ANNOUNCEMENT 16 May 2011

In May 2011, the government of Pakistan announced a change in import formalities.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO. (November 2011). OVERVIEW OF DEVELOPMENTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL TRADING ENVIRONMENT (WT/TPR/OV/14). Available at http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news11_e/igo_26oct11_e.htm


Inception date: 16 May 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

As confirmed by the Permanent Delegation of Pakistan to the WTO, the government of Pakistan has introduced a pre-shipment inspection requirement on used buses. The new rule, effective since 16 May 2011, targets imported vehicles that are more than 3 years old and have a capacity of 40 passengers or more.

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