Includes a list of goods that are prohibited from being exported to the country or are otherwise restricted.
Last Published: 2/28/2017
Imports into Madagascar are liberalized and do not require an import license, except for a few categories of items which are considered strategic by the Malagasy Government and which are specially regulated.  The importations of radioactive waste from nuclear power stations, pornographic materials, counterfeit branded products, pirated goods and goods bearing false indications of origin are prohibited.  The imports of products such as arms, explosives, and drugs are subject to prior authorization.  The same applies to imports of diamonds, gemstones, gold and platinum jewelry, and vanilla.  Madagascar also maintains a special regime for imports of leaf tobacco.  An import license is required for lubricants.  In addition, Madagascar applies prohibitions and licenses under multilateral environmental agreements to which it is party.

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Madagascar Import Regulations Trade Development and Promotion