Policies & Procedures for Bahamas


Import policy


Tourism and financial services are the main factors on which Bahamas is dependent on. Agriculture and fisheries industry also supports the economy of Bahamas. Imports in Bahamas decreased to 698.10 Million Bahamian Dollars in the first quarter of 2015 from 910.30 Million Bahamian Dollars in the fourth quarter of 2014. Imports in Bahamas averaged 668.72 Million Bahamian Dollars from 2002 until 2015, reaching an all-time high of 910.30 Million Bahamian Dollars in the fourth quarter of 2014 and a record low of 373.30 Million Bahamian Dollars in the third quarter of 2002.The Bahamas mainly imports boats, fuel, oil, paintings, iron and steel, vehicles and furniture. The Bahamas’ main imports partners is the United States, accounting for 87 per cent of imports. Others include Venezuela, Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Japan, Cuba, Switzerland and France.
Following are the import procedure followed in Libya:-

  • Documents preparation 
  • Customs clearance and inspections 
  • Ports and terminal handling 
  • Inland transportation and handling

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:-

  • •    Bill of lading
  • Cargo release order 
  • Commercial invoice
  • Customs Import Declaration Form
  • Packing list

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Trading Accross borders
Application to Imports
Investments

RESTRICTED ITEMS:-

  • All firearms and ammunition are banned unless possessing a police permit authorised by the commissioner prior to entering the country.
  • All pets being imported into the country will need to be over six months of age before being granted admission. A veterinarian health certificate issued 24 hours before embarkation and a rabies vaccination certificate will also be required in order to be granted admission to the country. Cats and dogs coming from rabies infected countries will not be granted admittance.
  • Meat, Poultry, Plant and agricultural products will require permission from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
VisaHq Customs
Restricted Products


Export policy


Bahamas is a developing nation and reason behind its development is its tourism and Banking. Exports in Bahamas decreased to 138.20 Million Bahamian Dollars in the first quarter of 2015 from 191.10 Million Bahamian Dollars in the fourth quarter of 2014. Exports in Bahamas averaged 179.91 Million Bahamian Dollars from 2002 until 2015, reaching an all-time high of 263.60 Million Bahamian Dollars in the fourth quarter of 2012 and a record low of 90 Million Bahamian Dollars in the second quarter of 2003.The Bahamas mainly exports fuel, boats, beverages, polymers, shellfish, cyclic compounds, paintings, oil and pebbles. The Bahamas’ main exports partner is the United States, accounting for around 72 per cent of total exports. Others include Canada, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Turks and Caicos Islands, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Our company provides great service and a transparent platform to make trade operations even easier and accessible.
Following mentioned are the export procedure followed in Bahamas:-
•    Documents preparation     
•    Customs clearance and inspections     
•    Ports and terminal handling     
•    Inland transportation and handling
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:-
•    Bill of lading
•    Cargo release order
•    Commercial invoice
•    Customs export declaration
•    Packing list

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Trading Accross Borders
Trading Commisioner
Govt Guidelines


Disclaimer: Policies and procedures for all export, Import have been extracted from various internet resources and published policies by the respective governments. Logimart.com is not responsible for any change or alteration in the above written policies and procedures.

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