ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Jun 2010

In June 2010, the government of Uganda announced a general change in export conditions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Uganda National Bureau of Standards, 'Alerts: Pre-Export Verification.' http://www.unbs.go.ug/main2.php?mainid=4


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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