Angola slashes import and port charges

The port of Luanda in Angola.

The Angolan National Shippers Council (CNC) has cut its commissions charges by half following a directive by the Ministry of Transport.

The means a 50% reduction in the fees charged by the CNC for issuing licences in import procedures.

Furthermore, the Port Use Rate (TUP) charged on the cargo for export has been reduced by 15% and the fee charged for weighing of containers has also been cut by 50%

These measures will make it possible to “harmonise the fundamental interests of the State with those involved in international trade and shipping operations,” said an Angolan Ministry of State official.


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