ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Dec 2008

In December 2008, the government of Bolivia announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



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


Inception date: 03 Dec 2008 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

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.

AFFECTED SECTORS