Trade is critical to the Kingdom of Eswatini’s future, and a driving force for economic growth. An enabling environment for trading is one that allows faster, fairer, more predictable, and transparent processing and clearance of imports and exports—all at the lowest cost to traders. Eswatini Trade Information Portal (ETIP) is part of Eswatini’s Trade Facilitation Programme under the auspices of the Eswatini National Trade Facilitation Committee (ENTFC), led by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade & supported by the World Bank Group.
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Information on trade, including laws and regulations, measures, standards, procedures, process maps, guidance notes, fees, forms, licenses and permit and customs tariff (organized by HS Code) as well as duty, fees, taxes, levies and applicable penalties in case of a breach.
Information on measures comprising of licensing and permit requirements, technical conformity standards, certification requirements and generally any form of authorization, inspection, verification, or other forms of control concerning export, import, and transit.
Information on procedures required when applying for licenses, permits, border clearance or other regulatory obligations relating to export, import or transit of goods and means of transport and Forms (application forms, licenses, permits, etc.) relating to procedures.
Information relating to international, regional and bilateral trade agreements to which Eswatini is a party, including the applicable rules, regulations and requirements and the opportunities for Eswatini on a product by product basis.
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