How Customs, DSS, Quarantine hinders trade facilitation

December 10, 2015

A Customs broker and chieftain of Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents, Joe Sanni, has accused the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, the Department of State Services, DSS and the Nigerian Quarantine Service, NQS, of hindering trade facilitation at the nation’s seaports. Sanni noted that the three government agencies deliberately delay cargoes at the port, especially Tin-can Island, Lagos, which is a case in point, to force the importer and their agents to get monetary gratification.

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Topics: CUSTOMS HARMONIZED SYSTEM

Regions: NIGERIA

Authors: VANGUARD

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