ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Mar 2020

On 26 March 2020, the Israeli government imposed a temporary licensing requirement on the export of certain cleaning products and disinfectants during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Tel Aviv Chamber of Commerce (26.03.2020), “צו יצוא חופשי )הוראת שעה(, התש"ף-2020”, [Temporary Export Order] (No.1911). Available at: https://www.chamber.org.il/media/162832/צו-יצוא-חופשי-הוראת-שעה-פרסום-ברשומות-חיטוי-מקח-1911.pdf

The government of Israel, (30.04.2020) “צו יצוא חופשי )הוראת שעה(, התש"ף-2020”, [Temporary Export Order] (No.1918). Available at: www.gov.il/BlobFolder/service/export-essential-equipment-corona/he/corona-export-order-correction-5.pdf

Inception date: 26 Mar 2020 | Removal date: 31 May 2020

Export licensing requirement

On 26 March 2020, the government of Israel announced introducing a temporary licensing requirement on the exports of certain cleaning products and disinfectants classified under the tariff subheading 340220 and 380890. The decision is taken to ensure the availability of essential medical supplies in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Previously, on 20 March 2020, the government of Israel imposed a temporary licensing requirement on the exports of respirators (please see related state act).

The licensing requirement will be valid until 30 April 2020.

On 7 April 2020, the government of Israel imposed a temporary licensing requirement on the exports of certain medical equipment and devices (please see related state act).

On 30 April 2020, the government of Israel extended the implementation period of the export licensing requirement until 31 May 2020.

 

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