Sunday, 9 October 2016

Wawo! Nigerian Customs Lifts Ban On Importation Of Rice!

In an interview with newsmen in Abuja, Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Customs Service, Wale Adeniyi, disclosed that the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has ordered the immediate lifting of the ban on rice importation from import restriction list and the re-introduction of import duty payment at land borders.
He said the restriction was only applied at land border stations before now, adding that the customs boss had lifted restriction on rice at border stations, Vanguard reports.
Adeniyi said that all rice imports through land borders by rice traders would attract the prevailing import duty of 10 per cent with 60 per cent levy, adding that rice millers (preferential levy) with valid quota allocation would also attract duty rate of 10 per cent with 20 per cent levy on rice importation.

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