The import process in Togo can be slow and cumbersome, due to a number of bureaucratic hurdles. This can add to the cost and time of importing IT and Tech products. As with many African destinations, both pre-and post-inspections are required when importing into Togo, complicating the import process.
Togo’s infrastructure, such as its transportation and communication networks, is not well-developed. This can make it difficult and expensive to import IT and Tech products, as well as to get them to their final destination. The Togolese government imposes high import duties and taxes on IT and Tech products, further adding to the overall costs.
A vibrant startup ecosystem is developing innovative solutions for local challenges, creating opportunities for partnerships with foreign technology companies.
Although Togo still lags behind the continents tech leaders like Nigeria and South Africa, Togo should not be overlooked. Learn more about importing into Africa here!