A trade agreement is a formal agreement (treaty) between two or more countries on the treatment of goods and services that go from one country to another and vice versa. The scope of trade agreements covers a wide range of topics, namely: WARNING: Before entering into a commercial contract with a foreign customer, make sure you understand the agreements that govern trade between Zimbabwe and the target market. Before exporting, distributors must register with BURS (Customs – Excise Division – Regional Office) and receive a certificate of origin (form 61) for each shipment. Registration conditions. In accordance with the annex to the Botswana-Zimbabwe trade agreement, which produces products from materials from one of the two trading partners, the manufacturing process must change the nature of the products concerned. It is also taken into account that the last manufacturing process should take place in Botswana. The future registrant is then asked to provide computational data for the calculation of the local content of the goods marketed. It describes the bilateral and multilateral trade agreements to which that country belongs, including with the United States. Includes websites and other resources that allow U.S. companies to get more information about how they can use these agreements. Distributors (manufacturers or their representatives and wholesalers) wishing to export to Zimbabwe under this trade agreement must register with the customs and excise division (regional office) burS. Before registration, BURS will visit the structure of the potential registrant to determine if all registration requirements are met.
If the local content of the goods meets the required 25%, the company is registered for export to Zimbabwe and receives a registration number. Companies that have original products can be automatically registered without going through the process of determining local content. In February 2020, Zimbabwe also officially joined the Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which aims to create a single continental market for goods and services, which will eventually lead to the creation of a customs union. See the TPR gateway for statements and background Site National ZimTrade (This page is selected by the Zimbabwean delegation) . Learn more about Zimbabwe`s bilateral trade agreements For the purposes of the Botswana-Zimbabwe trade agreement, goods from one of the trading partners are duty-free as long as the goods meet at least 25% of the local content. Excise duties and local taxes, such as VAT. B, are due and, if applicable, due. This page gathers important information on Zimbabwe`s participation in the WTO. Zimbabwe has been a member of the WTO since 5 March 1995 and a member of the GATT since 11 July 1948. Place the mouse on an argument number in the table below to see the title of the dispute. Click on the discord number to access a page with detailed information about this dispute. Read ZimTrade`s guide to trade agreements.