Comoros Customs: another record of the first quarter of 2019 .

10-04-2019 11:05

The Central Revenue Department announced the record figure of 4 billion 665 million kmf for the first quarter of 2019.

Recall: for the year 2018, the General Administration of Customs exceeded the objectives assigned by the Minister of Finance and Budget, with a rate of 104%; an amount of 21 billion 698 million, excluding single taxes on petroleum products and ordinary rice.

At the start of 2019, marked by turbulence and political uncertainties at the national level, serenity and stability come from Comorian customs.
Indeed, for the first quarter of 2019, the General Administration of Customs was at the rendezvous, in terms of collection of revenues. In fact, despite the fact that this period is known as a "lean cow" period and marked by the electoral climate, the customs centers have fulfilled their duties in terms of revenues .

Thus, for the first 3 months of the year 2019, the customs had set a record compared to the same period for the last 05 years (see chart), with a realization of 87,12% compared to the objectives fixed by the Ministry of Finance and Budget, (4 billion 665 million) excluding single taxes on petroleum products and ordinary rice.

In an interview with the ORTC (Comoros National Television) conducted on 3rd April 2019, Deputy Director, Chehi Mohamed said "the first quarter was marked by good results. On a target of more than 5 billion, the customs recorded 4 billion 665 million.

According to data from the accountant, Zaki Ben Salim, Moroni port customs center achieved 72.96% of revenue, the customs center of Mutsamudu 24.29%, the customs center of Hahaya airport 1.16% and the customs center of Fomboni 1.59%.

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