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Astana, Kazakhstan • 08 January 2024

Kazakhstan to Ban Import of CKD Right-Hand Drive Cars

The order has been issued by the Ministry of Industry and Construction

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Ruslan Pryanikov
Ruslan Pryanikov

On January 5, the Ministry of Industry and Construction published the order banning the import of Completely Knocked Down (CKD) right-hand drive passenger vehicles for six months, starting January 15, QazMonitor reports.

The document provides exceptions for various vehicle types, including:

  • Off-road vehicles (two-wheel or four-wheel drive), featuring a motorcycle saddle, manual steering levers on the two front wheels, off-road tires, and automatic or manually controlled transmission providing reverse drive;

  • Vehicles with an engine displacement of more than 1000 cm³ but not more than 1500 cm³;

  • Vehicles with an engine displacement of more than 1500 cm³ but not more than 2500 cm³;

  • Vehicles with an engine displacement of more than 1500 cm³ but not more than 3000 cm³;

  • Vehicles with an engine displacement not exceeding 1500 cm³;

  • Vehicles with an engine displacement of more than 2500 cm³;

  • Vehicles with an engine displacement of more than 3000 cm³;

  • Vehicles powered by both a spark-ignition internal combustion piston engine and an electric engine, except those that can be charged by connection to an external source of electricity.

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