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Cross-border trade for increased integration

Published on March 02, 2016

According to TradeMark East Africa Director of One Stop Border Posts, Theo Lyimo, the two border posts set up by TradeMark East Africa at a cost of approximately 12m US dollars, have cut down to about 30 per cent of time spent in border clearance since they started operations mid last year.

“We have so far achieved 30 per cent reduction of time spent in crossing the border by avoiding duplication of activities,” he told reporters last Saturday after a grand ceremony to officially open the two border posts officiated by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, East African Regional and International Cooperation, Ambassador Augustine Mahiga and Kenya’s, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Labour and East African Affairs, Phyllis J. Kandie. Read more. Source | Daily News