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Northern Corridor: Rail Market Share improved from 5 to 21 per cent in just three years
23 Feb 2021
Since the launch of the Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) Cargo train in 2018, the Railway industry was positioning itself to be the transport mode of choice along the Northern Corridor region. By January 2021, the rail evacuated 21% cargo based on the Mombasa Port throughput; SGR hauling approximately 19.12% market share of combined imports and export volumes, mainly containerised cargo, excluding transhipment cargo. Imports containerised market share by rail was about 39.33% for both Transit and local...Read More
Northern Corridor Executive Committee directs Inland Waterways, Import-Export Imbalance Surveys
23 Feb 2021
The NCTTCA Executive Committee (EC) has directed the Northern Corridor Secretariat to engage the Member States to address the trade imbalance between exports and imports and promote the inland water mode of transport in the region. The 50th EC meeting took place online from 25th to 27th January 2021. Anchored under the theme: “Towards a Resilient, Smart and Responsive Corridor for Trade and Transport Logistics,” the meeting sought to present and discuss the progress reports of the N...Read More
Trading based on the AfCFTA; A welcome move to support the post-COVID-19 economic recovery process
23 Feb 2021
Trading based on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) kicked off on 1st January 2021, creating a single continental market for goods and services to boost intra-Africa trade, economic growth, and development. According to the World Bank, AfCFTA is projected to increase the intra-African trade volume by 81% by 2035 and increase total African exports by 29%. The AfCFTA connects 55 countries with a combined population of 1.3 billion people and a combined gross domestic product (GDP) of...Read More
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