Senegal - Customs and duties



In January 2000, Senegal put into effect a new tariff scheme that conforms to the common external tariff (CET) scheme agreed on by member nations of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). Under this new tariff structure, Senegal has four simple tariff rate categories: 0% on cultural and scientific goods, agricultural inputs, and capital goods and computer equipment not available from local production; 5% on raw materials, crude oil, and cereals for industry; 10% on semi-finished products, intermediate goods, diesel and fuel oil; and 20% on consumer goods, capital goods and computer equipment available from local production, and vehicles. However, there also exists an array of other import tariffs, with a maximum combined rate of 52% and a value-added tax (VAT) of 18% applied to all imports.

In 1982, Senegal abolished its import licensing system, opening the market to all countries on an equal basis; previously, only products from the franc zone and the European Union could be imported without a license. Certain import restrictions exist on agricultural and industrial products that support the Senegalese economy.

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hisham
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Oct 9, 2014 @ 1:13 pm
I have a kia picanto 2012 from netgerland
I would like to know the exact customs of this car in senegal its motor is 1.0 l and manual benzin,am waiting your answer thank you verymuch
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Kabanyete Diphas
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Jul 30, 2018 @ 12:12 pm
I have my friend Australia called Rev Sister Laura Simon, she has a package to send to Uganda for Kabanyete Diphas, the package containels a cheque,she claimed the custom officials withheld the package alongside her passport, when we paid for the cheque registration, to complete the posting, she was told the package need to be insured before posting otherwise it shall be confiscated again. How is the procedures of posting computers and electronics in the country of Senegal.

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