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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 18:15 - Updated Thu, 18 Feb 2016 18:15

Angola bans re-export of consumer goods

Luanda - Angola is preparing measures to reduce the re-export of essential consumer goods it imports for domestic consumption.

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Minister of Commerce, Rosa Pacavira

Photo: Lucas Neto

The decision that was examined on Tuesday by the Angolan Government’s Economic Commissions is meant to curb the massive re-export of consumer goods as noted of late, namely to neighbouring countries.

Among the most re-exported goods, stress goes to rice, sugar, beans, maize flour, soap and cooking oil.

Speaking at the end of the 4th ordinary session of the Economy and Real Economy Commissions of the Cabinet Council, the Commerce minister said the compliance with measure will be monitored on the borders. 

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