Tariff & Non-Tariff Barriers
The Sudanese customs tariff is based on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System of classification.
Ad Valorem Duties:
The Lome convention, which links the European countries with African, Caribbean and Pacific developing countries including Sudan, provides for preferential entry of ACP goods into the EU countries.
Customs surcharges and indirect taxes: Quay duties are assessed at Port Sudan on all goods unloaded from any ship or transferred from one ship to another.
Consumption taxes are collected for the import of some products. Taxes are specific and apply to a variety of products including alcohol and preparations including alcohol, shoes, tobacco and soaps.
A royalty is levied on ivory, gum, hides, cattle, peanuts, and manganese ore.