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Faster imports clearance as State expands pre-shipment scrutiny list

Published on November 04, 2015

The pace and efficiency of import cargo clearance at the various ports of entry is expected to improve following a move by the government to expand the list of goods inspected at the point of origin before shipment into the country.

“Having more goods in the pre-shipment inspection arrangement is good for us because we will have lesser work here in terms of inspection. Goods shall be certified at the point of origin and shall only make confirmations when they arrive here,” Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) managing director Charles Ongwae said. Read more. Source | Business Daily