Custums In Sudan
SUDAN CUSTOMS SERVICE AIMS TO ASSURE OPERATIONS AND TRANSACTIONS
AT INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS, TO MAINTAIN adequate and accurate statistical
data and prevent illegal practices in foreign trade. To this end, a world-class regulatory
regime is maintained with emphasis on quality control, health precautions,administrative
control procedures, and proper documentation. Sudan Standards and Meteorology
Organization plays a central role in the customs procedures,providing quality control services.
Moreover, Sudan Customs Service operates specialized quality inspection units for live animals,
meat,hides, and plant trade. Importation and export document requirements include evidence
of a Letter of Credit, while exports are subject to sale price approval from the Ministry of Foreign
Trade. There are well established clearing and forwarding firms operating in Sudan, to handle
both export and import cargo. Sudan Free Zones & Markets Company imports items duty free
and retails them in its many stores. The company is also establishing Al Gaili Special Economic
Zone on a 26 sq. km site in the vicinity of Khartoum Refinery, where industrialists will be able to
operate without payment of customs duties.