Cameroon, Chad and the Central Africa Republic have signed an agreement to facilitate the transit and transportation of goods.
The agreement was signed on Friday 13 April in Douala between the shippers, the three countries and the Bollore group.
The agreement will reinforce partnership and ease the transport chain.
Objectives of the agreement
The agreement is a confidence building endeavour between the trading partners.
It will reinforce cooperation and encourage the exchange of information and data to improve transaction between the different partners at a time when the Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (CGS) has been introduced.
The new development is in line with recommendations of the Cameroon-Chad-CAR Tripartite Forum held from 12 to 14 December 2017.
The forum which took place in N’Djamena was organised on the theme “Facilitating the transit of goods by the ports of Douala and Kribi.”
Present during the signing ceremony of Friday 13 April at the Maritime Museum was the Director General of the Loaders Council of Chad, Mr. Moustapha Nour -and Cameroon’s Director General of Customs, Edwin Fongod Nuvaga.
On the occasion, Mohamed Diop, Regional Director of the Gulf of Guinea Bolloré group affirmed that the agreement brings together all actors of the group operating in Cameroon, Chad and in and C.A.R under one umbrella.
Bruno Ndonwie Funwie