ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Nov 2009

In November 2009, the government of Venezuela announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Gaceta Oficial. (3 November 2009). Ministerios del poder popular para el comercio, para la energia electrica y para la ciencia, tecnologia, e industrias intermedias, p.372.729. Available at http://www.tsj.gov.ve/gaceta/Noviembre/3112009/3112009.pdf


Inception date: 03 Nov 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

On 3 November 2009, the government of Venezuela announced an import ban to certain equipment classified as too energy intensive. According to the specifications of the Venezuelan Gazette certain air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers and water chillers may no longer be imported. The import ban concerns new as well as used products.
 
Already imported products in the given categories must be sold before 30 June 2010.

AFFECTED SECTORS