THE Oil Marketing Companies Association of Zambia has written to the Ministry of Energy to consider extending a waiver on the importation of fuel. In a letter dated January 6, 2022, OMCAZ president Dr Kafula Mubanga said the introduction of Fuel Levy by the Zambia Revenue Authority that must be paid at points of entry, was not provided for in fuel procurement plans of OMCs. He said a number of trucks were marooned at borders awaiting clearance from ZRA, adding that the logistical delay in the supply chain for petroleum products would affect product availability in the service stations. “Following the extension of waivers for OMCs to import petroleum products on 15th January, 2022, OMCs engaged and contracted their respective…...

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