Committee on Market Access - Notification pursuant to the decision on notification procedures for quantitative restrictions (G/L/59/Rev.1) - Kyrgyz Republic - Addendum

NOTIFICATION PURSUANT TO THE DECISION ON NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES
FOR QUANTITATIVE RESTRICTIONS (G/L/59/Rev.1)

Kyrgyz Republic

Addendum

The following communication, dated 27 October 2022, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

 

A.      Notifying Member:  Kyrgyz Republic

B.      Date of notification:  27 October 2022

C.      First time notification:

      Yes

      No, last notification was made in (doc. symbol): G/MA/QR/N/KGZ/1/Add.17

D.      Type of notification:

      1.  Complete (i.e. notification of all quantitative restrictions in force)

      2.  Changes to a notification previously made in G/MA/QR/N/KGZ/1 which are of the following nature:

            2.1   Introduction of new restrictions, as listed in Section 1.

            2.2   Elimination of restrictions, as described in G below.

            2.3   Modification of a previously notified restriction, as described in Section 1.

      3.  Reverse notification of restrictions maintained by (Member):

E.     The notification provides information for the following biennial period (e.g. 2012‑2014): 2022-2024 and relates to restrictions in force as of 27 October 2022

F.      This notification contains information* relating to:

      Section 1:   List of quantitative restrictions that are currently in force.

      Section 2:  Cross-reference to other WTO notifications with information on quantitative restrictions that are currently in force and additional information.

G.      Comments of a general nature, including a description of the elimination of restrictions notified under D.2.2 and the date they ceased to be in force.

In accordance with Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic #581, dated 24.10.2022, the temporary export restriction on coal (classified by codes 2701 and 2702 of EAEU HS) from the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic by road (with the exception of checkpoints on the Kyrgyz-Chinese state border "Irkeshtam avtodorozhny" and "Torugart avtodorozhny") enters into force on 27 October 2022 for a period of 6 months. If the Kyrgyz Republic has additional measures, a relevant notification will be submitted.


Section 1: List of quantitative restrictions that are currently in force

 

QR
No

General description of the restriction

Type of restriction

 

Tariff line code(s) affected, based on HS (2017)

Detailed Product Description

WTO Justification and Grounds for Restriction, e.g., Other International Commitments

National legal basis and entry into force

 

Administration, modification of previously notified measures, and other comments

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

1

Export prohibition of coal

P-X

2701

 

 

 

 

2702

Coal, Briquettes, ovoids and similar fuel manufactured from coal

 

 

Lignite or brown coal, whether or not agglomerated, excluding jet

GATT Article XI:(2)(a)

 

Decree of Government of the Kyrgyz Republic #581, dated 24.10.2022

 

Entry into force on 27 October 2022 for a period of 6 months

In accordance with Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic #581, dated 24.10.2022, the temporary export restriction on coal from the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic by road (with the exception of checkpoints on the Kyrgyz-Chinese state border "Irkeshtam avtodorozhny" and "Torugart avtodorozhny"). The abovementioned decree comes into force after 3 days since publication (was published on 24 October 2022).

 

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