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Export declaration and product test certificates are required for import clearance with immediate effect. February 2016
Fumigation is mandatory on pallets imported into Egypt. January 2016
Sea freight services have been introduced to Umm Qasr Port (Basra) and Basra Airport. February 2017
Import of telecom products and devices into Kuwait will require approvals from Regulatory Authority in Kuwait which has to be secured by the consignee prior to the import. April 2016
Import of products into Kuwait will require packing details, COO and H.S. code on the commercial invoice. February 2016
Due to an embargo on shipments air and sea freight services to Libyan ports are currently suspended from UAE. February 2017
Import of telecom products and devices will require an import permit from consignee prior to shipment. January 2016
Fumigation is mandatory on pallets imported into Nigeria. April 2016
For consignee’s importing goods into Doha, description of goods should be mentioned in the Importer’s Commercial Registration and Import License effective from 20th April 2016. This is a mandatory requirement by Doha Customs and non-compliance will lead to legal action. April 2016
A value-added tax (VAT) rate of 5% will be implemented on UAE shipments from 1st January 2018.
Sea freight services at the Aden port have been resumed. July 2016
Fumigation is mandatory on pallets imported into Zimbabwe. January 2016