Business Opportunities

The Embassy of the United States of America in Nouakchott informs the public that a sale will be held in sealed envelopes on Wednesday November 02nd, 2022 at the United States Old Embassy Compound.

The sale will start from 09:00 and end at 13:00.

  • Items will be sold as they are and cannot be exchanged or refunded.  Bidders are required to take lots in their entirety.
  • The participation feeis100MRU per person; it should be paid at the entrance door. Bids cost 50 MRUs each.
  • An ID is required to access the sale.
  • All winners will pay customs fees on imported items based on the buying price.  This could be as much as 40% of the winning bid.  Customs officials will be present during the event.
  • This amount will not be refunded in case of withdrawal.

The sale will include:

  • Appliances and Household furniture
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Vehicles

Winners will be notified after the conclusion of the sale by phone.  The winning bidders may come back to the Old Embassy Compound to pay customs and the fee for the items during the following times:

Thursday, November 03rd 09:00-15:00

Friday, November 04th 09:00-11:00

Monday, November 7th   09:00-15:00

After paying the customs, winning bidders can collect their lots from the Old Embassy Compound and bidders should come with their own laborers, cranes, and trucks.

The last day to pick up lots will be Wednesday, November 9th at 14:00.

The Embassy will NOT be responsible for the purchased sale items after this date.