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Date of Azerbaijan's transition to Euro-4 standard announced

15 January 2014 [14:35] - TODAY.AZ

Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade signed a decree on the country's transition to the Euro-4 ecological standard beginning April 1, 2014. The Prime Minister's decision was published in the official press on Wednesday.


The Euro-4 ecological standard will be applied from April 1, 2014 to the vehicles imported and manufactured in Azerbaijan to reduce the emission of vehicle pollutants into the atmosphere and improve the environmental situation in the country, according to the decision.


Earlier, a list of cars was announced in Azerbaijan. After the new standards are introduced, these cars can be imported into the country.


The list includes the following cars:


Country-producer of motor vehicle

Year of car production

complying with the requirements of technical regulations on environmental classes

2

3

EU countries*, gasoline

1997-2000

2001-2004

EU countries*, diesel

1997-2001

2002-2004

U.S.

1996-2000

2001-2003

Japan

1998-2004

2005-2010

Canada

2001-2003

Since 2004

India

2005-2009

Since 2010

China

2004-2007

Since 2008

Korea

2001-2002

2003-2005

Ukraine, M category

Since 2006

Since 2010

Ukraine, N category

Since 2007

Since 2010

Belarus

2006-2007

Since 2008

Uzbekistan

2007-2009

Since 2010

Kazakhstan

2006-2011

Since 2012

Russia

2006-2007

Since 2008


*The EU includes: Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Sweden, and Estonia.


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