IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 09 Jun 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export-related non-tariff measure, nes

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards is to begin pre-export verification of all imports into the country. This is to limit the amount of sub-standard goods imported into the country. Three foreign companies have been contracted to help verify the imports. They are: Bureau Veritas of France; Intertek (based in Dubai) and Societe Generale de Survaillance of Switzerland. Imports without certificates and registration will have to pay 0.523% of their value while those registered but with no certificates will pay 0.45% of their value. Goods with registration and certificates will pay 0.25% of their value.
 
 

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