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Central African Republic Exports

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Are you planning to go global, but aren't sure where to start? Export Portal is your business gateway to international trade, allowing you to promote your products to the global audience. Exporters, importers, producers, wholesalers from different countries in the world are free to join one of the largest online marketplaces.

Export Portal is constantly expanding to bring numerous products that come from different countries, including the Central African Republic. Speaking about the country's trade profile, it is highly in favor of foreign trade. It is noteworthy that international trade makes up more than one-third of the CAR's GDP.

The CAR mainly exports wood, cotton, diamonds, tobacco and coffee to Belgium, France, China, Indonesia and Morocco. Timber is also an important export product as the country possesses a substantial forest resource base of highly valued hardwood timber, providing important export revenues.

If you are interested in buying online coffee, timber, tobacco, cotton originating from Central African Republic, visit, one of the world's leading online shopping destinations. Export Portal offers everyone the ability to find the best bargains online from Top Verified Central African Republic's Exporters, Suppliers, Manufacturers and Retailers. 


Central African Republic Imports

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With hundreds of thousands active users globally, Export Portal is one of the world's best online marketplaces enabling its registered users around the world to sell and buy a world of products. If you are a Central African Republic's importer looking for export/import business ideas, visit our diverse community of buyers, sellers and small businesses. Here you can get help and advice on business related issues as well as contact global suppliers, manufacturers and buyers.

Central African Republic is a landlocked country in the center of the African continent. The country mainly imports the following goods: food, motor vehicles, petro-products, machinery, chemical and pharmaceutical products from France, the Netherlands, China and Cameron. If you are interested in launching an import business in the CAR, the above listed products can be some of the most profitable goods in the given market.

Export Portal stocks up an unbeatable selection of all these Export/Import Products and even more offered by regional and global quality Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Sellers, Exporters and Suppliers. This is your best online one-stop destination where worldwide buyers connect with verified suppliers. Find featured Food brands, Clothing and Textile Products, Most Popular Motor Vehicles, and hundreds of other products to import to the Central African Republic. 

Customs requirements of Central african republic

Central African Republic Customs Contacts


Address: Government Services & International Trade/ Rue Mobutu (Angle de la rue de la Résistance) Boîte Postale 2553 Bangui 

Tel: + (236) 216 13921


The Central African Republic (CAR) is a landlocked country situated in Central Africa. The country shares borders with Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo and Cameroon. The CAR is a member of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the World Trade Organization. 



Customs tariffs are ad valorem, based on the CEMAC common external tariff. The CEMAC common external tariff is applied on the c.i.f. value of the imported goods. The total sum of the tax is based on customs value plus customs duty (and excise duty where applicable).  

The Central African Republic applies a 19% value added tax. The importer will also have to pay: 

-  1% CEMAC common external tariff (for imports originating outside the CEMAC members)

-  0.4 % Community integration contribution of the ECCAS (for imports originating outside the ECCAS members)

- 0.05 % Organization for the Harmonization of Commercial Law in Africa levy.


Product certification, labelling and packaging

Imported products are subject to the pre-shipment inspection. All full container load (FCL) containers are inspected regardless their value. However, products such as precious stones, precious metals, objects of art, live animals and medicines are exempted fro pre-shipment inspection.

Imports of sugar are subject to quotas and imports of printed fabrics are restricted.

There are no specific labelling requirements. However, the expiry date, the number or the batch and integrity of the packing are required for paints, insecticides, chemical treatments and complex chemicals.


Documents for import/export

  • Bill of lading
  • Certificate of origin
  • Commercial invoice
  • Export Declaration
  • Export license
  • Insurance
  • Packing list
  • Transit document