Mozambique State Loses Over 43 Millions Meticals Due to Poultry Smuggling

Maputo — Maputo, 3 Dec (AIM) – The Mozambican state lost over 43 million meticais (about 670 thousand US dollars, at the current exchange rate) this year due to the smuggling of poultry products across the borders of the southern province of Maputo.

According to Maria Machicoa, of the Maputo provincial branch of the Mozambique Tax Authority (AT), customs duties and other taxes on products smuggled in the last two weeks from South Africa, should have raised around 14 million meticais.

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