STR LAUNCH AND ESTABLISHMENT OF JOINT BORDER COMMITTEES – BUNAGANA
- 4.7 Recommendations
- CBTA Members will receive a copy of the
STR Booklet and distribute to their members so they can understand the common
list of goods that are exempt to import
and export taxes but not other taxes such as VAT, withholding tax.
- Lifting of the ban by DRC for goods
coming in from Uganda especially those on a large scale. DRC Officials
responded that the reason for lifting the ban was to promote domestic production.
They added that the same ban was not only imposed on Uganda but Rwanda as well.
However, they said that with the STR now in place, they would reconsider small
- CBTA Leadership consulted on
availability of customs document and how it will guide the members in
facilitation trade. MTIC responded
that it will prepare the documents (leaflets) that are actually available at
the Ministry and pass them on to the members.
- CBTA suggested to have their first
meeting before 23rd May 2018.