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What are Non-Tariff Barriers?
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A: Sanitary and phytosanitary measures
A1: Prohibitions/restrictions of imports for SPS reasons
A11: Temporary geographic prohibitions for SPS reasons
A12: Geographical restrictions on eligibility
A13: Systems Approach
A14: Special Authorization requirement for SPS reasons
A15: Registration requirements for importers
A19: Prohibitions/restrictions of imports for SPS reasons n.e.s.
A2: Tolerance limits for residues and restricted use of substances
A21: Tolerance limits for residues of or contamination by certain (non-microbiological) substances
A22: Restricted use of certain substances in foods and feeds and their contact materials
A3: Labelling, Marking and Packaging requirements
A31: Labelling requirements
A32: Marking requirements
A33: Packaging requirements
A4: Hygienic requirements
A41: Microbiological criteria of the final product
A42: Hygienic practices during production
A49: Hygienic requirements n.e.s.
A5: Treatment for elimination of plant and animal pests and disease-causing organisms in the final product (e.g. Post-harvest treatment)
A51: Cold/heat treatment
A59: Treatment for elimination of plant and animal pests and disease-causing organisms in the final product, n.e.s.
A6: Other requirements on production or post-production processes
A61: Plant growth processes
A62: Animal raising or catching processes
A63: Food and feed processing
A64: Storage and transport conditions
A69: Other requirements on production or post-production processes, n.e.s
A8: Conformity assessment related to SPS
A81: Product registration requirement
A82: Testing requirement
A83: Certification requirement
A84: Inspection requirement
A85: Traceability requirements
A851: Origin of materials and parts
A852: Processing history
A853: Distribution and location of products after delivery
A859: Traceability requirements, n.e.s.
A86: Quarantine requirement
A89: Conformity assessment related to SPS n.e.s.
A9: SPS measures n.e.s.
B: Technical barriers to trade
B1: Prohibitions/restrictions of imports for objectives set out in the TBT agreement
B11: Prohibition for TBT reasons
B14: Authorization requirement for TBT reasons
B15: Registration requirement for importers for TBT reasons
B19: Prohibitions/restrictions of imports for objectives set out in the TBT agreement, n.e.s.
B2: Tolerance limits for residues and restricted use of substances
B21: Tolerance limits for residues of or contamination by certain substances
B22: Restricted use of certain substances
B3: Labelling, Marking and Packaging requirements
B31: Labelling requirements
B32: Marking requirements
B33: Packaging requirements
B4: Production or Post-Production requirements
B41: TBT regulations on production processes
B42: TBT regulations on transport and storage
B49: Production or Post-Production requirements n.e.s.
B6: Product identity requirement
B7: Product quality or performance requirement
B8: Conformity assessment related to TBT
B81: Product registration requirement
B82: Testing requirement
B83: Certification requirement
B84: Inspection requirement
B85: Traceability information requirements
B851: Origin of materials and parts
B852: Processing history
B853: Distribution and location of products after delivery
B859: Traceability requirements, n.e.s.
B89: Conformity assessment related to TBT n.e.s.
B9: TBT Measures n.e.s.
C: Pre-shipment inspection and other formalities
C1: Pre-shipment inspection
C2: Direct consignment requirement
C3: Requirement to pass through specified port of customs
C4: Import monitoring and surveillance requirements and other automatic licensing measures
C9: Other formalities, n.e.s.
D: Contingent trade protective measures
D1: Antidumping measure
D11: Antidumping investigation
D12: Antidumping duty
D13: Price undertaking
D2: Countervailing measure
D21: Countervailing investigation
D22: Countervailing duty
D3: Safeguard measures
D31: General (multilateral) safeguard
D311: Safeguard investigation
D312: Safeguard duty
D313: Safeguard quantitative restriction
D314: Safeguard measure, other form
D32: Agricultural special safeguard
D321: Volume-based agricultural special safeguard
D322: Price-based agricultural special safeguard
D39: Safeguard, n.e.s.
E: Non-automatic licensing, quotas, prohibitions and quantity control measures other than for SPS or TBT reasons
E1: Non-automatic import licensing procedures other than authorizations for SPS or TBT reasons
E11: Licensing for economic reasons
E111: Licensing procedure with no specific ex-ante criteria
E112: Licensing for specified use
E113: Licensing linked with local production
E119: Licensing for economic reasons n.e.s.
E12: Licensing for non-economic reasons
E121: Licensing for religious, moral or cultural reasons
E122: Licensing for political reasons
E129: Licensing for non-economic reasons n.e.s.
E211: Global allocation
E212: Country allocation
E22: Seasonal quotas
E221: Global allocation
E222: Country allocation
E231: Global allocation
E232: Country allocation
E3: Prohibitions other than for SPS and TBT reasons
E31: Prohibition for economic reasons
E311: Full prohibition (import ban)
E312: Seasonal prohibition
E313: Temporary prohibition, including suspension of issuance of licences
E314: Prohibition of importation in bulk
E315: Prohibition of products infringing patents or other intellectual property rights
E316: Prohibition of used, repaired or remanufactured goods
E319: Prohibition for economic reasons, n.e.s.
E32: Prohibition for non-economic reasons
E321: Prohibition for religious, moral or cultural reasons
E322: Prohibition for political reasons (embargo)
E329: Prohibition for non-economic reasons, n.e.s.
E5: Export restraint arrangement
E51: Voluntary export restraint arrangements (VERs)
E511: Quota agreement
E512: Consultation agreement
E513: Administrative co-operation agreement
E59: Export restraint arrangements n.e.s.
E6: Tariff Rate Quotas
E61: WTO bound TRQs
E611: Global allocation
E612: Country allocation
E62: Other TRQs
E621: Global allocation
E622: Country allocation
E9: Quantity control measures n.e.s.
F: Price control measures including additional taxes and charges
F1: Administrative measures affecting customs value
F11: Minimum import prices
F12: Reference prices
F19: Other administrative measures affecting the customs value, n.e.s.
F2: Voluntary export price restraints (VEPRs)
F3: Variable charges
F31: Variable levies
F32: Variable components
F39: Variable charges n.e.s
F4: Customs Surcharges
F5: Seasonal duties
F6: Additional taxes and charges levied in connection to services provided by the Government
F61: Custom inspection, processing and servicing fees
F62: Merchandise handling or storing fees
F63: Tax on foreign exchange transactions
F64: Stamp tax
F65: Import licence fee
F66: Consular invoice fee
F67: Statistical tax
F68: Tax on transport facilities
F69: Additional charges n.e.s.
F7: Internal taxes and charges levied on imports
F71: Consumption taxes
F72: Excise taxes
F73: Taxes and charges for sensitive product categories
F79: Internal taxes and charges levied on imports n.e.s.
F8: Decreed Customs Valuations
F9: Prince control measures n.e.s
G: Finance measures
G1: Advance payment requirement
G11: Advance import deposit
G12: Cash margin requirement
G13: Advance payment of customs duties
G14: Refundable deposits for sensitive product categories
G19: Advance payment requirements n.e.s.
G2: Multiple exchange rates
G3: Regulation on official foreign exchange allocation
G31: Prohibition of foreign exchange allocation
G32: Bank authorization
G33: Authorization linked with non-official foreign exchange
G331: External foreign exchange
G332: Importers' own foreign exchange
G339: Licence linked with non-official foreign exchange, n.e.s.
G39: Regulation on official foreign exchange allocation, n.e.s.
G4: Regulations concerning terms of payment for imports
G9: Finance measures n.e.s.
H: Measures affecting competition
H1: State trading enterprises, for importing; other selective import channels
H11: State trading enterprises, for importing
H19: Other selective import channels, n.e.s.
H2: Compulsory use of national services
H21: Compulsory national insurance
H22: Compulsory national transport
H29: Compulsory national service, n.e.s.
H9: Measures affecting competitions, n.e.s.
I: Trade-related investment measures
I1: Local content measures
I2: Trade balancing measures
I9: Trade-related investment measures, n.e.s
J: Distribution restrictions
J1: Geographical restriction
J2: Restriction on resellers
K: Restriction on post-sales services
L: Subsidies (excluding export subsidies under P7)
M: Government procurement restrictions
N: Intellectual property
O: Rules of origin
P: Export related measures
P1: Export license, quota, prohibition and other quantitative restriction
P11: Export Prohibition
P12: Export quotas
P13: Licensing or permit requirements to export
P14: Export Registration requirements
P19: Export quantitative restrictions, n.e.s.
P2: State trading enterprises, for exporting; other selective export channels
P21: State trading enterprises, for exporting
P29: Other selective export channels, n.e.s.
P3: Export price control measures
P4: Measures on Re-Export
P5: Export taxes and charges
P6: Export technical measures
P61: Inspection requirement
P62: Certification required by the exporting country
P69: Export technical measures, n.e.s.
P7: Export subsidies
P8: Export credits
P9: Export measures n.e.s.
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Democratic Republic of the Congo
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- SADC -
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Seeds for sowing
Plants and plant products
Foodstuffs of animal origin
Foodstuffs of non-animal origin
Fresh fruits and vegetables
Meat products and Fresh or chilled meat
Fish products and fresh or chilled fish
Food contact materials
Medicines for human use
Medicines for animal use
Iron and steel products
Ferrous scrap metals
Non-ferrous scrap metals
Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
Endangered species (animals only)
Endangered species (plants only)
Hazardous chemicals and pesticides
Persistent organic pollutants