Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-901  
NTB Type
2.8. Lengthy and costly customs clearance procedures  
Complaint
South Sudan is subjecting Kenyan exports to Certificate of Conformity (CoC); South Sudan through their Ministry of EAC and Industry has written letters to Kenya manufacturers informing them that there will be a penalty of 15% CIF on all imports into the Republic of South Sudan without CoC. Exporters are required to have their consignments verified in the country of export before shipment.  
Status note
During the Regional Monitoring Committee held on 15th October, 2019 the Republic of Kenya reported that the NTB was resolved.  
Progress update note
The Republic of Kenya Reported the NTB during the 27th RMC meeting.
The EACSC directed the EAC Secretariat to sensitize the Republic of South Sudan on their obligations under the SQMT Act.  
Policy or regulatory NTB
Yes 
Location
 
Reporting Country or Region
Kenya  
Date of incident
2019-05-03  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2019-10-15  
Product Description
 
Total value
0  
Date reported
2019-10-03 17:28  
Modified
2019-10-15 13:16