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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  :


  Regarding regulations

-          Regulation No. 08/06-UEAC-028-CM-14 adopting the revised CEMAC Customs Regulation

-          Regulation No. 16/03-CEMAC-1368-CM-1111approving updating the CEMAC Common External Tariff (CET) according to the 2002 version of the Harmonized System (HS)

-          Regulation No. 05/01-UEAC-097-CM-06 revising the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) Customs Code (link is external) 

-          Regulation No. 19/99/UEAC-022-CM-03 adopting the tariff classification of seven (7) products (link is internal) 

-          Regulation No. 1/99/UEAC-CM-639 on the regulation of anti-competitive commercial practices (link is external)  


Regarding acts

·         Act No 2/98-UDEAC-603-CD-60 of January 21, 1998 concerning the rules on customs valuation

·         Act No 16/96-UDEAC-556-CD-57 of July, 1999 adopting the Common Foreign Tariff

·         Act No. 7/93 amended concerning the General conditions for implementation of the customs tariff (link is external)  

·         Act No 7/93-UDEAC-556-SE1 of June 21, 1993 amending the Common External Tariff (CET) and laying down the rules for implementing the Generalized Preferential Tariff (GPT))

·         Acte n°2/92  amended, concerning duty-free admission (link is external) (Article 241 of the Customs Code)  

·         Flyer on terms and conditions of the generalized preferential tariff (link is external)  

·         Act No2/92-UDEAC-556-CD-SE1 of April 30, 1992 amending Act No 13/65-UDEAC-35 setting the conditions for the application of Article 241 of the CACEU  Customs Code and its subsequent amendments