Special regulations for certain goods
For certain goods special rules and regulations (import
restrictions) apply which you have to take into account. Therefore it is important that you find out if there are any rules and regulations that apply to your goods before you start importing them.
The reasons for the restrictions are
- trade policy
- environmental reasons
- health and security
- to prevent the spread of animal and plant diseases.
The rules and regulations that you will meet depends on the goods that you import.
Examples of goods to which special rules and regulations apply
- living animals and animal products
- firearms and ammunition
- alcoholic beverages
- chemical products
- medical products and narcotics
- endangered species of animals and plants (CITES).