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Zambia to fast-track maize, sugar exports to Kenya

Published on July 05, 2017

The Zambian government will ensure fast clearance for maize and sugar exports to Kenya in a raft of measures aimed at easing the current shortage.

This was revealed on Tuesday after Zambia’s minister of agriculture and finance met with their Kenyan counterpart in a bilateral meeting at Kilimo House to discuss ease of trade.

Zambia’s minister for agriculture Dora Siliya acknowledged there have been delays within Zambia territory for clearance of goods destined to Kenya via Tanzania.Zambia has a surplus of sugar and maize, commodities that are currently in short supply in Kenya, sparking a price rally. Read more. Source | Business Daily