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THE REPUBLIC OF RWANDA

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Prepared by:

Zephania MUHIGI

Mind of Traditions Field Procedures Division

Rwanda Revenue Power

Customs Solutions Department

Old: 6th March 2011

| | |General Overview of Rwanda and Rwanda Revenue Power | | | |After 1994 genocide that devastated the country's economy and Human resources, the country was confronted with very difficult tasks to reconstruct our economy, restore serenity and balance and therefore expansion remained the| |only feasible future strategy to Rwanda. | | | |It's also important to note that Rwanda is actually a landlocked region surrounded by Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda. This is certainly to imply that it is a flow country for consignments meant to its | |neighbours and greatly depends on imports from the significant ports of Mombassa in Kenya and Dar- es- Salaam in Tanzania respectively. | | | |There has been several studies and reports made by experts and indicated[1] the transit distances from the dock of Mombassa along the North Corridor member countries just like Rwanda and Burundi are a few of the greatest | |among landlocked countries with an estimate of 2000km. while the transportation charges placed as high as 30-40 percent of CIF value for Uganda and 50-70 percent pertaining to Rwanda and Burundi. Normally there are numerous inconveniences | |faced by landlocked countries like Rwanda like the burden of unneeded delays of goods in transportation routes which increases transport cost of the goods on board, doubt of supplies which also hikes the price tag on | |production, general not enough security for these kinds of goods, traffic jam of jacks and edges due to difficult processes and procedures. | | | |The Rwandan Private sector Federation executed two individual studies at different times across the East African Region to establish main obstacles that threaten the movement of products in the region in what is known | |to as Not Tariff boundaries (NTBs) and analysed their negative impact on trade. The findings upon both occasions have been distributed in Partner States and the Council of Ministers described the EAC secretariat to draw a time bound | |programme because of their total removal...