ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Oct 2018
The government of Panama has adopted new legislation banning the importation of milk, cheese and certain meats.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
National Assembly of Panama. Asamblea Nacional de Panamá. Proyecto de Ley 680 de 2018. Available at: http://www.asamblea.gob.pa/proyley/2018_P_680.pdf
On 8 October 2018, the National Assembly of Panama has adopted the Provisional Law 680-2018 allowing the Ministry of Agriculture to establish temporary import ban on certain agricultural commodities. Concretely, the new legislation prohibits the importation of milk, cheese and certain meats for a period of 12 months starting on 9 October 2018.
The HS Codes affected by Provisional Law 680-2018 have been enclosed under tariff lines 0201, 0202, 0203, 0207, 0401, 0404 and 0407.