All imported goods, except those previously exempted by law, are subject to import duties. Tax rate ranges from 9-27% depending upon utility of the item. However, duty free importation of used vehicles is allowed for vehicles imported on a temporary basis. VAT is also levied on vehicles imported in the country.
There are a number of experienced and trustworthy exporters in Japan that provide quality used vehicles in Mauritania. Also the cost of used vehicles are very low, hence they are easily affordable. But before buying a used vehicle, it is important to know the import rules and regulations for smooth clearance of customs. Importation of left-hand drive vehicles is allowed in the country. Used vehicles of more than eight years old are not allowed in the country. Pre-shipment inspection is required on used vehicles imported into the country.