Kenya accuses Tanzania of blocking goods in trade spat
Manufacturers in Kenya are frustrated by Tanzania’s move to place a 25 per cent duty on Kenyan goods, accusing authorities of blocking Kenyan products and causing them huge losses.
Kenyan manufacturers losing out
Kenyan authorities are yet to confirm whether the sugar in question is contaminated or not and various bodies have failed to provide definitive answers. However, the nature of how Kenya has acquired this sugar – whether it’s contaminated or not – has strained trade relations with other EAC member states.
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