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


 

 

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