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Addressing NTBs key for African Continental Free Trade Area
15 Oct 2020
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) that came into force on May 30, 2019, was set to create a single continental market for goods and services to boost intra-Africa trade, economic growth and development. Low levels of intra-Africa trade and high costs of doing business are largely caused by Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) that comprise a wide array of regulatory and procedural barriers to trade, except regular customs duties. Regulatory and procedural barriers include customs operation...Read More
A new Terminal Operating System to boost Port Efficiency
15 Oct 2020
Kenya Port Authority (KPA) has revealed that it’s working on smart strategies for implementation of a new Terminal Operations System (TOS) and its optimisation in port operations. KPA says the new TOS is a more advanced integrated platform when compared to the current Kilindini Waterfront Automated Terminal Operation System (KWATOS). It incorporates additional systems like Reefer Management System (RMS), Optical Character Reader (OCR), Truck Appointment System (TAS), Radio Frequency Ident...Read More
Private sector and County Governments ready to invest in Road Side Stations along the Northern Corridor
12 Oct 2020
The Northern Corridor forms the backbone of transport system which links signatory Member States of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda to the Port of Mombasa. It is the most important trade route among the five key corridors designated by the East African Community as critical to its development agenda. With high traffic, especially heavy commercial and long-distance passenger vehicles moving goods and people across the region, safety on this corridor h...Read More
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