What local requirements, procedures, restrictions and tariffs apply to importing and exporting goods? Which trade remedies are available and in what circumstances? What sanctions apply for non-compliance and who can be held liable? This product answers the pertinent questions and also looks at aspects such as which international trade treaties apply locally and the government’s attitude towards international trade.

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The following topics are covered in the Trade product for each country (click to expand):
  • 1General principles
  • 2Import and Export

Practical Q&A format

This product contains detailed and up-to-date guidance, in an easy-to-use question-and-answer format, in relation to trade policies, as well as import and export procedures and requirements, in a particular African country. If you have a question that is not answered, we’ll source the response for you. Sample questions include:
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What trade remedies are available?
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Are there any anti-dumping measures currently in place?
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Are there any specific compliance requirements for businesses?
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What is the procedure for importing goods?
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What are the main import tariffs and duties?
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Are any exemptions or preferential tariffs and duties available?
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What are the main requirements to export goods?

Benefits of Trade

If you sell or supply goods to, or buy goods from, counterparts in a particular African country, the Afriwise platform, and this product (as well as the Commercial Contract Product) in particular, is a must. Afriwise is more powerful than any other solution as it provides accurate, up-to-date and plain-language guidance in relation to all your questions, is interactive, and also notifies you when there are legal updates you should be aware of.
Afriwise subscribers benefit from:
  • 24/7 access to our online platform
  • detailed practical guidance and insights on all aspects of this area of law
  • overviews of the applicable laws and upcoming changes, as well as alerts to important legal developments
  • downloadable copies of all relevant laws and regulations
  • direct access to vetted local trade law experts
  • valuable tools such as a powerful search engine with relevant filters
  • country comparisons
  • a clarification-request tool
  • note-taking
  • ... and much more.
Gain full visibility across the local legal landscape relating to trade.

Afriwise connects organisations with outstanding quality and up-to-date legal, risk and business information and local expertise about African countries. We help you understand African markets and comply with local regulations.

Our award-winning solution offers an innovative way to source the key information you need when trading with parties in a particular African country.

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