Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-095  
NTB Type
2.8. Lengthy and costly customs clearance procedures  
Complaint
Mozambique companies importing paints from Mauritius have to pay a percentage of the customs duty upfront and the balance settled when clearing the goods.  
Status note
Mozambique reported that the question does not constitute a nontariff barrier, the Customs following a procedure laid that allows the granting of early release upon bail in a maximum of 72 hours. Eventually may be delays in the clearing process, in that case is not the customs responsibility but the Clearing Agent.  
Progress update note
 
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Mozambique: Mozambique Revenue Authority (Government institution)  
Reporting Country or Region
Mauritius  
Country specific trade issue
No  
Date of incident
2009-07-26  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2010-11-10  
Product Description
All products  
Total value
0  
Date reported
2009-07-26 00:00  
Modified
2020-02-24 23:19