COMMON EXTERNAL TARIFF (2017 VERSION)
EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY
EAC CUSTOMS UNION
This publication contains the following:
The text of the Nomenclature established under the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, approved by the Customs Co-operation Council on June 1983, amended as at 1 st January 2017.
The Handbook includes the General Rules for the Interpretation of the Harmonized System, abbreviations and symbols, Section, Chapter and Subheading Notes, and the headings and subheadings.
Each heading is identified by four digits, the first two indicating the Chapter number and the second two the numerical order in which the heading appears within the Chapter.
The heading numbers are shown in the first column. The second column contains the eight-digit codes of the Harmonized System as transposed at the EAC level. The third column contains the text of the headings in bold and the texts of subheadings. The fourth column contains units of quantity for use when reporting statistics based on the Harmonized System. The fifth columns contain applicable Common External Tariff rates.
The Handbook comprises Schedule 1 with duty rates under the three-band tax structure and Schedule 2 with duty rates of sensitive items.
The fifth column of Schedule 1 contains applicable Common External Tariff rates and where the abbreviation “SI” (Sensitive Items) appears the applicable duty rates shall be those specified in Schedule 2.
TARIFF BOOKOF PORT DUESANDCHARGES
TANZANIA PORTS AUTHORITY
VISION, MISSION AND VALUES
Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) was established by the Government under the Ports Act of 2004. The underlying objective of the Tanzania Ports Authority in carrying out its functions and exercising its powers is to enhance the advantages of geographical position of Tanzania as a maritime nation by:
• Promoting effective management and operations of sea and inland waterways ports;
• Securing the provision of, or to provide services in relation to loading and unloading of cargo and passenger services;
• Developing, promoting and managing port infrastructure and superstructure;
• Maintaining port safety and security; and
• Entering into contractual obligations with other persons or body of persons
ZANZIBAR PORTS CORPORATION
TARIFF BOOK OF PORT DUES AND CHARGES
VISION, MISSION AND VALUES
Zanzibar Ports Corporation (ZPC) was established by the Government under the Ports Corporation Act No 1 of 1997 to facilitate inward and outward sea transportation in Zanzibar. ZPC‘s vision, mission and core values are summarized in the following statements;
VISION: “Zanzibar Ports leading in the provision of efficient and customer-responsive services in the East African region”.
MISSION: “To provide efficient, effective and responsive port services for socio-economic development of Zanzibar”.
- Operative Efficiency, Safety and Security
- Uncompromising good governance benchmarks
- Customer Excellence
- Progressive Human Resource Management
- Public-Private Partnership
- Sustainable Development.