FINANCING OF THE UNION

THE UTILIZATION OF THE LEVY

With the immediate implementation of the AU import levy, the levy is to be derived from 0.2 percent of the value of the eligible goods imported into a Member State from a non-Member State (therein stated as from outside the continent).

The levy is applicable and is to be instituted in 2017 to finance 100% Operational Budget, 75% Program Budget and 25% Budget of the Peace Support Operations of the African Union as well as any other expenditure of the Union that may be determined by the Assembly.