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FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE

Tel: 09 -2343787

BD.12237/S.25/V/172 February 25,2004

IMPORT PROHIBITION ORDER

This is to inform you that Government has placed ban on importation of the following
under listed items with immediate effect:-

1. Textile fabrics of all types and articles thereof, chapter’s 50 – 63, but excluding:-

(a) Nylon tyre core – H. S. Code 5902.1000-5902.9000

(b) Multifilament Nylon Chafer fabrics and tracing cloth
H. S. Code 5111.2000; 5112.2000 and 5901.9000

(c) Mattress Tickings – H. S. Code 5903.1000-5903.9000

(d) Narrow Fabrics – H. S. Code 5806.1000 – 5806.4000

(e) Trimmings and Linings – H. S. Codes 5909.0000; 6117.9000; 5808.9000;
6003.0000;6307.9000.

(f) Made-up Fishing nets – H. S. Code 5608.1100

(g) Mosquito Netting Materials – H. S. Code 5608.1900 and 5608.9000

(h) Gloves for Industrial use – H. S. Code 6116.1000-6116.9900

(i) Canvas Fabrics for Manufacture of Fan Belts – H. S. Code 5907.0000, 5908.0000

(j) Moulding cups Lacra – H. S. Code 6212.9000

(k) Elastic Bands – H. S. Code 5604.9000

(l) Motifs – H. S. Code 5810.1000 – 5810.9000

(m) Textile Fabrics and articles for Technical use – H. S. Code 5911.1000 – 5911.9000

(n) Transmission or Conveyor belt or belting of textile materials – H. S. Code 5910.9000

(o) Poly propylene primary backing material – H. S. Code 5512.1100 – 5512.9900

(p) Fibre rope – H. S. Code 5607.1000 – 5607.9000

(q) Mutilated rags – H. S. Code 6310.1100

(r) Sacks and bags – H. S. Code 6305.1000 and 6305.2000

2. Men’s Foot wear and Bags of leather and plastic’s (excluding ladies) – H. S. Code 3926.2000,
6401.1000 – 6405.9000, 4202.1100 – 4202.9000

3. Soap and Detergents – H. S. Code 3401.1100 – 3402.9000

4. Furniture – H. S. Codes 9401.1000 – 9401.9000; 9403.1000 – 9406.0000

5. Assembled Bicycles (excluding CKD) – H. S. Code 8712.0000

6. Flowers (Plastics and Fresh) – H. S. Codes 0603.1000 – 0603.9000, 6702.1000-
6702.9000

7. Fresh Fruits – H. S. Code 0801.1100 – 0814.0000

8. Cutlasses, Axes, Pick axes, spades, shovels, – H. S. Code 8201.1000 – 8201.9000

9. Wheel barrows – H. S. Code 8716.8000.8100

10. Pork and Pork products, Beef and Beef Products, mutton, lamb and Goat Meat – H.
S. Codes 0210.1900; 1602.4900; 0202.2000; 1602.5000; 0204.4200; 0204.4300;
1602.9000; 0204.1000; 0204.2200; 0304.3000; 0210.7900; 0204.5000;
0208.9000; 0210.9900 and 1602.9000.

11. Tooth pastes – H. S. Code 3306.1000

12. Pencils – H. S. Code 9609.1000 – 9609.9000

13. Ball point pens – H. S. Code 9608.1000

14. Plastic Plates, Knives, Spoons, Forks, Cups, Buckets, Bowls, Bins Containers and
Hangers – H. S. Code 3924.1000 – 3924.9000.

15. Barytes and Bentonites – H. S. Code 2508.1000.1100, 2508.1000.1900

16. Vegetable Oils – H. S. Code 1507.1100 – 1516.2000

17. Corrugated Boards and Cartons – H. S. Codes 4808.1000; 4819.1000 – 4819.6000

18. Live or Dead Birds – H. S. Code 0106.3100 – 0106.9000; 0208.9000, 0210.9900.

2. A grace period of 90 days is allowed to enable all importers who must have entered into
Irrevocable trade agreement before the release of this ban order to allow them process and clear the goods at the prevailing duty rates. The grace period of 90 days takes effect from 7th January, 2004.

3. You are pleased advised to comply strictly with the above directive.

Mrs Nenadi E. Usman

Honourable Minister of Finance.

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