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Rwanda to adopt new system to curb delays of transit cargo

Published on June 14, 2017

Rwanda Revenue Authority is primed to adopt a multi-lateral transit framework that allows goods in transit to be cleared by customs, with the payment of duties and taxes suspended until they are cleared at final destination.

The Transport Internationaux Routiers (TIR) system, officials at RRA said, will greatly boost the drive toward regional integration

According to Raphael Ugirumuremyi, the commissioner for customs services at RRA, Rwanda has since realised commendable progress in trade facilitation since the removal of non-tariff barriers by the East African region—but “some challenges” still exist, hence the need to further look into “possible solution”. Read more. Source | New Times