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.
Citizen, 9 June 2019
Kenya and Tanzania are pushing to resolve their long-standing trade disputes, which have slowed down the flow of goods across common borders. Read more »
East African, 4 May 2019
Kenya hopes that its cement and confectionery will soon get access to the Tanzanian market, as efforts by the two countries to resolve a standoff over the products near fruition. Read more »
Tanzania: Kenya, Tanzania Standoff Hurting Traders
East African, 16 March 2019
Tanzania and Kenya are yet to resolve the standoff over the testing of goods crossing their borders, subjecting traders from both countries to increased losses. Read more »
Traders from Tanzania and Kenya will now freely export milk, wheat, and liquefied petroleum gas into either of the countries' markets following a bilateral meeting between the two ... Read more »