Tanzania - Customs and duties

Tanzania has a single column tariff with many items dutiable ad valorem. Tariff rates range mostly from 30% to 60% with a number of statutory exemptions. In 1992, the government abolished duties and taxes on raw materials for industry as part of an economic reform program. In 1995, a uniform 5% tax was levied on imported capital goods. Import duties and sales tax apply according to the value of goods. There is a value-added tax of 20%. There are no export controls, except for protected wild animals, and there are no prohibited imports, except for narcotics and other internationally prohibited drugs. Import and export licenses are not needed.

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Apr 23, 2011 @ 6:06 am
what were the effect of imposing tariffs in Tanzania?
2.the rate of illegal import in Tanzania?
3.which border are leading in importing goods illegally in Tanzania?
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Jul 15, 2011 @ 9:09 am
Dear Sir,

1) I would like to know how much the fees clearance for 1000MT copper cathodes before export to other country?

2) May i know how to cheacking my goods its there or at port area or storage?

3) Which company do the clearing and exported are you recomended?

4) Can you give us the schedule of prosesing to export the goods?

Thank you for your co-operation

Buyer from Malaysia.
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Jul 18, 2012 @ 8:08 am
i would like to know that what is the import duty on the clothes.
Wazir Simba
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Mar 5, 2013 @ 1:13 pm
Dear Sir/Madam,

1) I want to import meat in Tanzania and I would like to know the taxation Tariffs.

2) May I also know the procedures on imports

Thank you

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