BSC is a compulsory document for all shipments to MADAGASCAR


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Madagascar is an island country off the southeastern coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. The island is approximately the size of Texas and is the fourth largest island in the world. Madagascar is home to a variety of unique plants and animals, many of which are found nowhere else on earth. The country is also one of the poorest in the world, with high levels of poverty and disease.

Madagascar is a member of the United Nations, the African Union, and the Southern African Development Community. Madagascar is also a signatory to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. The country is divided into six provinces: Antananarivo, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara, and Antsiranana. The capital and largest city is Antananarivo, with a population of over 2.8 million. Other major cities include Toamasina, Mahajanga, Fianarantsoa, Antsiranana, and Toliara. Madagascar has a tropical climate, with a wet season from November to April and a dry season from May to October. The average annual temperature is 23 degrees Celsius (73 degrees Fahrenheit).

    In the past two decades, however, these trends have been reversed, and Madagascar has been emerging as a stable democracy with a growing economy. A key part of Madagascar's economic success has been its willingness to open up its economy to foreign trade and investment. One way that the country has encouraged foreign trade is by issuing an Electronic Consignment Note (ECTN) for all shipments of goods bound for Madagascar.

    An ECTN is an electronic document that serves as a certificate of origin and a shipping manifest for goods being exported. The ECTN is issued by the Madagascar Chamber of Commerce and is required for all exports from Madagascar. The ECTN process is relatively simple and straightforward. First, the exporter must obtain a certificate of origin from the Chamber of Commerce.
    If you are planning on travelling to Madagascar, you will need to obtain an Electronic Cargo Tracking Note (ECTN).

    Here are some frequently asked questions about ECTNs to help make the process as smooth as possible.

    What is an ECTN?
    An Electronic Cargo Tracking Note is an electronic document that is required for all shipments of goods to Madagascar. The ECTN is used to track and trace shipments, as well as to provide customs clearance information.

    Who needs an Ectn Madagascar?
    All shippers of goods to Madagascar are required to obtain an ECTN.

    How do I get an Ectn Madagascar?
    ECTN can be obtained through the Madagascar Customs website.

    What information do I need to provide to get an Ectn Madagascar ?
    In order to obtain an ECTN, you will need to provide the following information:
    • Name and contact information of the shipper
    • Name and contact information of the consignee -The names and contact information of the carriers
    • The port of loading -The port of discharge
    • Description of the goods being shipped
    • Value of the goods
  • Bill of Lading
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Freight Invoice (required if the freight amount is not specified on commercial invoice)
  • Customs Export Declaration (optional)

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