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Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:19 - Updated Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:18

Producer wants customs duty hike on imported roasted coffee

Luanda - Import and consumer tariff on all types of roasted and ground coffee entering the country should be based on Customs Tariff 2017, said Thursday the businessman Jose Ventura.

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 The chairperson of the company "Café Gabela",  said the move serves to protect domestic industry and promote the export of the local product.

 Speaking to Angop on the coming into force of the New Customs Tariff 2017, Jose Ventura admitted that the country's coffee producers lacked to be proactive in their position to debate on the Customs Law.

The businessman would not suggest the increase in percentages, but he stressed that Angola has the capacity to supply the national market, despite the existing "a small deficit".

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