News

12 Mar 2018

Indian Customs – Implementation of e-SANCHIT

Mr. Abhijeet Nair, CEO at FEI Cargo Ltd. (ALN member in India), has sent to us updates about Indian Customs. ” Dear Members and Partners, e-SANCHIT (e-Storage ANd Computerized Handling of Indirect Tax documents) Post Clearance Compliance Verification (PCCV) will be carried out online based… Read More

19 Feb 2018

22 Countries have now signed the Tripartite Agreement

A total of 22 countries out of 26 have now signed the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement. Botswana is latest signatory to the Agreement done on 30th January 2018 in Gaborone. It was witnessed by COMESA Secretary General Sindiso Ngwenya and SADC Deputy Executive Secretary for Regional Integration Dr… Read More

31 Jan 2018

Mandatory Palletisation of Import Cargo to Nigeria

All Nigeria import cargo is to be palletised with effect shipped-onboard date 1st January 2018. Eg. Used vehicle parts are to be packed in crate/box (not loaded in bulk) then placed onto pallets. Current exemptions under the palletisation requirement are: 1. By Weight Cargo weighing above 1,000Kg do not… Read More

23 Jan 2018

Indian Logistics Market to touch $ 307 billion by 2020

“Tax reforms, GST and rising economy have put logistics industry on a fast track growth. Logistics market in India is expected to be worth US$ 307 billion by 2020, Mr. Ram Kripal Yadav, Minister of State for Drinking Water & Sanitation said at an ASSOCHAM event. India spends… Read More

18 Jan 2018

Revenue from coffee exports to Arab countries up 25%

In 2017, 5% of foreign sales of the product from Brazil went to that region. Lebanon and Syria imported the most, volume-wise, and Algeria and Iraq increased their imports the most compared with 2016.   ” São Paulo – Coffee export revenue from Brazil to Arab countries was up 25.35%… Read More

04 Jan 2018

A productive step taken by Indian Government for the Indian Logistics Industry

Indian Logistics sector has been granted infrastructure status. “The logistics sector has been granted infrastructure status. The inclusion of “Logistics Sector” in the Harmonized Master List of Infrastructure Sub-sectors was considered in the 14th Institutional Mechanism (IM) Meeting held on 10th November, 2017. Realising the importance of the logistics sector… Read More

29 Aug 2017

Il 3° meeting annuale di ALN si avvicina!

Comunicato stampa Poco più di un mese all’inizio del 3° meeting annuale di Africa Logistics Network, il network di spedizionieri internazionali, nato a Bergamo, che collega l’Africa al mondo 3° meeting annuale di Africa Logistics Network Lisbona, 30 Settembre / 4 Ottobre 2017   Martedì 29 agosto 2017. Il terzo… Read More

29 Aug 2017

The third annual Meeting is coming!

Press release Over 130 managers from 97 Freight Forwarders companies will attend the third annual meeting of Africa Logistics Network. From the September 30th to October 4th in Lisbon, Portugal. Tuesday, August 29th 2017. – The third annual meeting of Africa Logistics Network will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from September… Read More

28 Jun 2017

New Regulations from Kenya

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is a statutory body established under the Standards act, CAP 496 Laws of Kenya mandated to offer, among other services, quality inspection of imports based on Kenya Standards or approved specifications. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) is the National Drug Regulatory Authority established under… Read More

08 May 2017

Revised Import Regulation in Nigeria

Following the circular by the Federal Ministry of Finance ref. F.194600/TR/IG/1/174 dated April 11, 2017. Please note that the review has incorporated the following measures approved by the Minister of Finance to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of the operations of the Destination Inspection Scheme (DIS): (A) Additional responsibilities for Nigeria… Read More

08 Mar 2017

Cargolux targets more markets in Africa

Cargolux Airlines International had an “excellent year” in Africa in 2016 and expects the market to remain stable for the first half of 2017, regional director Africa Jonathan Clark explains to Air Cargo Week staff writer, James Muir. He says Cargolux registered a healthy tonnage increase compared to 2015 and… Read More