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US business team to visit East Africa

Ghana Web 19 Sep 2021
... with Africa. The facility provides eligible sub-Saharan African countries with duty-free access to the US market for over 1,800 products, in addition to the more than 5,000 products that are eligible for duty-free access under the Generalized System of Preferences program.
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V. Muraleedharan at Agriculture and Food Processing Summit

Beijing News 14 Sep 2021
Muraleedharan on Tuesday addressed the First India-Africa Agriculture and Food Processing Summit organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) ... The Duty-Free Tariff Preference (DFTP) Scheme announced by India has benefited African nations by extending duty-free access to 98.2 per cent of India's total tariff lines.
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“A box of apples you put down in Nigeria is one of the most expensive ...

Fresh Plaza 03 Sep 2021
Their top fruit exports to Africa grow every year (as do their table grapes) ... Very high import duties on South African products. Import duties on exports to Africa ranges between 25% and 40% coupled with one of the most expensive sea freight in the world ... They remark they are yet to see any sign of the Africa Intercontinental Free Trade Area.
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Most Kenya sugar imports to come from Eswatini, Zambia

Ghana Web 24 Aug 2021
Shipments from Eswatini, Zambia, and Mauritius will dominate Kenya’s duty-free sugar imports from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) this year to bridge a local deficit in production, a report shows ... The largest consignment of duty-free sugar into Kenya ...
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Ghana ideal for Africa’s market - Hajia Mahama woos American investors

Graphic 24 Aug 2021
Hajia Mahama said the USA support under the Generalised System of Preferences and the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) offer duty free and quota free access to the US market for over 6,000 products ... on all they needed to make their move to Ghana smoother and stress free.
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SA Unrest: Situating Racism between Blacks and Indians in perspective

Independent online (SA) 03 Aug 2021
Notably, some notable streets in Durban and elsewhere have been renamed in honour of heroes and heroines of the struggle against apartheid South Africa ... University of Orange Free State Reitz video incident ... Gandhi’s Transformative Journey and its Implications for Indians living in South Africa.
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Nigeria and Ghana negotiate special bilateral framework to end trade disputes

Ghana Web 15 Jul 2021
While Nigeria’s argument is partly tenable – because of the sheer size of its market foreigners from outside the continent use its neighbours as staging posts to repackage their goods, thus presenting them as made in West Africa to give them duty free access to the Nigerian ...
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Toyota Tsusho opens 1,300 unit vehicle assembling plant

B & FT Online 30 Jun 2021
The company will enjoy duty free on imported parts, while Toyota Ghana will remain the sole sales and marketing partner for the locally assembled vehicles ... “The vision is to make the country a highly competitive automotive hub in West Africa and we are on course,” the President noted.
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Zimbabwean Mother’s Hopes Child Lost In 2019’s Cyclone Idai Will Be Found

The Tennessee Tribune 26 Jun 2021
Many others, like young Dudzai, are still missing ... “I want him to be buried with dignity.” ... In March this year, consumables worth R2,2 million ($155,599) for galvanizing and supporting a statue of liberation war heroine, Mbuya Nehanda, were imported from South Africa and were granted duty-free status by the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority ... ....
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Gambia trade & investment opportunities confab held in China

The Point 24 Jun 2021
He acknowledged the duty-free trade agreement signed between The Gambia and China and encouraged Chinese investors to take advantage of this initiative and invest in The Gambia in the areas of industrialisation, infrastructure, agriculture, tourism and skills transfer, including ICT, and the building of resilient health systems in The Gambia.
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Warning on abuse of diplomatic privileges after liquor scandal

Independent online (SA) 19 Jun 2021
Pretoria - The ongoing investigation into the multimillion rand illicit trade in duty-free alcohol by several diplomats in South Africa is not only targeting implicated individuals from the African continent ... “As we said in our statement, the transgression had to do with the abuse of diplomatic privileges on duty-free alcohol.”.
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South Africa Expels Lesotho Diplomats over Illegal Trade

Walta 14 Jun 2021
– At least 12 Lesotho diplomats and their spouses have until Sunday to wind up and leave South Africa after being expelled over the illicit peddling of duty-free alcohol ... to leave the country after violating the laws “specifically, the illicit trade in duty-free alcohol.”.
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Govt Expels Malawi Diplomats Over Sale of Duty-Free Alcohol

All Africa 14 Jun 2021
Malawian diplomats in South Africa have been expelled from Pretoria after being found guilty of selling duty-free alcohol ....
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South Africa expels diplomats for flouting privileges

Anadolu Agency 13 Jun 2021
The expelled diplomats were reportedly using diplomatic immunity to bring duty-free alcohol to South Africa and other items which they would resell locally or export to their countries, defrauding the South African tax system ... they were found guilty of peddling duty-free alcohol.
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Over 200 diplomats to be booted over duty-free booze scandal

Independent online (SA) 13 Jun 2021
Johannesburg - South Africa is expected to expel over 200 diplomats, from more than 10 different African countries – including Lesotho, Malawi, Burundi, Guinea, and Rwanda – over the next weeks, over a multimillion-rand duty-free booze scandal.
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