Senegalese firms cited many non-tariff measures that affect their ability to compete in global markets, in a recent ITC survey.Some 260 companies surveyed in Senegal revealed that national administrative procedures to address foreign and national requirements represent the major non-tariff barrier. Lack of electricity, high transport costs and customs clearance are also important barriers. To help the private sector in Senegal to meet international requirements, Senegal needs to streamline national conformity assessment procedures and improve its business environment.
Publication Date: 31 Mar. 2014