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Ecowas Preferential Rates

PART A

UNPROCESSED PRODUCTS TOTALLY EXEMPTED FROM IMPORT DUTY AND TAXES

ChapterHeadingCommodity DescriptionDuty Rate (%)
101.01 - 01.06Live animals0
202.01 - 02.10Meat and edible meat offal0
303.01 - 03.07Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic0
404.01Milk and cream, not concentrated nor containing added sugar or other sweetening matter0
04.07Birds' eggs, in shell, fresh, preserved or cooked0
04.09Natural honey0
505.01 - 05.11Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included0
606.01 - 06.04Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage.0
707.01 - 07.14Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers0
808.01 - 08.14Edible fruits and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons0
909.01Coffee, whether or not roasted or decaffeinated; coffee husks and skins; coffee substitutes containing coffee in any proportion0
09.02Green tea0
09.04Unground pepper and Pimenta0
1010.01 - 10.08Cereals0
1111.06Cassava flour (including gari)0
1212.07Other oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, whether or not broken0
12.09Seeds, fruits and spores, of a kind used for sowing0
12.11Plants and parts of plants (including seeds and fruits), of a kind used primarily in perfumery, in pharmacy or for insecticidal, fungicidal or similar purposes, fresh or dried, whether or not cut, cru0
12.12Néré seeds0
1313.01 - 13.02Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts0
1515.21Vegetable waxes (other than triglycerides), beeswax, other insect waxes and spermaceti, whether or not refined or coloured0
1818.01Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted0
2222.01Waters, including natural or artificial mineral waters and aerated waters, not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter nor flavoured; ice and snow0
2424.01Unmanufactured tobacco; tobacco refuse0
2525.01Salt (including table salt and denatured salt) and pure sodium chloride, whether or not in aqueous solution or containing added anti-caking or free-flowing agents; sea water0
25.03Sulphur of all kinds, other than sublime sulphur, precipitated sulphur and colloidal sulphur0
25.1Natural calcium phosphate, natural aluminium calcium phosphates and phosphatic chalk0
25.16Granite, porphyry, basalt, sandstone and other monumental or building stone, whether or not roughly trimmed or merely cut, by sawing or otherwise, into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including squa0
25.2Gypsum; anhydrite; plasters (consisting of calcined gypsum or calcium sulphate) whether or not coloured, with or without small quantities of accelerators or retarders0
25.3Mineral substances not elsewhere specified or included0
2626.01Iron ores and concentrates, including roasted iron pyrites0
2727.09Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude'0
27.14Bitumen and asphalt, natural; bituminous or oil shale and tar sands; asphaltites and asphaltic rocks0
3131.01Animal or vegetable fertilizers, whether or not mixed together or chemically treated; fertilizers produced by the mixing or chemical treatment of animal or vegetable products0
4040.01Natural rubber latex, whether or not pre-vulcanised0
4141.01Raw hides and skins of bovine (including buffalo) or equine animals (fresh, or salted, dried, limed, pickled or otherwise preserved, but not tanned, parchment-dressed or further prepared), whether or 0
4444.03Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood, or roughly squared0
44.07Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, whether or not planed, sanded or end-jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm0
4646.01 - 46.02Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork0
5151.01Wool, not carded or combed0
51.02Fine or coarse animal hair, not carded or combed0
5252.01 -52.12Cotton0
5353.01- 53.11Other vegetable textile fibres; paper yarn and woven fabrics of paper yarn0


PART B

TRADITIONAL HANDICRAFT PRODUCTS APPROVED FOR EXEMPTION FROM IMPORT DUTY

ChapterHeadingCommodity DescriptionDuty Rate (%)
4141.02Raw skins of sheep or lambs (fresh or salted, dried, limed, pickled or0
otherwise preserved, but not tanned, patchment-dressed or further
prepared), whether or not dehaired or split
41.05Tanned or crust skins of sheep or lambs, without wool on, whether0
or not split, but not further prepared
41.06Tanned or crust hides and skins of other animals, without wool or0
hair on, whether or not split, but not further prepared
41.07Leather further prepared after tanning or crusting, including0
patchment-dressed leather, of bovine (including buffalo or equine
animals, without hair on, whether or not split, other than leather of
heading 41.14
4242.01- 42.06Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags0
and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm
gut)
4343.03Articles of apparel, clothing accessories and other articles of furskin0
4444.19Tableware and kitchenware, of wood0
44.2Wood marquetry and inlaid wood; caskets and cases for jewellery or0
cutlery, and similar articles, of wood; statuettes and other
ornaments, of wood; wooden articles of furniture not falling in C
hapter 94.
4646.01 - 46.02Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials;0
basketware and wickerwork
5252.09Woven fabrics of cotton containing 85% or more by weight of cotton,0
weighing more than 200 g/m2
5757.01Carpets and other textile floor coverings, knotted, whether or not0
made up
6363.01Blankets and travelling rugs0
63.02Bed linen, table linen, toilet linen and kitchen linen0
63.05Sacks and bags, of a kind used for the packing of goods0
63.06Tarpaulins, awnings and sunblinds; tents; sails for boats, sailboards0
orlandcraft; camping goods
6464.03Footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or0
composition leather and uppers of leather
6565.06Other headgear, whether or not lined or trimmed0
6666.02Walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and the like0
6767.01Skins and other parts, of birds with their feathers or down,0
feathers, parts of feathers, down and articles thereof (other than
goods of heading 05.05 and worked quills and scapes)
6969.12Ceramic tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and0
toilet articles, other than of porcelain or china
69.13Statuettes and other ornamental ceramic articles0
7474.19Other articles of copper0
8282.01Hand tools, the following : spades, shovels, mattocks, picks,0
hoes, forks and rakes; axes, bill hooks and similar hewing tools;
secateurs and pruners of any kind; scythes, sickles, hay knives,
hedge shears, timber wedges and other tools of a kind used in
agriculture, horticulture or forestry.
82.11Knives with cutting blades, serrated or not (including pruning0
knives), other than knives of heading 82.08, and blades therefore
8383.06Bells, gongs and the like, non-electric, of base metal; statuettes0
and other ornaments, of base metal; photograph, picture or
similar frames, of base metal; mirrors of base metal
9292.02Other string musical instruments (for example, guitars, violins,0
harps)
92.06Percussion musical instruments (for example, drums, xylophones,0
cymbals, castanets, maracas)
92.08Musical boxes, fairground organs, mechanical street organs,0
mechanical singing birds, musical saws and other musical
instruments not falling within any other heading of this Chapter;
decoy calls of all kinds; whistles, call horns and other mouth-
blown sound signalling instruments
9393.07Swords, cutlasses, bayonets, lances and similar arms and parts0
thereof and scabbards and sheaths therefor
9595.06Articles and equipment for general physical exercise, gymnastics,0
athletics, other sports (including table-tennis) or outdoor games,
not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter; swimming
pools and paddling pools
9696.01Worked ivory, bone, tortoise-shell, horn, antlers, coral, mother-of-0
pearl and other animal carving material, and articles of these
materials (including articles obtained by moulding)
96.02Worked vegetable or mineral carving material and articles of0
these materials; moulded or carved articles of wax, of stearin, of
natural gums or natural resins or of modelling pastes, and other
moulded or carved articles, not elsewhere specified or included;
worked, unhardened gelatin (except gelatin of heading 35.03) and
articles of unhardened gelatin
96.03Brooms, brushes (including brushes constituting parts of0
machines, appliances or vehicles), hand-operated mechanical
floor sweepers, not motorized, mops and feather dusters;
prepared knots and tufts for broom or brush making; paint pads
and rollers; squeegees (other than roller squeegees)
96.04Hand sieves and hand riddles0
96.14Smoking pipes (including pipe bowls) and cigar or cigarette0
holders, and parts thereof
96.15Combs, hair-slides and the like; hairpins, curling pins, curling0
grips, hair-curlers and the like, other than those of heading 85.16,
and parts thereof
9797.02Original engravings, prints and lithographs0
97.06Antiques of an age exceeding one hundred years0