ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Dec 2009

In December 2009, the government of Ecuador announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Jan 2010 | Removal date: open ended

Import ban

On 10 December 2009, Ecuador's Trade and Investment Board (Consejo de Comercio Exterior e Inversiones COMEXI) adopted Resolution No. 529 prohibiting the import of incandescent light bulbs between 25 and 100 Watts for use in the residential sector. This measure entered into force on 1 January 2010.

Update

On 16 July 2020, the Ecuador's Foreign Trade Committee (COMEX) adopted Resolution No. 007-2020 that indefinitely extends the import ban. 

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