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The Northern Corridor Performance declines marginally due to COVID-19
18 Dec 2020
Like every other economic sector, the Northern Corridor received its fair share of challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, with cross-border transit transport and trade almost grinding to a halt. The pandemic posed unprecedented questions as to how to facilitate the movement of goods while ensuring safety and preventing international transmission of the disease. Lack of harmonised mechanisms to respond to the challenges posed an even greater challenge. The Northern Corridor Performan...Read More
The Private Sector Call for Reduction of Freight Rates to ICD Naivasha
18 Dec 2020
Through a report from a study commissioned by The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) in partnership with Shippers Council of East Africa (SCEA), the Private Sector has called for a review of Kenya Railways freight rates to the Inland Container Depots to make them competitive. The report proposes the reduction of rates from the current USD 600 to USD300 for 20ft container, from USD 800 to USD 400 for 40ft container of up to 20.9 tonnes, and from USD 910 to USD 500 for 40ft container above 21 t...Read More
Coordination, Cooperation and Integration: The road to post-COVID-19 socio-economic recovery
18 Dec 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic unexpectedly hit world economies at the beginning of the year, disrupting various economic sectors. Its impact on transit trade across the Tripartite region has been monumental. It is the disruptive happenings like COVID-19 that bring the efficiency of the transport corridors into sharp focus and highlight their level of resilience to disruptions. The challenges faced during the pandemic necessitated measures and guidelines to protect health and ensure the cross-border mov...Read More
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