The products listed in the tariff and statistical regulation of the WAEMU is divided into 4 sections:

- Section 0: essential social products (pharmaceutical; surgical instruments and apparatus, books, newspaper, etc.);
- Section I : basic goods, main raw material, specific inputs, etc. ;
- Section II : input products and intermediate products, etc. ;
- Section III : end-use products and any product that was not listed in the previous sections.


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.