25
Jul

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Single Customs Territory Along The Central Corridor Relief For Traders

The East African Community (EAC) member states will implement the single customs territory along the Central Corridor from the Port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to Kigali and other regional capitals effective July 1. The move is aimed at facilitating quick clearance of consignments entering the EAC territory through Dar es Salaam. The implementation

25
Jul

0
Single Customs Territory Still A Document On The Shelf As July 1 Deadline Lapses

Single Customs Territory Still A Document On The Shelf As July 1 Deadline Lapses

The Single Customs Territory, whose major objective is to overcome the hurdle of slow and costly movement of goods and services and also improve the business environment in the region, is yet to be fully operational even after the lapse of the July 1 deadline.   In the Northern Corridor comprising Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, the SCT project is at an

24
Jul

0

East Africa Region Moves To Cut Costs Of Doing Business

THE implementation of the Single Custom Territory (SCT) is seen as a crucial move that will reduce costs of doing business and increase efficiency in East African Community customs’ services, but for the Tanzania clearing and forwarding agents it is a blessing in disguise. The SCT is one of the key regional integration priority policy interventions adopted by the EAC member states to

06
Dec

0
Online Database Launched To Improve Performance On The Northern Corridor

Online Database Launched To Improve Performance On The Northern Corridor

Mombasa – 6 December 2012( date of the launch) The Transit Transport Co-ordination Authority of the Northern Corridor (TTCA-NC) launched the Transport Observatory Project (TOP) today. The project was implemented with support from TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) and partnership with the Kenya Transporters Association (KTA). The TOP will monitor performance along the Northern Corridor through identifying total

09
Jul

0

East Africa Turns Spotlight On Improving Efficiency Of Central Corridor Trade Route

East Africa’s transport industry launched a critical project on Tuesday to identify bottlenecks blocking smooth trade on the key Central Corridor linking landlocked African states to the lifeline port of Dar es Salaam. “This marks a critical new phase in upgrading a key route for East African Trade by identifying, and mapping all unnecessary barriers to free

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