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Importers should also note that ONLY CVCs / Destination Inspection Certificates issued by Africa Link Inspection Company will be used for clearance of goods at the Port. As stated in earlier public notices, ALIC will charge 0.80% of F.O.B for all imported goods as against the 0.99% previously charged by Intertek. The scanning fees will be US$ 50 (Fifty United States Dollars) for 40ft containers and US$30 (Thirty United States Dollars) for 20ft containers.
Sep 14, 2012, 17:02
Standard Chartered first half profit up 9% to US$3.95bn
Strong momentum combined with diversity of performance provides real resilience Highlights include • Group income climbs 9%, with growth across our markets. • We are accelerating investment spend as we position ourselves for long-term growth. • Consumer Banking income of US$3.5bn up 5%, from a very strong H1 11. • Wholesale Banking income up 10% to US$6.0bn, built on commercial banking. • Expenses well controlled; with income growth exceeding cost growth by 2%. • Continued returns for shareholders, with RoE up to 13.8%, interim dividend up 10%. • Balance sheet in excellent shape, with A/D ratio of 77.6% and a liquid asset ratio of 27.9%. • Continued capital strength with Core Tier 1 ratio of 11.6%.
Aug 2, 2012, 17:17