This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-BQA859

Licence applications for chemical substances and construction materials in Thailand

in Thailand

Trade barrier summary

Discretionary import licences are required for worked monumental and building stones, such as cut and polished marble and granite.

Importers must obtain pre-authorisation from the Thai Ministry of Commerce and importation is only authorised for the quantity needed for specified construction projects. Cut and polished stones cannot be imported for other purposes, eg kitchen counters or furniture.

Sectors affected

  • Advanced engineering
  • Construction
  • Consumer and retail



Date reported

27 June 2019

Last updated

17 December 2020

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