ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Nov 2010

In November 2010, the government of Nigeria announced a change in the technical requirements for goods market entry.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO. (June 2011). REPORT TO THE TPRB FROM THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL
ON TRADE-RELATED DEVELOPMENTS. Available at http://wto.org/english/news_e/sppl_e/sppl196_e.htm


Inception date: 19 Nov 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Technical barrier to trade

On 19 November 2010, the govenrment of Nigeria raised the age limit for the importation of used cars. Imported used vehicles may now be as old as 15 years, while prior to the change only a maximum age of 10 years was allowed.

AFFECTED SECTORS