Will Tanzania, Kenya Finally Resolve Trade Disputes?

Trade officials from the two countries held bilateral meetings in Arusha to try and resolve long-standing trade disputes which have slowed down the flow of goods across the countries' borders. The two countries have for years had on-and-off trade and investment disputes, recently Kenya banned imports of liquefied petroleum gas from Tanzania, citing safety and quality concerns.

A man crosses into Kenya from Tanzania at Taveta/Holili border post. Dar es Salaam remains opposed to issuance of work permits to Kenyan nationals to work in its territory.

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