Queries as barons import tonnes of sugar amid ban

Sugar imported from Thailand offloaded at the port of Mombasa in 2017.


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What you need to know:

  • According to AFA, total import for brown and white sugar under Comesa as at October 31 is 277,973 tonnes.
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Shadowy companies have imported excess sugar into the country, superseding the 2020 quota from the Common Market for East and Central Africa (Comesa), in spite of a government ban.

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