Explore

Reading Mode

Corona Outbreak: Turkey to Control Export of Medical Masks

04 March, 2020

As per the Communique on the Amendment of the Communique on Export-Prohibited and Pre-Approved Goods published in the Official Gazette dated March 3, 2020 numbered 31058 Export of medical and surgical masks are now subject to pre-authorization of Ministry of Commerce (“Ministry”).

“There was a remarkable growth in mask sales; 45 percent in January and 70 percent in February. Our inspections on 13 firms proceeds due to the complaints on unfair price increase.” Minister Pekcan said.

The Ministry of Commerce added the export of medical masks, gas masks, particle respirators, protective clothes, medical sterile/non-sterile gloves, chemical protective glasses and aprons to the list of goods, which are subject to the Ministry’s pre-authorization, to prevent these goods to enter the black market due to the Corona virus (Covid-19) epidemic that emerged in China and spread worldwide.

Recent Articles & Updates

Short Term Working Payments and Layoff Restrictions Extended in Turkey

05 August, 2020 a week ago

New Obligations for Social Media Platforms in Turkey

04 August, 2020 a week ago

Flashpoints in Tobacco Markets in Times of the COVID-19: Marketing Authorization for IQOS by FDA and Artificial Intelligence

31 July, 2020 2 weeks ago

Layoff Restrictions to be Extended until 2021 Summer in Turkey

29 July, 2020 2 weeks ago

EU-US Privacy Shield Ending: Future Strategies

29 July, 2020 2 weeks ago

Layoff Restriction Proposed to be Extended in Turkey

21 July, 2020 3 weeks ago

Submission Deadline for Ongoing Temporary Biocide License Applications Extended in Turkey

17 July, 2020 4 weeks ago

An Alert for Foreign Data Controllers in Turkey

17 July, 2020 4 weeks ago

A New Struggle for Hong Kong: U.S. to Treat as Same as China in Export Control Regime

16 July, 2020 4 weeks ago

Obligation to Inform by Data Controllers Matters in Turkey

14 July, 2020 4 weeks ago
Close