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Duty-free window for maize extended

Published on July 24, 2017

The Treasury has extended duty waiver on imported yellow and white maize in a move aimed at increasing supply of the staple.

The extension, contained in a special issue of the gazette notice signed by Treasury Cabinet secretary Henry Rotich, will see millers enjoy the duty waiver on white maize for three more months. Yellow maize window will be open for one year. The waiver on white maize was supposed to end on July 31 but it has now been extended to September 30.

The exemption on yellow maize was supposed to expire on August 31 but this has been pushed to June 30, 2018. Read more. Source | Business Daily