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Non-Tariff Trade Costs: Factsheet


Non-Tariff Trade Costs: Factsheet

Non-tariff trade costs are barriers to trade that are not tariffs. They include import quotas, licensing requirements, technical standards, customs clearance procedures among other barriers.

Using data sourced from the ESCAP-World Bank Trade Cost Database, this Factsheet covers non-tariff trade costs affecting intra-African trade including Transport costs; Direct and indirect costs associated with differences in language and currencies; and Cumbersome import and export procedures.

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Non-Tariff Trade Costs: Factsheet

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