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East African Community to adopt single customs territory for faster clearance

Published on August 10, 2015

The East African Community plans to adopt a single customs territory system (SCT) to enable faster clearance of goods to reduce the cost of doing business in the region.
Through this, the respective governments look forward to cutting the time and resources used in collecting custom taxes at various borders. This was discussed in Nairobi by respective Commissioner Generals of Revenue Authorities from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo who sought to find ways of implementing the SCT projects. Read more. Source | Standard Digital