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  • 15/09/2007: Decree relating to export of foodstuffs.
  • 12/09/2006: Decree banning import and sale of anti-islamic goods.
  • 28/02/2005: Decree banning manufacture, sale and import of plastic bags

July 2019: Somaliland Micro, Small & Medium (MSME) Policy - Ministry of Trade. Industry and Tourism.

 Somaliland Chamber of Commerce:  Website

Somaliland Ports & Free Duty Zones

Somaliland Ports Agency Law No 94/2021 as gazetted Xeerka Hey’adda Dekadaha Somaliland Lr. 94/2021 in Somali with some English tax .

An SLLaw text of the Law which is wholly in English is available here: Somaliland Ports Agency Law No. 94/2021.

The new Somaliland laws on the Duty Free Zones are gazetted as Xeerka Aaga Ganacsiga Cashuuraha ka-caagan. Xeer Lr. Lr. 93/2021 and the Xeerka Diiwaangelinta Shirkada Gancasiga ee aaga Cashuura  ka caagan, Xeer Lr. 96/2021.  Full SLLaw English texts of the two laws are also available here: Somaliland Special Economic Zones Law, No. 93/2021; and the Law on the Registration of Free Zone Commercial Companies, No. 96/2021.




Somaliland Insurance Agency Law,  No. 92/2020 available in Somali only as Xeerka Hay’adda Caymiska, Xeer Lr. 92/2020





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