ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Dec 2010

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

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Government of Pakistan
Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Revenue; Customs Import; SRO.577(I)/2005, amendment S.R.O.84(I)/2010

Secondary source in English: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2011%5C03%5C30%5Cstory_30-3-2011_pg5_1

Update: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2012%5C09%5C02%5Cstory_2-9-2012_pg5_5


Inception date: 08 Dec 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Technical barrier to trade

On 8 December 2010, the govenrment of Pakistan raised the age limit forthe importation of used cars. Imported used vehicles may now be as oldas 5 years, while prior to the change only a maximum age of 3 yearswas allowed.
 
Update (11 October 2012): The ceiling has been reduced to 4 years which is still above previous limit of 3 years. 

AFFECTED SECTORS