Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-434  
NTB Type
2.3. Issues related to the rules of origin  
Complaint
Madagascar does not confer originating status to Citron Plus soap manufactured by Mauritius and exported to Madagascar  
Status note
During the 27th COMESA TC Committee in August 2011, the COMESA Secretariat was directed to liaise with Madagascar to implement the Council decision taken at its 29th Meeting in Lusaka to provide justification for refusing the COMESA Certificate. Currently, Mopirove is exporting without difficulty . However an official decision is yet to be communicated to mauritius to avoid the risk that Madagascar Customs can refuse the COMESA Certificate of Origin from Mauritius  
Progress update note
The 27th meeting of the COMESA Trade and Customs Committee held from 15-18 August 2011 in Swaziland directed the secretariat to liaise with Madagascar to implement the Council decision taken at its 29th meeting held in Lusaka Zambia directing the secretariat to provide technical opinion on the reported NTB. Meanwhile the two countries continue to explore ways to resolve the issue.  
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Madagascar: Customs (Government institution)  
Reporting Country or Region
Mauritius  
Date of incident
2010-04-15  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2012-03-30  
Product Description
Soap  
Total value
0  
Date reported
2011-09-06 16:55  
Modified
2012-03-31 21:51