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National Monitoring Committees on NTBs
Verification & classification goods(green, yellow, red )
 
Posted on : 01 - Aug - 2012 - Viewed : 32 times

Affected countries : EAC Partner States

NTB source & Ministry/Department/ Agency for action : Partner States Revenue Authorities

Impact to businesses : Corruption during verification. Credible importers of goods classified under red channel have to undergo physical verification on each consignment

Prioritized Action : Joint verification of goods at border posts.

Bottlenecks or Success Factor : Lack of verification sheds. Goodwill from Partner States Revenue Authorities.

Status / Recommendations : Partner States Revenue Authorities are implementing Risk Management Systems.

Time-frame : Partner States are in the process of implementing Risk management System.

 
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