According to the Governmental Decree n°028/CAB/VPM/MIN/TC/2017 issued on August 7th, 2017 by the Ministry of Transport of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, CMA CGM announced to its customers on the application of a new governmental “ Port Tax ” surcharge.

As from January 2nd, 2018 (*), this “Port Tax” surcharge will apply to all Imports in DRC from worldwide and all Exports ex DRC to worldwide and will be payable in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as per government published tariff as referred below:

DRC published tariff “Port Tax” applicable to imports and exports

  • USD 40 per 20’
  • USD 80 per 40’

All cargo and type of equipment (dry, reefer & special equipment)

(*) FMC Corridor date of application is 26th January 2018 subject to FMC filing