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Madagascar: The prohibition of plastic bags in the Island postponed until 1 October 2015

The production, importation, marketing and use of plastic bags in the Big Island will be prohibited on 1 October and not May 1 as initially planned.
The importation of plastic bags and sacks will no longer be nevertheless authorized from the tomorrow Friday, May 1 in Madagascar.
However in anticipation of the new deadline of 1 October 2015, production for the domestic market bags and plastic bags will in particular be decreased gradually until 30 September. The sachets and plastic bags used for packaging for medical products are not concerned by the measure.


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