Article XIII

National legislation status

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Subject to a recommendation to suspend trade since 16 May 2013. Several decrees adopted in 2019 and 2020. Observations by the Secretariat provided in July 2020. National legislation is a deliverable under the Compliance Assistance Project. 

Finalization and submission of new CITES decree for legislative analysis by the Secretariat. Elaboration of legislation compliant with CITES and objective to have the decree signed by mid-2024. Agreement between Guinea and the Secretariat on revised analysis. 

Oct. 2023


Date of issue Status Information Files


2023/128 - APPLICATION OF ARTICLE XIII IN GUINEA - Recommendation to maintain the suspension of trade for commercial purposes with Guinea in specimens of all CITES-listed species and other recommendations

Review of Significant Trade

Species Status Stage Meeting Further details
Hippocampus algiricus Trade Suspension Stage 4 - n) AC25 View case details

Annual reports

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Trade suspension