ANNOUNCEMENT 20 May 2020

In May 2020, the Supreme Committee for Health and National Safety in Iraq issued decree no. 54 of 2020 that imposes an import ban on certain crops. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

جمهورية العراق، الهيئة العامة للجمارك قرار رقم (٥٤) لسنة ٢٠٢٠ الصادر بتاريخ ٢٠/٠٥/٢٠٢٠.
The Republic of Iraq, General Authority of Customs decree No. (54) for the year 2020 issued on 20/05/2020.
Available at: http://www.customs.mof.gov.iq/ar/node/626

KRG bans grape imports to 'protect our domestic product', Rudaw, 24 September 2019.
Available at: https://www.rudaw.net/english/business/24092019

Inception date: 20 May 2020 | Removal date: open ended

Import ban

On 20 May 2020, the Supreme Committee for Health and National Safety in Iraq issued decree no. 54 of 2020 that imposes import ban on grapes, melons and green beans due to the availability of large quantities of the subject good locally. 

The decree no. 54 of 2020 comes within the framework of Iraq's National Strategy to protect citizens against possible percussions of the Coronavirus.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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