Angola’s Tax Authority simplifies customs services for export and import

19 June 2017

The Angolan Tax Authority (AGT) has moved to simplify and harmonise customs formalities in the process of importing and exporting goods, with a view to facilitating legal trade, said the head of the institution, Hermenegildo Gaspar.

The director of the AGT, speaking at the opening on Thursday of the 1st Forum on Customs Regimes and Procedures, pointed out that the correct application of customs procedures contributes to speedy goods clearance, reduced costs in the logistics chain, as well as improving the business environment.

This procedure also contributes to the growth and competitiveness of the national economy, said Gaspar, quoted by Angolan news agency Angop.

The purpose of the meeting addressed to customs agents, importers and business people was to clarify the various procedures that will facilitate legal trade and customs control. (macauhub)