Measures referring to technical specification of products or production processes and conformity assessment systems thereof: they exclude SPS measures, but a TBT measure may be applied on food products, if the measure is not for food safety.
a. Prohibition for TBT Reasons
Import prohibition for non-economic, non-SPS reasons such as national security reasons, environment protection etc.
b. Authorization Requirement for TBT Reasons
Requirement that importer should receive authorization, permit or approval from a relevant government agency of the destination country, for non-economic, non-SPS reasons.
c. Registration Requirement for Importers for TBT Reasons
Requirement that importers should be registered in order to import certain products: To register, importers need to comply with certain requirements, documentation and registration fees. It also includes the registration of establishments producing certain products.
d. Prohibitions or Restrictions of Imports for TBT Reasons Not Elsewhere Specified.