An Outline of Customs Policy of the Democratic Republic of Congo presents in the easiest way what is meant by customs policy in general, its basics namely: objects, elements, sources, instruments, functions (...), regional and international frameworks. The author stresses on the customs policy progress from 2003 to 2010, which is a decisive period in the DRC customs management, through the implementation of 2003 customs reform and modernization programme.
Jean-Paul Esamba Bokel'Ipoka is a Congolese (DRC). He worked as teacher, customs "Vérificateur", Controller, Inspector and Deputy Director. Now, he is a Technical Attaché, Intelligence Analyst and Representative of the DRC Customs to the Regional Intelligence Liaison Office for Central Africa and Great Lakes in Douala (Cameroon). He is also a Commercial Attaché to the DRC Embassy in Yaoundé.