we would like to inform you about a change in regulations effective from 01st of November 2018 (Bill of Lading Date at Port of Loading) for electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and tyres imported into Ghana.
- SGS will, through its affiliates throughout the world, carry out physical inspection and verification at the country of export of any used and waste electrical and electronic products. - In addition, SGS will collect an advance eco levy on all electrical and electronic equipment and tyres exported to Ghana, based on the “polluter pays principle”. - Liability of compliance rests with the importer /exporter. Importers of EEE and tyres to the Republic of Ghana are responsible to inform their supplier/exporter of the mandatory nature of the program and of the requirement to register on the e-environmental platform deployed by SGS. - No consignment will be cleared through Customs without an electronic environmental declaration form approval / clearance certificate