ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Jul 2009In July 2009, the government of Saudi Arabia announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.
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Source: Saudi Arabia Press Agency (SPA)
On 26 July 2009 the Saudi Arabian Saline Water Conversion Corporation (a government entity)announced an import ban on equipments used in the water desalination process. Certifying domestic production as being on a par with international standards, the Saudi Government imposed the ban in order to protect domestic industry and increase domestic production, as per its strategic plan for the sector..