Country requirement & restriction

  • No acceptance for logs, but timber may be exported if Ministry of Trade & industry, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry's written authorization is provided.
  • All shipments of scrap must be accompanied by authorization and documentation from the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
  • All shipments of fish, coltan and other minerals must be accompanied by authorization and documentation from the Ministry of Trade and Industry and from the Ministry of Mines.

As part of the US Customs 24 Hour Rule regulations, 'To the order of' bills of lading are not accepted for shipments destined to the US or routed via US ports.

US Customs does equally not accept the commodity descriptions 'Freight all kinds' and 'General merchandise', nor the package type 'pallets'.

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