Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-967  
NTB Type
2.3. Issues related to the rules of origin  
Complaint
Uganda denial of preferential market access for wheelbarrow wheels wholly manufactured by Kenrub LTD transferred into Uganda.
The wheelbarrow wheels have been verified by KRA and issued with the certifiate of origin but Uganda do not accept.
URA has not communicated officially to the manufacturer/buyer or KRA on the reasons for denial of preferential treatment.  
Progress update note
1. On 10 August 2020, Uganda Focal Point requested that the importer provides evidence of denial of preferential treatment to assist with the investigations.Other Kenyan companies are importing wheel barrows into Uganda without problems .
2.During the RMC meeting held on 1 September 2020, Uganda informed the meeting that there was no evidence that Uganda is denying preferential treatment to Kenyan wheel Barrows, since Uganda provides Preferential Treatment to all wheelbarrow importers.
Kenya informed the meeting that the manufacturer will lodge the entries again and submit evidence.
The meeting agreed that Kenya submits evidence for this NTB to be considered.
3.The SCTIFI held in September 2020, agreed that Kenya submits evidence for this NTB to be considered.  
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Uganda: Uganda Revenue Authority (Government institution)  
Reporting Country or Region
Kenya  
Country specific trade issue
No  
Date of incident
2020-01-01  
Status
In process  
Product Description
 
Total value
0  
Date reported
2020-07-10 16:52  
Modified
2020-08-11 09:12