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NON - TARIFF MEASURES​

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​1. What are Non-Tariff Measures?

 

  • Non-Tariff Measures are policy measures, other than ordinary customs tariff.

 

2. What is the classification of Non-Tariff Measures?

 

  • The classification is based on the UNCTAD Coding System. 

  • This classification comprises technical measures, such as sanitary or environmental protection measures as well as other traditionally used as instruments of commercial policy, e.g. quotas, price control, exports restrictions, or contingent trade protective measures, and also other behind-the-border measures, such as competition, trade-related investment measures, government procurement or distribution restrictions.

  • It encompasses 16 chapters as illustrated in the table below:

 

 

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Technical Measures ​ ​

A SANITARY AND PHYTOSANITARY MEASURES (SPS)
B TECHNICAL BARRIERS TO TRADE (TBT)
C PRE-SHIPMENT INSPECTION AND OTHER FORMALITIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Technical Measures

D CONTINGENT TRADE-PROTECTIVE MEASURES
E NON-AUTOMATIC LICENSING, QUOTAS, PROHIBITIONS AND QUANTITY-CONTROL MEASURES OTHER THAN FOR SPS OR TBT REASONS
F PRICE-CONTROL MEASURES, INCLUDING ADDITIONAL TAXES AND CHARGES
G FINANCE MEASURES
H MEASURES AFFECTING COMPETITION
I TRADE-RELATED INVESTMENT MEASURES
J DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTIONS
K RESTRICTIONS ON POST-SALES SERVICES
L SUBSIDIES (EXCLUDING EXPORT SUBSIDIES)
M GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT RESTRICTIONS
N INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
O RULES OF ORIGIN

Exports

  P EXPORT-RELATED MEASURES

 

Where Brunei Darussalam's Non-Tariff Measures can be accessed?

 

 

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