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Registration procedures
Approval of industrial products originating in the CEMAC new procedures

Why?
To approve industrial products originating in the CEMAC on preferential treatment in accordance with regulations in force (Regulation No. 21/07/UEAC-1505-CM-16 of 18 December 2007, to amend Article 10 of Act I / 98/UDEAC-1505-CD-61 of 28 July to amend Articles 8 and 10 of the annex to Act No. 7/93-UDEAC-55-CD-SE1 of 21 June 1993).

For whom?
For companies wishing to enjoy the tariff benefits of concessional trade funded through community resources in the CEMAC zone according to the following criteria:
obtaining 100% of raw materials in the CEMAC zone;
incorporating at least 40% of raw materials in values obtained in the CEMAC zone;
added value of at least 30% in the production process of the product concerned by the application for qualification.

How?
In accordance with the application form prescribed by the regulation on the procedure for approval of products originating in the CEMAC.

Where?
The application form shall be withdrawn from the Technical Secretariat (TS) of the National Committee on Approval of Products, the CCIMA, GICAM, MECAM and SYNDUSTRICAM.
Monitoring the filling in of the form according to the criteria for appropriate approval of products.
Submitting the file to the Technical Secretariat (within the Ministry of Trade), Rooms R47, R43, and R35.

How much ?
Procedure costs shall be incurred by the CNAPIOC.

What are the benefits ?
The company shall be exempted from paying the Common External Tariff (CET) on qualified products.

Glossary
CCIMA: Cameroon Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Crafts.
CEMAC: Central African Economic and Monetary Community.
CNAPIOC: National Committee on Approval of Industrial Products Originating in the CEMAC.
GICAM : Cameroon Employers' Association.
MECAM: Cameroon Movement of Entrepreneurs.
SYNDUSTRICAM : Cameroon Manufacturers’ Union.

Published : Monday, February 20, 2012
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