Trade in Goods

ECOWAS Trade and related protocols, supplementary protocols, regulations and decisions
Trade in Goods
  regulation c.reg. 18.12.13 approving the harmonised starndard of ecostand-001(e) for rice grain desirous of approving the harmonized standard ecostand-001-2013 (e) on rice grains to facilitatetrade not only within ecowas, but also in international trade; done at Abidjan, this 17th day of december 2013 h.e. charles koffi diby

the chairman

of council

3 the council of ministers,

regulation c.reg. 29.12.13. on ecowas regional economic activities and products nomenclature

conscious of the need for comparable economic data to guarantee the credibility of the ecowas multilateral surveillance mechanism; done at abidjan,

this 17th day of december 2013

h.e. charles koffi diby

the chairman

of council

4 the council of ministers,

regulation

c.reg. 1.06.13. defining the list comprising the categories of product contained in the ecowas teriff and satistical numenclature

desirous to implement the provisions of articles 35, 36, and 37, of the ecowas treaty relating to the establishment of the ecowas common external tariff and concerning all products imported from third countries into member states, and in this regard define the list comprising the categories of products contained in the ecowas tariff and statistical nomenclature; done at abidjan,

this 21st day of june 2013

h.e. charles koffi diby

the chairman

of council

5 the council of ministers,

regulation c.reg.2.06.13 determing the customs value of products in ecowas

determined to implement the provisions of articles 35, 36, and 37, of the ecowas treaty relating to the establishment of the ecowas common external tariff and concerning all products imported from third countries into member states, and in this regard determine the customs value of products in ecowas; done at abidjan,

this 21st day of june 2013

h.e. charles koffi diby

the chairman

of council

6 the council of ministers

regulation c reg 3 06 13 dterminining the procedure applicable to goods heavily taxed

desirous to implement the provisions of articles 35, 36, and 37 of the ecowas treaty relating to the establishment of the ecowas common external tariff and concerning all products imported from third countries into member states, and in this regard, determine the procedure to be applied to goods heavily taxed than certain finished products; done at abidjan,

this 21st day of june 2013

h.e. charles koffi diby

the chairman

of council

7 the council of ministers

regulation c.reg.4.06.13. relating to safeguard measures

desirous of ensuring a smooth implementation of the common external tariff by the adoption within this framework of a mechanism for the application of the import safeguard tax, and in this regard, adopt safeguard measures to achieve the above-mentioned objectives; done at abidjan,

this 21st day of june 2013

h.e. charles koffi diby

the chairman

of council

8 the council of ministers

regulation c.reg. 05.06.13 relating to the imposition of countervailing duties

desirous of ensuring smooth implementation of the common external tariff by the adoption within this framework of a mechanism for the application of the import safeguard tax, and in this regard, impose duties

to compensate for subsidies on products whose release for consumption in the community causes or threaten to cause serious injury to community industry;

done at abidjan,

this 21st day of june 2013

h.e. charles koffi diby

the chairman

of council

9 the council of ministers

regulation c reg 6 06 13 relative to defense measures

desirous of ensuring a smooth implementation of the common external tariff by the adoption within this framework of a mechanism for the application of the import safeguard lax, and in this regard, adopt anti dumping measures; done at abidjan,

this 21st day of june 2013

h.e. charles koffi diby

the chairman

of council

10 s u p p l e m e n ta ry a c t a / s p. 1 6 / 0 2 / 1 2 a d o p t i n g t h e e c o w a s m i n e r a l development policy (emdp) and its implementation matrix desirous of adopting a harmonized institutional legal and regulatory framework in the mineral sector which is modern, transparent, accessible, competitive and in line with international best practice; done in abuja, this 17th day of february 2012 burkina faso, republic of benin cote d’ voire, gambia, ghana, guinea buissau, republic of guinea, republic of liberia, republic of mali, republic of niger, republic of nigeria, reepulic of senegal, republic of sieria leone, republic of togo.
11 supplementary act a.sa 1.06.09. amending the decision a.dec.17.01.06 in 12th of july 2006 relating to the common ex tarrif of the ecowas member states desirous, therefore, to see that the member states act in a spirit of solidarity and cooperation in order to arrive at an ecowas common external tariff (cet) essential to the establishment of the community customs union; done at abuja, this 22nd of june 2009. republic of benin, burkina faso, republic of cape verde, republic of cote d’lvoire, the gambia, republic of ghana, republic of liberia, republic of mali, republic of niger, federal republic of nigeria, republic of senegal, republic of sierra leone, togolese republic.
12 regulation c.reg .1.05.09 relating to the adoption of the 2007 verson of nomenclature of the harmonised commodity desciptionand coding system desirous to implement the provisions of the international convention on the harmonized commodity description and coding system; done atabuja, this 27th day of may 2009 he chief ojo maduekwe (cfr)

the chairman,

for council

13  Directive c/dir.1/05/09 on theharmo nization of the ecowas member states’ legislations on value added tax (vat)… desirous to set up a harmonized taxation scheme common to all the ecowas member’s state, done atabuja,

this 27th day of may 2009

he chief ojo maduekwe (cfr)

the chairman,

for council

14 directive c/dir.2/06/09 on the harmonization of the ecowas member states’legislations on excise duties… desirous, in that regard, of limiting the number of products liable for excise duty and drawing up a list of those products; done at abuja,

this 27th day of may 2009

he chief ojo maduekwe (cfr)

the chairman,

for council

15 regulation c.reg. 3.05.08. on harmonisation of the rules governing pesticides registration in ecowas region

 

desirous of building inter-state cooperation within

ecowas for the sale and use of quality pesticides through harmonization of the rules governing registration of pesticides in ecowas region;

done at abuja,

this 18th day of may 2008

h.e. mrs. minta samat cessouma

chairperson

for: council of ministers

16 regulation c.reg.4.05.08 on the harmonisiation of the rule governing quality control certification and marketing of plant seeds and seedlings in ecowas region desirous of ensuring safe and regular quality seeds supply to member states’ markets and, to this end, harmonizing the rules governing seed production and marketing in these states; done at abuja,

this 18th day of may 2008

h.e. mrs. minta samat cessouma

chairperson

for: council of ministers

17 decision a/dec. a.dec.14.01.06 on the creation, organisation and function of the ecowas uemoa joint management committee desirous to implement the ecowas common external tariff  (ecowas / cet), which is indispensable to the establishment of the customs union of the community; done at niamey,

this 12th day of january 2006

h.e. mamadou tandja

chairman

for the authority

18 decision a.dec.17.01.06 adopting the ecowas common external teriff desiring the need to harmonies the ecowas and uemoa trade liberalization programmes; done at niamey,

this 12th day of january 2006

h.e. mamadou tandja

chairman

for the authority

19 supplementary protocol a/sp.1/12/03 amending article 6 of protocol a/p2/1/03 relating to the application of compensation procedure for loss of revenue incurred by ecowas member states as a result of trade liberalisation desiring to set a new date for the take-off of the decreasing compensation scale and, to this end, to amend protocola/p2/1/03; done at accra this 19th day of december 2003 the president of the republic of benin, the president of burkina faso, the prime minister of the republic of cape verde, the president of the republic of cote d’lvoire, the president of the republic of the gambia, the president of the republic of ghana, 20the president of the republic of guinea, the president of the republic of guinea bissau, the president of the interim government of national unity of the republic of liberia, the president of the republic of mali, the president of the islamic republic of mauritania, the president of the republic of niger, the president of the federal republic of nigeria, the president of the republic ofsenegal, the head of state and chairman of the national provisional ruling council of the republic of sierraleone, the president of the togolese republic.
20 a.p2.1.03 relating to the application of compensation procedure for loss of revenue incurred desirous of enacting a protocol introducing a judicious and effective compensation system for loss of revenue; done at dakar, this 31st day of january 2003 the president of the republic of benin, the president of burkina faso, the prime minister of the republic of cape verde, the president of the republic of cote d’lvoire, the president of the republic of the gambia, the president of the republic of ghana, the president of the republic of guinea, the president of the republic of guinea bissau, the president of the interim government of national unity of the republic of liberia, the president of the republic of mali, the president of the islamic republic of mauritania, the president of the republic of niger, the president of the federal republic of nigeria, the president of the republic ofsenegal, the head of state and chairman of the national provisional ruling council of the republic of sierraleone, the president of the togolese republic.
21 a.p1.1.03 protocol relating to the defination of the concept of the products originating fron ecowas member states desirous of ensuring that the definition

of the concept of products originating from

member states is in conformity with the

new regulations of the world trade

organization, and of amending the

protocol relating thereto accordingly.

done at dakar, this 31st day of january 2003 signed by all the president or represetative of all member state except
22 decision a.dec.8.01.03 relating to preparation for negotiations between west africa and the european union (epas) conscious of the need to clearly define

the region’s priorities, prepare its

negotiating positions and identify the

accompanying measures that would

enable west africa derive maximum

benefit from the economic partnership

agreements

done at dakar, this 31st day of

january 2003

h.e maitre abdoulaye wade chairman

for the authority

23 regulation c.reg.12.01.03 on the additiona list of enterprises and products approved to benefit under etls mindful of regulation c/reg.3/4/02

dated 23rd april 2002 of the council of

ministers defining the procedure for

approval of industrial enterprises and

products under the ecowas trade

liberalisation scheme

done at dakar, this 28th day of

january, 2003

hon •. ‘ heikh tidiane gadio

chairman

for council

24 recommendation c.rec. 8.01.03 relating to preparation for negotiation between west africa and the european union on epa conscious of the need to clearly define

the region’s priorities, prepare its

negotiating positions and identify the

accompanying measures that would

enable west africa derive maximum

benefit from the economic partnership

agreements.

 

done at dakar this 28th day of

january, 2003

hon. i ‘heikh tidiane gadio

chairman

for council

25 regulation c.reg. 3.06.03. on the additional list of enterprises and products approved to benefit from the etls mindful of regulation c/reg.3/4/02 dated 23’d

june 2002 of the council of ministers establishing

procedure for the approval of originating products to

benefit under the ecowas trade liberalisation

scheme;

done at abuja, this

27th day of june 2003

hon. dr. kofi konadu apraku
26 regulation c.reg.2.9.03 on the launching of negotiations between west africa and the european union on the epa  

mindful of the need to launch the phase 11

negotiations which are expected to last until

december 2007;

done at cotonou

this 2nd day of september 2003

dr. kofi konadu apraku chairman

for the council of ministers

27 a.p2.1.03 relating to the application of compensation procedure for loss of revenue incurred conscious that harmonisation of the trade liberalisation schemes operating in the

sub-region is a necessary condition for the creation of a common market;

done at dakar, this 31st day of january 2003 signed by all member states
28 supplementary protocol a.sp1.12.03 amending article6 of protocol a.p2.1.03 relating to the application of compensation procedure for lost of revenue desiring to set a new date for the take-off the decreasing compensation scale

and, to this end, to amend protocol a/p2/1/03;

done at accra this 19th day of december 2003 signed by all member states
29 regulation c.reg.4.4.02adopting a certificate of origin for products of ecowas origin convinced of the need to adopt a harmonised document in order to facilitate the

movement of products within the ecowas community;

done at abuja, this 23rd day of april 2002 dr. kadi sesay

chairman

for council

30 regulation c.reg.5.4.02 relating to the assesment of the components making up the ex-factory rice of finished productbefore taxand value add determine to give a moderate regulated price of commodities within the member state done at abuja this 23rd day of april 2002.

 

 

 

 

dr kadi sesay

chairman

for council

31 regulation c.reg 3.4.02 establishing procedure for the approval of original products to bene under etls recognising the need to facilitate the application and effectiveness of the

ecowas trade liberalisation scheme;

done at abuja, this 23rd day of april 2002 dr. kadi sesay

chairman

for council

32 regulation c.reg.11.12.01 on the additional list of enterprises and product aproved under the etls mindful of decision aldec.6/7/92 dated 29 july,

1992 of the authority of heads of state and government

of ecowas on the adoption and implementation

of a single trade liberalisation scheme

for products originating from member states of the

community

 

domne at dakar, this 17th day of december 2001 bacari kone

chairman for council

33 decision a.dec.11.12.01 relating to the negotiation of regional economis partnership agreement between west africa state and european union) convinced that the conclusion of a regional partnership agreement as envisaged under the said acp/eu cotonou agreement canstart as a mechanism for enhancing the development and integration of the west african economy done at dakar this 24th day of december 2001 h.e. alpha oumar konare chairman for the authority
34 c.res. 1.8.99. relating to the regional programe for food srcurity in ecowas member states 1999 considering the need for our countries to achieve, a

sustained increase in food production and access to

food;

done at abuja,

this 20th day of august, 1999

abdoul hamid s.b. tidjani-dourodjaye,

chairman,

for council

35 regulation c.reg.3.8.99. on the additional list of enterprises and products approved to benefit from etls desiring that industrial enterprises and products fulfilling the

ecowas rules of origin and approved as being

eligible for preferential treatment under the

ecowas trade liberalization scheme are those

contained in the list attached as an annex to this

regulation

done at abuja,

this 20th day of august, 1999

abdoul hamid s.b. tidjani-dourodjaye,

chairman,

for council.

36 regulation c.reg.4.8.99. adopting single customs declaration form within ecowas considering the need to simplify customs clearance

procedures in order to facilitate and accelerate movement

of goods across the borders of member states and that

of the community by adopting a single customs

declaration form:

done at abuja,

this 20th day of august, 1999

abdoul hamid s.b. tidjani-dourodjaye,

chairman,

for council

37 code of conduct for the implementation of the moratorium on the importation, exportation and manufacture of light

weapons … code of conduct 1999

convinced that observance of the moratorium can

best be achieved through transparency and concerted

effort, and that the establishment of a code of conduct

is required for this purpose;

done at abuja,

this 20th day of august, 1999

the republic of the gambia, the republic of ghana, the republic of guinea, republic of guinea-bissau, president of liberia, president of the republic of mali, head of state of the

republic of niger, commander-in-chief of the armed

forces of the federal

republic of nigeria, president of the republic of senegal, president of the republic of sierra leone, president of the togolese

republic

38 decision a.dec.1312.99 establishing nationalcommissions for the control of the proliferation and ellicit circulation of light weapon desiring, inconsequence, to establish a commission

in each member state to control the proliferation and

illicit circulation of light weapons

done at lome,

this 10th day of december1999

h.s assingbe eyadema,

chairman,

forthe authority

39 regulation c.reg. 13.12.99. on the additional list of industrial enterprises and products approved to benefit from the etls mindful of decisions c/dec.316/88 and c/dec.4/7/

92 of the council of ministers dated 21st june 1988 and

25th july 1992 respectively and defining the procedure

for approval of industrial enterprises and products under

the ecowastrade liberalisation scheme;

done at lome,

this the day of december 1999

abdoulhamids.b. tidjani dourodjaye

chairman,

for council.

40  

declaration of a moratorium on

importation, exportation and

manufacture of light weapons in west africa

declaration moratorium 1999 on importation, exportation and manufacture of light weapons in west africa

 

considering the reaffirmation of the commitment

made by the ecowas member states at the oslo

conference held on 1st and 2nd april, 1998. and

the declared support of the international community

for the proposal to place a moratorium on light

weapons in west africa;

done at abuja,

this 31st day of october, 1998

signed by the represetative of all member states. except
41 regulation c.reg 12.10.98 approving the status of the regionalfund for financing drug control activities in west africa mindful of resolution alres.218197 relating to

drug prevention and control in west africa and

endorsing the praia political declaration and plan

of action

doneatabuja,

this 28th day of october, 1998

 

rasheed gbadamosi,

chairman,

for council

42 decision a/dec.6/10/98 amending article 9 of decision a/dec.19/5/80 relating to the application of proedues for compensation of loss of revenue suffered by member states as a result of liberalisation of intra community trade…. ( 42) A.DEC. 6.10.98 GOODS desiring to harmonise th eprovision of article 9 of decision a/dec19/5/80 and those of article 2 (1b) of the protocol of 15 november 1976 relating to the assessment of loss of revenue suffered by ecowas member states done at abuja this 31st day of october 1998 h.e. general abdul salami abubakar chairman for the authority
43 conference of ministers responsible

for coordination of drug control

activities in west africa

conference of ministers responsible for drug control activities in west africa.

bearing in mind the wish expressed in abuja on

27th july, 1996 by ecowas heads of state and

government to give impetus to waging a more

energetic and better coordinated war against the

drug phenomenon and related criminal activities in

west africa;

done at praia,

this 9th day of may, 1997

signed by all mamber states except
44  

a.res 2.8.97 relating to prevenand control of drug abuse in west africa

aware that if urgent measures are not taken to

effectively combat it, the drug phenomenon may

hamper the development of member states,

adversely affect the standard of living of the people,

and threaten human rights and fundamental

freedoms

done at abuja.

this 29th day of august, 1997

h.e. general sani abacha

chairman,

for the authority

45 recommendation c/rec.4/8/97 relating alarmed at the disastrous social consequences

of the abuse of narcotic drugs in the sub-region,

particularly among the youth whose stable

development is imperative for the progress of

member states and for the building of the

community;

 

 

 

done at abuja.

this 26th day of august, 1997

hon. ayo ogunlade

chairman,

for council of ministers

46 a/p.2/7/96 protocol establishing value added tax in ecowas member states… (46) a.p 2.7.96 desiring to conclude a protocol establishing

value added tax in ecowas member states

done at abuja,

this 27th day of july, 1996

benin republic, republic of ghana, burkina faso, republic of ivory coast, republic cape verde, republic of the gambia, republic of guinea, republic
47 decision a.dec. 3.7.96 establishing the base rate for the teriff production programme envisage for under the etls desiring that customs duties and other taxes of equivalent effect

levied on imports under the ecowas tariff

structure, and serving as the base rate for the

commencement of the tariff reduction programme

envisaged under the ecowas trade liberalization

scheme shall be those rates applicable to goods

imported from third countries by member states

and classified under the same heading in the

ecowas customs and statistical nomenclature,

based on the harmonized commodity description

and coding system (h.s)

done at abuja

this 27th day of july, 1996

h.e. jerry john rawlings

chairman

for the authority

48 regulation c.reg 4.7.96 on the list of industrial enterprises and product aproved to benefit from etls desiring that industrial enterprises and products fulfilling the

ecowas rules of origin and approved as being

eligible for preferential treatment under the

ecowas trade liberalization scheme are those

contained in the list attached as an annex to this

regulation.

done at abuja,

this 25th day of july, 1996

hon. kwame peprah

chairman,

for council of ministers

49 regulation c.reg. 2.11.96. on the list of industrial enterprises and products approved to benefit from the etls desiring to compensate the industrial enterprises and products fulfilling the

ecowas rules of origin and approved as being

eligible for preferential treatment under the

ecowas trade liberalisation scheme

done at lome,

this 22nd day of november, 1996

hon. ayoogunlade

chairman,

for council

50 recommendation c.rec.5.7.96 on the cancellation of the criterion relating to the level of participation of community national equity capitalwishing to benefit from the etls concerned with the need to eliminate obstacles

being faced by economic operators in the sub region

and to attract foreign investments into west

africa;

done at abuja,

this 25th day of july, 1996

hon. kwame peprah

chairman,

for council of ministers

51 decision a.dec 4.7.96 on the cancellation of the criterion relating to the level of participation of community national equitycapitalwishing to benefit from etls desiring to streamline the ecowas trade liberalisation scheme with a view to accelerating its effective application; done at abuja, this 27th day of july, 1996 h.e. jerry john rawlings chairman for the authority
52 recommendation c.rec. 4.7.96 relating to the establishof base rate for teriff reduction programme envisege for under the etls desiring the adoption of the attached draft

decision establishing the base rate for the tariff

reduction programme envisaged for under the ecowas trade

liberalization scheme

done at abuja,

this 25th day of july, 1996

hon. kwame peprah

chairman,

for council of ministers

53 decision c.dec.5.7.95 on the list of industrial enterprises and producteligible to benefit frometls desiring that industrial enterprises and products fulfilling the

ecowas rules of origin and approved as being

eligible for preferential treatment under the

ecowas trade liberalization scheme are those

contained in the list attached as an annex to this

regulation.

done at accra.

this 27th day of july, 1995

mr. victor selormey

for chairman of council

54 regulation c/reg.5/12/95 withdrawing

the approval to benefit from the ecowas trade beralisation scheme granted to industrial products and enterprises… (54) GOODSC.REG. 5.12.95 WITHDREWING OF THE APPROVAL TO BENEFIT FROM THE ETLS

considering the justified request of the republic

of benin to withdraw approval to benefit from the

ecowas trade liberalisation scheme granted to

certain beninoise enterprises, namely industries

beninoise de refrigeration (iger), union africaine

de confiseries (uac) and manufacture des

cigarettes et alumettes (manacia) ;

done at abuja,

this 13th day of december, 1995

hon. kwame peprah

chairman,

for council of ministers

55 regulation c.reg. 6.12.95 on the additional list of industrial enterprises and products eligible to benefit from etls mindful of decisions c/dec. 3/6/88 dated 21st

june, 1988 and c/dec. 4/7/92 dated 25th july,

1992 of the council of ministers defining the

procedure for approval of industrial products and

enterprises to benefit from the ecowas trade

liberalisation scheme;

done at abuja,

this 13th day of december, 1995

hon. kwame peprah

chairman,

for council of ministers

56 recommendation c/reg. 2/12/95 relating to the protocol establishing value added tax in ecowas member states… (56) c.rec2.12.95 considering there need to introduce a neutral

internal indirect taxation system which would boost

consumption and promote intra-community trade

on a non-discriminatory basis;

done at abuja,

this 13th dav of december, 1995

hon. kwame peprah

chairman,

for council of ministers

57 a.res 5.8.94 on the mandatory iodsation of saltin ecowas member state aware that ensuring good health forthe population

is an essential condition for achieving balanced economic

and social development;

done at abuja, this 6th day of

august,1994

h. e. nicephore dieuoonne soglo

chairman

for the authority

58 decision c.dec.7.12.94 relating to the list of industrialenterprises and products approvedto benefit from etls mindful of decision a/dec. 15/5/80 dated 28 may

1980 of the authority of heads of state and government

fixing the level of participation in the authorised capital

of industrial enterprises wishing to benefit from

preferential taxation under the intra-community trade

system

 

done at abuja, this 6th day of

august,1994

h. e. nicephore dieuoonne soglo

chairman

for the authority

59 decision c.dec.8,12.94 aproving the 1995 compensation budget estimate for projected customs revenue by member states as aresult of etls conciouse of the application of the compensation

procedures for loss of revenue suffered by member

states as a result of the trade liberalisation programme

done at lome, this 17th day of

december, 1994

dr, kwesi botchwey chaiman for the council
60 decision c.dec 3.7.93 adopting a common customs nomenclature based on the harmonised commodity descriptionand codification sysytem considering the need for a common customs and

statistical nomenclature which would allow member

states to use the same commodity description and

codification system in their trade with third countries;

done at cotonou. this 20th day

of july, 1993

honourable paul dossou

chairman

for council

61 decision c.dec 13.12.93. establishing a supplementary list of industrial enterprises and products aproved for incusion under etls desiring to complement the existing list of industrial

enterprises and products approved for inclusion

under the ecowas trade liberalisation scheme as

contained inthe above-mentioned decision of 20 july, 1993:

 

done at abuja. this 14th day of

december,1993

honourable paul dossou

chairman

for council

62 decision c.dec.11.12.93 approving the 1994 compensation budget for projected loss of revenue by member state as a result of etls in industrial product originated from ecowas member state on the recommendation of the trade, customs,

immigration, money and payments commission, meet

ing in lagos from 24 to 27 november, 1993;

done at abuja, this 14th day of

december, 1993

paul dossou

chairman

for council

63 decision a/dec.5/1/92 on the minimum agenda for action (199211993) on free movement of persons and goods… (63) CROSS CUTINGA.DEC 5.7.92. ON THE MINIMUM AGENDA FOR ACTION (1992-19930 ON FREE MOVEMENT convinced that the implementation of a minimum

agenda for action in such key areas as free movement

of persons and goods would re-vitalise and enhance

the west african integration process;

done at dakar. this 29th day

of july. 1992

his excellency abdou diouf

chairman

for the authority

64 decision a.dec 6.7.92 amending decision a.dec.1.5.83 relating to the adoption and implementation of a single tls for industrial products originating from member state concerned with the need to simplify the scheme in

order to speed up effective implementation;

done at dakar, this 29th day of july, 1992 his excellency abdou diouf

chairman for the authority

65 a.res. 1.7.92.relating to the renewal of the international cocoa agreement conscious of the important role of cocoa in the

west african economy

done at dakar, this 25th day of july, 1992 honourable jean paul dias

chairman for council

66 decision c/dec.3/7192 desiring to harmonise and coordinate the various aspects

of national economic policies, including

fiscal provisions in the areas of investment

codes, customs codes and other key areas of

integration. etc.:

done at dakar, this 25th day of july, 1992 honourable jean paul dias

chairman for council

67 decision c.dec 4.7.92. completing decision c.dec. 3.6.88 dated 21.6.88 definig the procedure for aproval of industrial products and enterprises to benefit from etls considering the need for completing the said decision;

on the recommendation of the trade, customs,

immigration, money and payments commission which

met in lagos from 1 to 5 july, 1992;

done at dakar, this 25th day of july, 1992 honourable jean paul dias

chairman for council

68 decision c.dec.5.7.92 on the list of industrial enterprises and product eligible to benefit from the etls desiring that industrial enterprises and products fulfilling the

ecowas rules of origin and approved as being

eligible for preferential treatment under the

ecowas trade liberalization scheme are those

contained in the list attached as an annex to this

regulation.

done at dakar, this 25th day of july, 1992 honourable jean paul dias

chairman for council

69 resolution c/res.5/7/92 relating to the

amendment of decision a/dec.1/s/83 dated

30 may, 1983 on the adoption and

implementation of a single tradse

liberalisation scheme for industria_

products originating from ecowas

states…(69) C.res.5.7.92

considering the provisions of decision aldec.1/5/

83 dated 30 may, 1983 on the adoption and implementation of a single trade liberalisation scheme for industrial

products originating from member states of the

community;

done at dakar, this 25th day of july, 1992 honourable jean paul dias

chairman for council

70 decision c.dec.6.12.92 establishing asupplimentary list of industrial enterprises and productapproved to benefit under etls desiring that industrial enterprises and products fulfilling the

ecowas rules of origin and approved as being

eligible for preferential treatment under the

ecowas trade liberalization scheme are those

contained in the list attached as an annex to this

regulation.

 

done at abuja, this 5th day of

december 1992

honouranble paul dossou chairman ‘ for council
71 decision c.dec.3.7.91 on the adoption of the feasibility studies on the sellected catle breeding center considering the need tc ensure harmonious

livestock development in the sub ·region

don eat abuja, this 3rd day of july, 1991 hon. mbemba jatia

chairman for the council

72 decision c.dec.4.7.91 on the adoption of the feasibility studies on the selected foundation seed production centre considering the need to produce adequate

quantities of quality selected seeds to meet the

requirements of the sub-region

done at abuja, this 3rr. day of july 1991 hon. mbemba jatia

chairman for the council

73 decision c.dec.12.7.91 establishing the list of industries enterprises and products to benefit under the tls mindful of decision a/dec. 15/5/80 dated 28 may

1980 of the authority of heads of state and government

fixing the level of participation in the authorised capital

of industrial enterprises wishing to benefit from

preferential taxation under the intra-community trade

system

done at abuja, this 3rd day of july 1991 hon, Jaita

chairman for the council

74 (74) C.DIR 2.7.91 ON THE PREPARATION OF A STUDY ON A COMMUNITY PROGRAMME FOR THE PRODUCTION, SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS AND GASS mindful of the provisions of article 48 of the treaty

relating to cooperation in the energy and mineral

resources sectors

done at abuja, this 3rd day of july 1991 hon, Jaita

chairman

for the council

75 decision c.dec.2.5.90 containing the list of industrial enterprises and product eligible to benefit from etls to approve industrial enterprises and goods fulfilling the ecowas

rules of origin conditions and approval as being eligible for inclusion in the intra-community trade liberalization scheme

doneat banjul, this 27th day ofmay, 1990 hon. (mrs) bintou sanogoh

chairman for the council

76 decision c.dec.16.12.90. on the establishment of inter state technicalcommittee to monitor price tender for a specific agriculturalproducts considering the need to monitor price trends for specific agricultural products or groups of products, and to harmonise community markets for agricultural products done at abuja, this 13th day of december, 1990 honourable mbeba ajatta

chairman, fdrcouncil

77 decision c.dec.14.12.90 on the esablishment of a sub regional seed committee conscious of the importance of agricultural development and food production within the sub region; done at abuja, this 13th day of december 1990 honourable mbeba ajatta

chairman, fdrcouncil

78 resolution c/res.5/5/90 on axle road considering the recommendation adopted by the meeting of the transport, ommunications and energy commission (transport sub-commission) heldin lagos

from 2 to 6 april, 1990

done at banjul, this 27th day of may 1990 hon. (mrs) bintou sanogoh
79 c.res 1.12.90. on the granting of observers status to the federation of west african manufacturaers association considering the need for rational and effective

coordination of industrial activities in the sub-region;

done at abuja this day of june, 1991 honourable mbeba ajatta

chairman,

fdrcouncil

80 decision a.dec 6.6.89 amending article 9 of decision a.dec.1.5.83 relating to adopting and implemention of single tls for industrial product originating from member states considering the provisions of decision aldec.1/5/83 dated 30 may, 1983 on the adoption and implementation of a single trade liberalisation scheme for industrial

products originating from member states of the

community;

done at ouagadougou. 30 june 1989 h. e. alhaji kairaba jawara

chairman for the authority

81 decision c.dec.7.6.89 on the suport programme for developmenr of agricultural products mindfu l of the need to ass.st member states of the community to upgrade their units responsible for the

development of Agricultural production in the sub-region;

done at quagadougou, this 27th day of june 1989 hon. mbemba jatia

chairman

for the council

82 decision c.dec.15.6.89 on alloction of numbers to enterprises and industrial product aroved to benefit from intra ecowas tls mindf ul of decision a/d ec.1 /5/b3 of the authority of heads of state and gove rnrnent dated 30 may, 1983 on the adoption and implementation of a single intra-community trade liberal isation scheme for industrial

products originating from member states of the community.

done at ouagadougou, this 27th day of june 1989 hon. mbemba jatta

chairman for the council

83 c.res 3.6.89 on the impementation of decision a.dec.8.5.79 on the consolidation of customs duties and taxes of equivalent effect and non teriffbearers recalling that customs duties and taxes of equivalent effect imposed on goods imported under the community as from 28 may, 1979 done at ouagadougou, this 27th day of june 1989 hon. mbemba jatta

chairman

for the counci l

84 decision c.dec.4.7.87 relating to the assessement of the components making up the ex-factory price of a finished productbefore taxand value add tax desirious of defining the concept of value added tax and moderate product price done at abuja, this 6th day of july

1987

hon. dr. ka lu i. ka lu

chairman for the council

85 c/dec. c.dec.4.6.86 establishing procedure for centralisation of information and data controlfor the purpose of assessing loss revenue suffered by implementing etls mindful of decision c/dec.2/6/86 of

30th june, 1986 of the council of ministers relating to the establishment of ecowas community computer

centre for the automatic processing of the

customs, statistical economic and financial data of member states and the assessment of compensation for revenue loss suffered by the said states as a result

of intra-community trade liberalization

 

done at abuja, this 30th june 1986 hon. dr. kalu i. kalu
86 a.res. 1.7.86. relating to the support for the west africa rice development association. bearing in mind the top priority the community cooperation programme accords increased food production so as to achieve the sub regional objectives of food self-sufficiency and food security; done at abuja, this 1st day of july 1986

for the authority

h.e. major-general ibrahim

badamasi babangida

chairman

87 decision c/dec.7/5/85 decision of the council of ministers establishing a consultation and co-ordination committee between ecowas member states for the programming of trade fairs and similar commercial events… conscious of the importance of events such as fairs and exhibitions in the development of trade between member states of the community done at lome this 3rd july 1985 for the council hon. dr. komla alipui

the chairman

88 a/p 1/7/85 convention on the temporary importation of passenger vehicle into member states… convinced that the adoption of the common procedures in respect of temporary importation of passenger vehicles will ensure the customs systems of member states of a greater degree of harmonization and uniformity done at lome this 6th day of july 1985 all member states
89 c.res 4.7.85 relating to the adoption of a convention on temporary importation of passenger vihicle into member states considering the need to promote tourism within the community with a view to achieving the harmonious development of this sector in member ‘ sta tes and to foste r the free movement of persons in the sub-region; done in lome th is 3rd july, 1985 ho. dr. komlaalipui

the chairman

90  

a.d ec 1.11.84 relating to the implementation of decision a.dec.1.5.85 on adoption of a single tls for industrial products originating from member states.

considering the various meetings held to examine the eca study report on proposals for strengthening economic integration –in west africa done at lqme this 23rd day of november,

1984 in one single original

in the english and french languages,

both texts being equally authentic

for the authority, he lasna conte

the chairman

91 c.res 1.7.84 on the application of decision a.dec. 1.5.83 relating to the adoption and implementation of single tls for industrialproducts originating form member sates considering resolution c/res.3/5/83 relating to the adoption and implementation of a single trade liberalization scheme for industrial products originating from member states; done at lome this 21st day of july, 1984 for the council h. e. kemoko keita

the chairman

 

92 a.d ec 1.11.84 relating to the implementation of decision a.dec.1.5.85 on adoption of a single tls for industrial products originating from member states. considering the various meetings held toexamine the eca study report on proposals for strengthening economic integration -in west africa done at lqme this 23rd day of november, 1984 in one single original in the english and french languages, both texts being equally authentic for the authority, he L. conte

the chairman

93 a.dec.1.5.83 relating to the adoption of and the implementation of a single tls for industrialproducts originating from member states consi dering that the provisions of article 20 on the most favoured nation treatment enjoins each ecowas member state to extend any tariff concessions granted to a third state to other ecowas member states; done at conakry, this 30th day of may, 1983, in one single original in english and french languages both texts being equally authentic. for the authority, hon, (dr) hammed sekou

toure. the chaiman

94 c/res. 3/5/83 resolution relating to the adoption and implementation of a single trade liberalisation scheme for industrial products originatingfrom member states of the community consi de ring the imperative need for applying a single trade liberalisation scheme within the sub-region and the need for sol identity among member states to work together towards the creation of a customs union; done at conakry, this 30th day of may, 1983, in one single original in english and french languages both texts being equally authentic for the authority, hon, (dr) hammed sekou toure. the chaiman
95 a.dec.5.5.82 relating to production of selected seeds and the choice of production station. desirous of having a good species of part of the highest breed for production centre done at cotonou this 29th day of may, 1982 the chierman h. e mathieu kerekou
96 a.dec.6.5.82 relating to the production of selectcted cattle species and the choice of breeding centre desirious of having a selected cattle species and the choice of breeding centres done at cotonou this 29th day of may, 1982 the chierman h. e mathieu kerekou
97 c/dec.3/5/82 decision of the council of ministers relating to the list of priorities industrial products for the implementation of the trade liberalisation programme…(97) C.DEC.3.5.82 RELATING TO THE ECOWAS ENERGY POLICY-2 desirious of harmonising free trade in west arican community done at cotonou. th is 26th day of

may 1982

hon.int/ mil. sidore amoussou

the chairman

98 c.dec4.5.82 relating to the defination and noneclature of non teriff bearer which must be eliminated at the decretion of the member state within a period of 4years desirious of strengthen the implementation of external common teriff of the ecowas community done at cotonou. th is 26th day of

may 1982

hon.int/ mil. sidore amoussou

the chairman

99 dec.5/5/82 decision of the council of ministers relating to the planning of trade fairs conscious of the important role played by trade promotion activities such as fairs and exhibitions in the development of trade between the member states of the community; done at cotonou. th is 26th day of

may 1982

hon.int/ mil. sidore amoussou

! the chairman

100 a.sp1.5.81 amending article 2 of protocol relating to the defination of the concept of originating product of the member states of the ecowas. desirous of promoting intra-community trade

in handicraft and to extend a preferential treatment

to these products;

ddne in freetown this 29th d y of may 1981 republic of benin, republic of cape verde, republic of ghana, republic of guinea, republic of ivory coast, republic of gambia, republic of guinea bissau, republic of upper volta, republic of l1beria, republic of mali, republic of mauritania, republic of niger, federal republic of nigeria, republic of senegal, republic of sier ra leone, republic of togo,
101 a.dec1.5.81 relating to trade libralisation in respect of traditional handi-craft desiring to promote and harmonise the market of indeginious traditional hand craft done in freetown this 29th day of may 1981 for the authority h. e. dr. siaka stevens

the chairman

102 a.sp 3.5.80 amending article viii of the french text of the protocol relating to the defination of the concept of product originating from member states desirous of concluding an additional protocol relating to the amendment of article of the frenchtext of the protocol relating to the definition of the concept of products originating from member states; done at lome this 28 day of may, 1980 republic of benin, republic of ivory coast, republic of cape verde, republic of gambia, republic of ghana, republic of niger, republic of guinea, republic of nigeria, republic of guinea bissau, republic of senegal, republic of upper volta, republic of sierra-leone, republic of mali, republic of togo, republic of mauritania.
103 “>a/dec.16/s/8o decision of the authority of heads of state and government of the economic community of west african states relating to the amendment of paragraph 2 of article viii of the french text of the protocol

relating to the definition of the concept of products originating from member states

desirious to know the nature and types of product originating from member state done at lomé this 28th day of may. 1980 for the authority h.e. general gnassingbe eyadema the chairman
104 a.dec 17.5.80 decision relating to the modification of of article 2 paragraph 2 of the assesment of loss of revenue of memeber state conscious of the assessment of losses of revenue and the payment of compensation to be effected at the same. time

to all beneficiary member states

done at lomé 28 may, 1980 signed by the chairman for the authority.

 

105 a.dec.18.5.80 relaing to trade libralization in industrial products desirious to harmonise trade and liberalize trade in west africa and the global world done at · lomé this 28th day of may. 1980 for th e authority h.e. genera l gnassingbe eyadema the chairman
106 a.dec.19.5.80 relating to the compensation procedures for the lost of revenue suffered by ecowas member states mind ful of the protocol relating to the fund to cooperation.  ompensation and development at the community and especially article (2a) done in lomé this 28th day of may. 1980 signed by the chairman for the authority.

 

107 c.dec.3.5.80 relating to the proof and the verfication of the community product and procedure relating tothe circulation of goods within the community determined to have the rule relating to the proof and the verification of the commun ity origin and procedure applicable to the movement of product within ecowas done at lome this 25th may 1980 signed by the chairman for the authority
108 c.c.dec4.5.80 relating to studies emanating from tls desiring to know the effect of the trade liberalization programme on th e member states who belong to both ceao and ecowas, to the definition of the status of community enterprises and legal framework by the industry, agriculture and natural resources commission: classification of import duties and taxes as well as indirect internal taxes and duties done et lomé on the 25th may, 1980, signed by the chairman for the authority
109 a.sp1.5.79protocol on rectification of french text

 

desirious to identify product that originate from different ecowas member state done at dakar this 29th day of may 1979done at dakar this 29th day of may 1979 republic of benin, republic of ghana, republic of cape verde, republic of guinea, republic of ivory coast, republic of gambia, republic of guinea-bissau, republic of upper volta, republic of niger, republic of liberia, republic of nigeria, republic of mali, republic of senegal, republic of sierra leone, republic of mauritania, republic of togo
110  

a/sp.2/5/79 supplementary protocol amending protocol relating to the definition of the concept of products originating from member states

 

desiring to conclude a supplementary protocol amending the protocol relating to the definition of products originating from member states done at dakar this 29th day of may, 19791r-l single

original in the english and french languages both

texts being equally authentic.

republic of benin, republic of ghana, republic of cape verde, republic of guinea, republic of ivory coast, republic of gambia, republic of guinea-bissau, republic of upper volta, republic of niger, republic of liberia, republic of nigeria, republic of mali, republic of senegal, republic of sierra leone, republic of mauritania, republic of togo
111 a.dec.8.5.79 relating to the consolidation of import duties and nonteriff barrers desirious to improve the west african custorms union done at dakar this 29th day of may 1979 for the authority,

leopold sedar senghor

the chairman

112 a.dec.8.5.79 relating to the consolidation of import duties and nonteriff barrers desirious to balance the content of both english and french text done at dakar this 29th day of may 1979 for the authority,

leopold sedar senghor

the chairman

113 a.dec. 10.5.79 relating to the modification of article ii of protocol on originating products desirious to give aticle ii more strength done at dakar this 29th day of may 1979 for the authority,

leopold sedar senghor

the chairman

Share on :

Twitter Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Youtube Instgram