CCVA: customs clearance of used motor vehicles and equipment used for public worksDaniele D'Onofrio
BURKINA FASO (21 August 2017). A subcontract was signed between the Direction Générale des Douanes (DGD) and the Centre de Controle des Véhicules Automobiles (CCVA) for the purpose of evaluating from two-year to ten-year motor vehicles motor vehicles and used public works equipment.
The signing of this contract is part of the modernization of customs clearance procedures and aims at ensuring fair and equitable collection of the customs receipts resulting from the importation of the used vehicles and public works equipment.
Starting from the 1st September 2017, CCVA will start calculating the value of used vehicles on behalf of the Burkinabè Customs. This operation will not only optimize customs revenue but also ensure that all of these vehicles are subject to automotive technical control before registration. CCVA wants to take advantage of this opportunity to reduce the import of vehicles in poor condition.