Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-038  
NTB Type
2.3. Issues related to the rules of origin  
Complaint
Kenya complained that Malawian Government require submission of Form 18 along with COMESA Certificate of Origin. On Form 18, exporter has to justify that value addition amounts to 51% contrary to the COMESA value addition requirement of 35%.  
Status note
At their meeting eld on 29 August 2011, Kenya NMC reported that Kenya is no longer encountering this problem and are therefore happy to get it considered resolved.  
Progress update note
Malawi reported that Malawi Revenue Authority does not demand Form 18 together with COMESA certificate of origin. However, NMC recommended that MRA should verify the actual status and submit report by 1st June 2011 so that the correct position is recorded  
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Malawi: Malawi Revenue Authority (Government institution)  
Reporting Country or Region
Kenya  
Date of incident
2008-12-22  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2011-07-28  
Product Description
 
Total value
0  
Date reported
2007-12-03 00:00  
Modified
2011-08-29 17:48