ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Dec 2008In December 2008, the government of Bolivia announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official Gazette. (3 December 2008). Decreto Supremo 29836. Available at http://www.economiayfinanzas.gov.bo/biblioteca/VPT/documentos/aduar/ds_29836.pdf
Official Gazette. (13 May 2009). Decreto Supremo 0123. Available at http://www.economiayfinanzas.gov.bo/biblioteca/VPT/documentos/aduar/ds_123.pdf
Since December 2008, the government of Bolivia has restricted the imports of used vehicles above a certain age. In doing so, the government aims to lower emissions in the country.
In a first step on 3 December 2008, the government banned imports of used public transport vehicles as well as vehicles for the transport of goods older than 5 to 7 years.
In a second step on 13 May 2009, the government has banned imports of tractors, passenger and special purpose vehicles older than 5 to 7 years.