Tanzania Sugar Imports Ban Could Be Sweetner for Local Farmers
Tanzanian authorities have imposed a ban on sugar imports a month after lifting another one, this time putting a stop to the issuing of permits. According to the Minister for Agriculture Japhet Hasunga, the government will instead devise strategies to boost production to meet the local demand.
Tanzania industrial Sugar Crisis Deepens (file photo).
Monitor, 7 January 2019
Dar el salaam. Faced with a 290,000-tonne shortage, Tanzania is now issuing permits to traders to import sugar from Uganda. Read more »
Tanzania: Government Lifts Ban On Sugar Imports
Citizen, 4 May 2018
In a move aimed at ending the sugar deficit in the country and stabilising the commodity's price, the government has lifted the ban on its importation, which had existed over the… Read more »