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Paraguay Import Regs.: Licenses

Paraguay copyright and trademark law on foreign registrations, import regulations such as labeling and marking requirement, prohibitions information, etc.

Paraguay Import Regs.: Licenses

Postby bridgat » Tue Nov 18, 2008 6:34 am

Paraguay has an import licencing mechanism which applies to all imports, but is generally automatic approval, except for following:
Document required

Product

Issuing authority

Reason invoked

Legal basis
Prior authorization

Firearms, ammunition, explosives and the like

Directorate of War Materials

National security

Law No. 1.910/02 of 19 June 2002
Prior authorization

Insecticides and fungicides

MAG

Health

Decree Law No. 8.051 of 31 July 1941 and Decree No. 10.189 of 22 December 1941 (Agricultural Defence Regulations)
Prior authorization

Hypodermic syringes and needles

MSPBS

Health

Law No. 1.340 of 22 November 1998, as amended by Law No. 68/92 of 17 July 1992, Decree Law No. 9/92 of 17 February 1992 and Law No. 1.881/02 of 24 June 2002
Prior authorization

Raw materials or machinery for producing CDs, as well as other audiovisual materials and computer software

MIC

Action to
combat piracy

Decree No. 1.175 of 27 January 1999, as amended by Decrees No. 10.106/00 of 22 August 2000 and No. 603/03 of 20 October 2003
Prior authorization

Pesticides and related products

MAG

Phytosanitary protection

Law No. 123 of 9 January 1992
Prior authorization

Food products

MAG and MSBPS (INAN)

Health

Decrees No. 1.635/99 of 12 January 1999 and No. 15.298/01 of 13 October 2001
Prior authorization

Narcotic substances and dangerous drugs

MSPBS and SENAD

Health

Law No. 1.340 of 22 November 1988, as amended by Law No. 68/92 of 29 October 1992, Decree Law No. 9/92 of 17 February 1992, and Law No. 1.881/02 of 24 June 2002; Decree No. 4.817 of 15 February 1990
Prior license

Sugar

MIC

Action to combat smuggling

Resolution No. 251/02 of 9 January 2002
Prior license

Certain petroleum
by-products

MIC

Environmental protection

Resolution No. 760/01 of 12 December 2001
Import license

Substances that deplete the ozone layer

MAG

Environmental protection

Decree No. 3.980 of 6 July 1999
Source: WTO

Note: MAG: Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock; MIC: Ministry of Industry and Trade; MSPBS: Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare; INAN: National Food and Nutrition Institute; SENAD: National Anti-Drug Secretariat.
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