Mauritania

  • All shipments to Mauritania must be covered by an Arab Irish Certificate of Origin together with an original, signed invoice and both must be certified by the AICC.
  • A Halal certificate stating that slaughter was according to Muslim law must accompany fresh, frozen meat and poultry.
  • Health and Radiation Certificates are often required for food, meat and poultry consignments

Contact the AICC for information on costs as they are updated regularly

Mauritania Fact File

Country Name:
Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Population:
4.0 million (July 2020 est.)

Population Growth:
2.09% (2020 est.)

Languages:
Arabic (official), French (commercial)

Currency:
Ouguiya = 5 kloums

Capital:
Nouakchott

Business Hours:
Government offices:
07:30 to 14:30 (Saturday to Wednesday)
Banks:
08:00 to 12:00 (Saturday to Thursday)
Reduced hours during Ramadan

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