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News - Togo has recorded good performances in several economic sectors over the past few years. According to Sandra Ablamba Johnson,  Minister,...
Economic governance - A Turkish delegation was in Lomé last Friday to plead with Togolese authorities for a reduction in customs taxes on goods sent to the Togolese capital....
Economic governance - The second edition of Togo’s E-commerce week (22 - 28 June 2022) was officially launched last Thursday in Lome. Organized by Togo Pride and sponsored by...
Public finance - Togo closed today, June 24, its latest issue on the UMOA securities market. It secured CFA25 billion by issuing recovery bonds with maturities of 3 and 7...
Economic governance - The Chamber of Trade and Industry of Togo (CCI-Togo) met with Togolese economic operators on June 23 in Lomé. On the occasion, the institution encouraged...
Telecom - About a year ago, Togocel lost a dispute with the telecom regulator, ARCEP. At the time, the operator was fined CFA1 billion for inter-network tariff...
Security - Togolese authorities met with some hotel managers last Monday. The meeting, which took place in Lomé, focused on providing the managers with tools that...
Economic governance - In Togo, the District Autonome du Grand Lomé (DAGL) will pump CFA35 million into several projects aimed at protecting and preserving the environment in...
Economic governance - President Faure Gnassingbé of Togo is still in Doha for the 2nd edition of the Qatar Annual Economic Forum. Yesterday, June 21, during a session titled...
ITC - The Togolese parliament adopted last Thursday two bills that redefine the attributes of the National Agency for Cybersecurity. Concretely, the first bill...
Economic governance - President Gnassingbé is in Doha for the second Annual Economic Forum of Qatar. According to the Togolese presidency, he will be there from June 20 to...
Health - In Togo, the Hospital Management Company (SOGEHP), in charge of the operation of the Dogta-Lafiè hospital (formerly called Saint-Pérégrin) launched on...
Security - Togo jumped seven spots in the latest Global Peace Index (GPI) released on June 15 by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP).  It is among the...
Economic governance - The Togolese Minister of Economy and Finance, Sani Yaya, recently urged local economic actors to put local production first. The official did so on June...
Transport - Togolese travelers no longer need to present a vaccination pass or a negative Covid-19 test before crossing the border into neighboring Benin. This...
Banking - The Lomé-based pan-African banking group Ecobank and Mastercard want to support African farmers via the digitalization of agricultural value chains. The...
Economic governance - Orabank is preparing to roll out new features on its multi-service digital banking platform ‘Keaz’ which it launched three years ago.  The new...
Agriculture - The West Africa Food System Resilience Program (FSRP) was officially launched on June 15, 2022. This program, which was announced last November, is...
Economic governance - A Togolese delegation was in Washington last week, from June 6 to 10, to report the country’s progress in the Threshold Program to the top management of...
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REFORMS OVERVIEW

 

 

 

 

STARTING A BUSINESS (more info)

At the fifteenth position, worldwide, and first in Africa, under the Starting a Business index of the 2020 Doing Business ranking, Togo sustains its reformative dynamics with more reforms….

 

ENFORCING CONTRACTS (more info)

Compared to some years ago when it was one of the lowest rankers under the Doing Business’ Enforcing Contracts indicator, Togo, leveraging many efforts to improve its business climate, was able to jump significantly on the index in the recent years... .

CONTRACT EXECUTION (more info)

Creation of special chambers of commerce for small debts  • Creation of chambers of commerce at the Court of Appeal  • Civil and commercial cases now handled by distinct clerks  • Establishment of commercial courts in Lomé and Kara  • Lawyers and bailiffs now have access to the FORSETI COMMERCIAL platform • A maximum period of 100 days was fixed to settle a commercial dispute .

 

TRADING ACROSS BORDERS (more info)

In comparison to previous years,Togo has significantly improved its ranking under the“Trading across borders” indicator by adopting multiple reforms that focus mainly on the digitization and reduction in delays, for import and export procedures related to import and export.

In comparison to previous years, Togo has significantly improved its ranking on the “Trading across borders” index by adopting multiple reforms that focus mainly on the digitalization and reduction in delays, for import and export procedures related to import and export.

 

CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (more info)

After moving from the 133rd to 127th place under the 2020 Doing Business’ construction permit index, Togo intends to reiterate this feat in the coming edition of the global ranking. To this end, it has introduced this year multiple reforms.

 

GETTING ELECTRICITY (more info)

Over the past two years, Togo’s ranking under the Doing Business’ Getting electricity and water indicator has increased consistently. Owing this performance to multiple reforms aimed at making it easier for businesses to access power and water, Lomé plans to introduce even more reforms this year to keep up its improvements.

 

REGISTERING A PROPERTY  (more info)

Out of all the 'Doing Business’ indicators, Property Registration is where Togo has improved the most since 2018. Indeed, after spending years in the lowest part of this ranking, the country now seeks to beat Rwanda which is the best performer on this index in Africa. To do so, Lomé has been introducing many reforms, with the latest batch implemented this year.

 

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT (more info)

From professionalization to digitization, through legislative regulations, Togo’s public procurement framework is constantly being modernized. Several reforms have been implemented to improve the sector much to the benefit of the private sector, which is the focus of the National Development Plan.

 

PAYING TAXES AND DUTIES (more info)

To improve its business environment, Togo introduced some important reforms related to the payment of tax and duties. From the replacement of some taxes to the cancellation of others through exemptions, the country has only one objective: offer the most attractive tax framework to investors and economic operators. To achieve this, the authorities relied on digitization.

 

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