ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Jul 2009

In July 2009, the government of Saudi Arabia announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Source: Saudi Arabia Press Agency (SPA)
http://www.spa.gov.sa/popdetails.php?id=687582&catid=5


Inception date: 26 Jul 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

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..

AFFECTED SECTORS