Import Prohibition List

  1. Live or Dead Birds including Frozen Poultry - H.S. Codes 0105.1100 - 0105.9900, 0106.3100 - 0106.3900, 0207.1100 - 0207.3600 and 0210.9 900
  2. Pork and Pork Products, Beef and Beef Products, Mutton, Lamb and Goat Meat - H.S. Codes 0201.1000 - 0204.5000, 0206.1000 - 0206.9000, 0210.1000 - 0210.2000, 0511.1000 and 0511.9900, 1601.0000, 1602.1000 - 1602.2000 and 1602.4100 - 1602.9000.
  3. Birds Eggs - H.S. Code 0407.0000.
  4. Flowers [Plastic and Fresh] - H.S. Codes 0603.1000 - 0603.9000, 6702.1000 - 6702.9000.
  5. Cassava/Cassava Products - H.S. Codes 0714.1000, 1106.2000, 1108.1400 and 1903.0000.
  6. Fresh and Dried Fruits - H.S. Code 0801.1100 - 0814.0000.
  7. Maize - H.S. Codes 1005.1000 - 1005.9000, Sorghum - H.S. Code 1007.0000, Millet - H.S. Codes 1008.1000 - 9000.
  8. Wheat Flour - H.S. Code 1101.0000, Maize Flour, Cereal Groats, Meal and Pallets H.S. Code 1102.1000 - 1103.2000.
  9. Vegetable Oils and Fats - H.S. Code 1507.1000 - 1516.2000 [but excluding Linseed and Castor Oils, Hydrogenated Vegetable Fats used as Industrial Raw Materials and Olive Oil in bottles] H.S. Codes 1515.1100 - 1515.1900, 1515.3000, 1515.9000, 1516.2000 and 1509.1000 - 9000.
  10. Sugar Confectionaries [Other than Chocolate] - H.S. Code1704.1000 - 1704.9000.
  11. Cocoa Butter, Powder and Cakes - H.S. Codes 1802. - 1803.2000, 1805.0000, 1806.1000 - 1806.2000 and 1804.0000.
  12. Spaghetti/Noodles - H.S. Codes 1902.1100 - 1902.3000 [but excluding Lasagne, Gnocchi, Ravioli and Cannelloni].
  13. Biscuits - H.S. Codes 1905.3100 - 1905.3200.
  14. Fruit Juice in Retail Packs - H.S. Codes 2009.1100 - 2009.9000.
  15. Waters, including Mineral Waters and Aerated Waters, not containing added Sugar or Sweetening Matter or Flavoured, Ice-Snow - H.S. Codes 2201.1000 - 2201.9000
  16. Waters, including Mineral Waters and Aerated Waters containing added Sugar or Sweetening Matter or Flavoured, and other non-alcoholic Beverages - H.S. Codes 2202.1000 - 2202.9000 [excluding Power or Health Drinks {Liquid Dietary Supplements} e.g. Power Horse, Red Ginseng Aloe Vera Gel, etc].
  17. Beer [Bottled, Canned or otherwise Packed] - H.S. Code 2203.0000 and 2206.0000.
  18. Bentonites and Barytes - H.S. Codes 2508.1000 - 2508.0000 and 2511.1000.
  19. Bagged Cement - H.S. Code 2523.2900.22 [excluding White Cement]. However, importation of Bagged Cement by beneficiaries of the Special Concession as approved by Mr. President shall be allowed until further notice.
  20. Medicaments falling under Headings 3003 and 3004 as indicated below: 

    1. Paracetamol Tablets and Syrups 
    2. Cotrimoxazole Tablets Syrups 
    3. Metronidazole Tablets and Syrups 
    4. Chloroquine Tablets and Syrups 
    5. Haematinic Formulations; Ferrous Sulphate and Ferrous Gluconate Tablets, Folic Acid Tablets, Vitamine B Complex Tablet [except modified released formulations]. 
    6. Multivitamin Tablets, capsules and Syrups [except special formulations]. 
    7. Aspirin Tablets [except modified released formulation and soluble aspirin]. 
    8. Magnesium trisilicate tablets and suspensions. 
    9. Piperazine tablets and Syrups 
    10. Levamisole Tablets and Syrups 
    11. Clotrimazole Cream 
    12. Ointments - Penicilin/Gentamycin 
    13. Pyrantel Pamoate tablets and Syrups 
    14. Intravenous Fluids [Dextrose, Normal Saline, etc.] 
  21. Waste Pharmaceuticals - H.S. Code 3006.8000
  22. Toothpaste of all kinds - H.S. Code 3306.1000
  23. Finished Soaps [including soap noodles and flakes] and Detergents - H.S. Code 3401.1100 - 3402.9000 [but excluding all raw materials which shall also attract 10% duty rate]. However, Soap Noodle and Slakes to attract 20% Duty rate