Notes on customs policy and administration
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The object of reproducing these lectures here is to provide, primarily for the benefit of senior African customs officials, a brief appreciation of some, of the main problems in the customs field which are besetting African Governments in their efforts towards maintenance of revenue stability for sustained implementation, of development plans, and diversification of production ,for balanced and accelerated economic growth, particularly through industrial development; to indicate possible directions in which some of these objectives of revenue stability and ,investment incentives may be attained by customs measures to bring out the importance of keeping tariff revision in line with the advance in industrialization; to emphasize the need for, and suggests some means of, cooperation between national customs administrations.