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Mombasa Port Records a 5% Decline in Throughput during the First Half of 2020
7 Aug 2020
The Northern Corridor route, like any other transit and trade corridors around the world, has suffered adverse effects following the outbreak and declaration of the Coronavirus disease as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation in March 2020. Evidence from a quarterly report of the Northern Corridor Transport Observatory for the period April to June 2020 reveals that the occurrence of COVID-19 has had a profound effect on the transport and logistics sectors. The global pandemic has exposed ...Read More
Fast-tracking the development of Naivasha ICD and regional Inland Waterways: a boost to a resilient trade and Transport Logistics system
5 Aug 2020
The Northern Corridor Policy Organ Meetings composed of the Executive Committee and Council of Ministers were held between 28th and 31st July 2020; where Member States reiterated their commitments to use the Inland Container Depot (ICD) facility at Naivasha as well as the Oil Jetties on Lake Victoria to ensure a faster rebound of the economies of the region. The Policy Organs agreed to fast-track the full development and completion of the required amenities at the dry port in Naivasha and contin...Read More
COMESA develops COVID-19 online portal to spur e-Trade
27 Jul 2020
In response to a directive by the COMESA Council of Ministers in May 2020 to develop a platform to support regional trade, during the COVID-19 pandemic, COMESA has developed an online portal to be used by Member States to exchange information on availability of essential products within the region. “The platform will enable Member States to share information on availability of products and their potential to produce and supply all different types of goods. It will connect buyers to suppli...Read More
Executive Secretary

Executive Secretary