Kenya and Tanzania agree to resolve trade barriers

Tanzanian PS for Industry, Trade and Investment Elisante Gabriel (left) and his Kenyan counterpart Dr Chris Kiptoo during a consultative meeting at the Whitesands Hotel in Mombasa on January 31, 2018. PHOTO | LABAN WALLOGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • There will be a verification mission within specific timelines to make the agreements a success.
  • Prof Gabriel said the two nations will do away with “unnecessary taxation” of goods.
  • He added that Kenya and Tanzania will have an elaborate programme of dealing with challenges they face in regard to trade.

Kenya and Tanzania have agreed to resolve their differences and address barriers hindering trade between the two countries.


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