Economic mission


Customs ensures the mission of protection through the surveillance of foreign trade. In so doing, goods that cross borders are subjected to duties and taxes. Taxes’ rate is adjusted so that local products could be competitive. Customs also are watchful to the respect of loyal tradepractice. For example they fight against dumping. Statistic Data: by elaborating customs statistics, the Administration has authorized to economic operators to proceed to the market analysis. Customs allows also to the public institutions to getting precise information about foreign trade. Boosting economic activities via mechanisms of suspended duties; the customs contributes to the dynamic of national economic activity by making easier exchanges. That is to offer to the economic operators the chance to benefit from advantages related to customs economic or specific regimes.

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GAINDE or the automatic management of customs information is a strategic platform of Senegalese customs, centered on the management of customs’ clearance. "GAINDE Integral" improves considerably the way of managing procedures. Thus people move from less paper topaperless or electronic processing,known as the dematerialization. This technological revolution in the customs’ Administration aims at great feats and better service for the public.


The ORBUS 2000 system is developed to make easier procedures of international trade by using electronic communication or exchanges. This allows interconnecting different stakeholders evolving in the international trade. The system is also based on technological infrastructure and a device of services.

The electronic payment of customs’ duties and assimilated taxes consists of giving to the economic operatorthe ability to pay the amount of customs’ duties from one’s work station, by charging an account opened in a commercial bank.