ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Apr 2012

In April 2012, the government of Senegal announced a change in the technical requirements for goods market entry.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 25 Apr 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Technical barrier to trade

As of 25 April 2012 in Senegal the used private vehicles and light commercial vehicles up to maximum 3.5 tons can be imported up to the age of 8 years (before the limit was 5 years).
Also commercial passenger vehicles with a minimum of 7 seats can be imported up to a maximum age of 8 years (before the limit was 7 years).
The maximum age for the import of used commercial vehicles with more than 3.5 tons remains unaltered at 10 years. The import of used bicycles and motorcycles with a cubic capacity below 50 cmł remains prohibited.
 

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