You are here

Basis of information company

 
 


1/ - FORMALITIES FOR OBTAINING THE STATUS OF EXPORTERS / IMPORTERS OF BENIN

1.1/ - Formalities for obtaining export status

In Benin, the performance of the export business is not subject to any prior procedure. Any natural or legal person of any nationality can export freely the products authorized for export.

However, the export of gold, diamonds and all other precious metals is subject to the prior opinion of the Minister of Finance. 

COMMUNITY PROVISIONS
WEST AFRICAN ECONOMIC AND MONETARY UNION (WAEMU) REGULATIONSRELATING TO FOREIGN TRADE
 

The 199. WAEMU Treaty defines the regulatory and institutional framework for trade in its member countries (see Article 4, Articles 7. to 87).

COMMUNITY PROVISIONS

CENTRAL AFRICAN ECONOMIC AND MONETARY COMMUNITY (CEMAC) REGULATIONS RELATING TO FOREIGN TRADE

INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS RELATING TO FOREIGN TRADE

International trade regulations consist essentially of the World Trade Organization's tools.

 

1. Uruguay Round Agreements:

 

BENIN REGULATIONS ON FOREIGN TRADE

 

The laws in force in Benin relating to exportation activities are the following:


 

 

In its objectives, the CEMAC Treaty defines the full realization of the CEMAC common market, the promotion of national markets through the elimination of obstacles to intra-Community trade, coordination of development programs, harmonization of industrial projects, creation of a true African common market. See also Articles 27 to 37.

 

 

In addition to the Customs Code, regulations and acts that govern trade in the CEMAC are  :

International trade regulations consist essentially of the World Trade Organization's tools.

 

1. Uruguay Round Agreements:

 

The laws in force in Benin relating to exportation activities are the following :

  • Law No. 93-007 of March 29, 1993 amending Law No. 90-005
  • Law No. 90-005 of May 15, 1990 laying down the conditions for the exercise of trade activities
  • Decree No. 93-313 dof December 29, 1993 on the definition of the profession of importers
  • Decree No. 880/MFDC/CNSAPAS implementing Decree No. 1-23 of 1 February, 1991 establishing a verification system of merchandise imports towards the Republic of Benin
...
GARANTIES ET FINANCEMENTS DES INVESTISSEMENTS
Phase de prospection

1. PROCEDURE «ASSURANCE-PROSPECTION» DE LA COFACE :

Elle peut permettre aux PME de participer à des manifestations professionnelles en Afrique, de repérer les marchés les plus porteurs parmi plusieurs pays subsaharien ou de prospecter en profondeur un pays afin d’y implanter une filiale.

Pages