Togo: Government helps young entrepreneurs to promote their services and products on public media outlets


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REFORMS AT A GLANCE

OPEN A BUSINESS (More info)

Fifteenth position worldwide and first in Africa among the Open a business Index of the Doing Business Ranking 2020, Togo confirms its reformatory dynamics with further reforms….

ENFORCEMENT OF CONTRACTS (More info)

Compared to a few years ago, when it was one of the lowest rankings under the “Doing Business’ Enforcing Contracts” indicator, in recent years Togo has managed to make a significant leap up the index through many efforts to improve its business climate… .

CONTRACT EXECUTION (More info)

Establishment of special chambers of commerce for small debts • Establishment of chambers of commerce at the court of appeal • Civil and commercial cases are now handled by separate court clerks • Establishment of commercial courts in Lomé and Kara • Lawyers and bailiffs now have access to the FORSETI COMMERCIAL platform • A maximum Deadline set at 100 days.

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TRADE ACROSS BORDERS (More info)

Compared to previous yearsTogo has significantly improved its ranking among the“Trade Beyond Borders” Indicator through the adoption of several reforms, mainly focused on digitization and reducing delays in import and export procedures related to import and export.

Compared to previous yearsTogo has significantly improved its ranking on the “Trade Beyond Borders” Index through the adoption of several reforms, mainly focused on digitization and reducing delays in import and export procedures related to import and export.

BUILDING PERMIT (More info)

After climbing from 133rd to 127th in Doing Business’s 2020 Building Permits Index, Togo intends to repeat that achievement in the upcoming edition of the global ranking. To this end, it introduced several reforms this year.

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GET ELECTRICITY (More info)

In the last two years, Togo’s ranking under the indicator “Getting electricity and water” from Doing Business has steadily improved. Because of this achievement of multiple reforms aimed at making it easier for businesses to access electricity and water, Lomé plans to introduce even more reforms this year to continue its improvements.

REGISTRATION OF A PROPERTY (More info)

Of all the “doing business” indicators, Togo has improved the most in property registration since 2018. After spending years at the bottom of this ranking, the country is now attempting to beat Rwanda, which ranks best in Africa on this index. To this end, Lomé has introduced many reforms, with the last set being implemented this year.

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PUBLIC PROCUREMENT (More info)

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

PAYMENT OF TAXES AND DUTIES (More info)

In order to improve its business environment, Togo introduced some important reforms related to the payment of taxes and duties. From replacing some taxes to removing others with exemptions, the country has only one goal: to offer investors and economic operators the most attractive tax framework. The authorities are relying on digitization for this.



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