ANNOUNCEMENT 14 May 2013

In May 2013, the government of Saudi Arabia announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 07 Sep 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

On 14 May 2013, the Saudi Ministry of Finance announced the imposition of a ban on imports of high-energy air conditioning. Domestically produced and previously imported ones are still traded in the country, but the Government is planning on prohibiting their usage as well.
The ban entered into force on 7 September 2013.

AFFECTED SECTORS