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Uzbekistan plans to restrict the import of a number of goods
At the end of September, Uzstandard made a proposal to introduce restrictions on the country to import some household appliances, equipment and even smartphones. These the provisions are spelled out in detail in the decree “On additional measures for consumer protection. ” The list with restrictions includes: 1. Refrigerators, freezers, other 2.Fans 3. Air conditioners and other climate equipment 4. Hand tools with internal electric motor 5. Vacuum cleaners 6. Electric heaters 7. Mobile phones 8.Monitors, projectors, etc.
Each type of equipment and machinery has its own acceptable threshold import into the country. This means that soon export to Uzbekistan will be connected. with some limitations. And this will primarily affect the work of large companies exporting their goods to Uzbekistan. The document is expected to enter into force on January 1, 2020. Besides of the listed restrictions, the document also states that those on the list types of equipment, machinery and tools will be able to sell only official representatives of the manufacturer in the country.
Such innovations may well negatively affect the economy. Uzbekistan, complicate the import of products into the country and cause a shortage of many goods. And this despite the fact that competitive domestic production within the country actually not.