EAC Final Gazette 2018 - Vol. AT 1 - No. 8

Stated under section 140 of the East African Community Customs Management Act 2004, the EAC Council of Ministers is mandated to grant remission of duty on raw materials imported into a partner state upon request and fulfillment of certain conditions by manufacturers in identified areas. Successful applicants are therefore compiled and published through the EAC gazette for all the East Africa Countries.

Below is a summary of the approved raw materials for EAC and Here is a Downloadable  comprehensive EAC Gazette (Vol. AT 1 – No. 8) of 30th June, 2018 for your information. The same can be accessed on our website www.uma.or.ug or on www.eac.int

  • Approved measures on Import Duty Rates in the EAC Common External
  • Approved Duty Remission on Raw Materials and Inputs
  • Stay of Application of the conditions contained in Legal Notice No. EAC/39/2013 of 30th June, 2013 on duty remission for motorcycle assembly for one year
  • Revocation of the conditions contained in Legal Notice No. EAC/32/2016 of 30th June, 2016 on duty remission for sugar for Industrial Use
  • Approved Duty Remission on Raw Materials and Inputs for Uganda
  • Approved Duty Remission on raw materials and inputs for the manufacture of textile and footwear for Uganda
  • Approved Duty Remission on Raw Materials and Inputs for Rwanda
  • Approved Duty Remission on raw materials and inputs for the manufacture of textile and footwear for Tanzania
  • Stay of Application of EAC CET on raw materials and inputs for the manufacture of textile and footwear for Rwanda
  • Stay of Application of EAC CET on Telecommunication equipment in Rwanda
  • Approved Duty Remission on Raw Materials and Inputs for Burundi
  • Amendments to the Fifth Schedule of the EAC Customs Management Act, 2004
  • Corrigenda to EAC Gazette Vol. AT. 1 – No. 8 Legal No. 85 of 30th June, 2017
  • Approved Kenya Manufacturers and quantities of duplex board and paper for manufacture of text and exercise books to be imported at a duty rate of 0% under duty remission scheme for twelve months
  • Approved Kenya Manufacturer and quantities of Raw Materials for the manufacture of Solar Panels to be imported at a duty rate of 0% under Duty Remission Scheme for twelve months
  • Approved Kenya manufacturers and quantities of sugar for industrial use to be imported at a duty rate of 10% under duty remission scheme for twelve months
  • Approved Kenya Manufacturer and quantities of glucose to be imported at a duty rate of 0% under duty remission scheme for twelve months
  • Approved Kenya manufacturers and quantities of inputs for manufacture of leaf springs, bolts & nuts to be imported at a duty rate of 0% under duty remission scheme for twelve months
  • Approved Kenya Manufacturer and quantities of inputs for manufacture of matches to be imported at a duty rate of 0% under Duty Remission Scheme for twelve months
  • Approved Kenya manufacturers and quantities of raw materials for manufacture of goods for export to be imported at a duty rate of 0% under duty remission scheme for twelve months
  • Approved Kenya manufacturer and quantities of inputs for the manufacture of filters to be imported at a duty rate of 0% under duty remission scheme for twelve months
  • Approved Kenya Manufacturers and quantities of duplex board to be imported at a duty rate of 0% under duty remission scheme for twelve months

Uganda manufacturers association has initiated an online trading application called Soko Uganda which specializes in enhancing trade in Uganda manufactured goods. Our aim in putting up this is to increase our members’ product market access both locally and internationally

We therefore urge the manufacturers to utilize this innovation to promote trade in Uganda under the guidance of the Buy Uganda Build policy

To be part of the platform please call 256 791827370 or Email and team at UMA will give you the guidelines and criteria

As UMA we renew our commitment to enhancing your competitiveness as our members and are open to further ideas in this regard

( Link is www.sokoug.com )


 

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