ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Feb 2010In February 2010, the government of Bolivia announced an altered export prohibition.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, Gaceta Official (Official Gazette), Decrete Supremo No 0434 (Supreme Decree No 0434), 19.02.2010:
Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, Gaceta Official (Official Gazette), Decrete Supremo No 0464 (Supreme Decree No 0464), 31.03.2010:
On February 19, 2010, the Bolivian President decided to temporary ban export of sugar (Supreme Decree No 0434).
The products subject to the measure are classified under the following HS code subheading: 1701.
According to the UN Comtrade Database, in 2009 the following countries imported goods classified under HS code subheading 1701 from Bolivia with a trade value over the GTA threshold of USD 1 million: Colombia (USD 37.11 million), Peru (USD 17.51 million), United States of America (USD 3.23 million), Venezuela (USD 2.36 million), Chile (USD 2.36 million), Belgium (USD 1.91 million) and Syria (USD 1.81 million).
On March 31, 2010, the Bolivian President decided to revoke the export ban (Supreme Decree No 0464).