ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Nov 2013

On 19 November 2013, the Malaysia government announced a change in import formalities.

The amendments come into effect on 31 January 2014.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Federal Government Gazette, P.U. (A) 341/2013 Customs (Prohibition of Imports) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2013. Available at: http://www.federalgazette.agc.gov.my/outputp/pua_20131119_P.U.%20(A)%20341-PERINTAH%20KASTAM%20(LARANGAN%20MENGENAI%20IMPORT)%20(PINDAAN)%20(NO.%203)%202013.pdf

Inception date: 31 Jan 2014 | Removal date: open ended

Import licensing requirement

On 19 November 2013, the Malaysia government introduced additional import requirements for construction products (HS 700529, HS 700521, HS 700510, HS 700530, HS 760720, HS 681182, HS 680610, and HS 701990).

Imports require letters of approval from the Construction Industry Development Board.

The amendments come into effect on 31 January 2014.

AFFECTED SECTORS