ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Jun 2021
In June 2021, the government of Turkey issued a communique (2021/5) introducing a licensing requirement on the export of certain wood and wood products.
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Official Gazette of Turkey, “İHRACI KAYDA BAĞLI MALLARA İLİŞKİN TEBLİĞ (TEBLİĞ NO: İHRACAT 2006/7)’DE DEĞİŞİKLİK YAPILMASINA DAİR TEBLİĞ (İHRACAT 2021/5)”, [Communiqué (2021/4) amending the Communiqué (2006/7) on goods subject to export licensing. Available at: https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2021/06/20210604-7.htm
On 4 June 2021, the government of Turkey issued a communique (2021/5) introducing a licensing requirement on the export of certain wood and wood products including particleboard, oriented strand board (OSB), and fiberboard. Subject products are classified under the tariff headings 4407, 4410, and 4411.
The decision is taken through an amendment of the Communiqué (No. 2006/7) on goods that are subject to export licensing requirements. According to the communique, those who want to export the products listed in the Communique are required to apply for an export license from the Ministry of Trade. The export licensing procedure is not an automatic procedure and granting an export license is at the discretion of the Ministry of Trade.