports duty free in its Budget Speech 2009/2010.

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