The government and key stakeholders of Dar es Salaam port have drawn up a plan to rescue the port in the wake of a steep decline in cargo traffic.
Measures proposed include the scrapping of Value Added Tax (VAT) on transit goods.
The plan is aimed at turning around the port's fortunes and making it the most competitive in the region. Stakeholders met recently behind closed doors to prepare a blueprint in response to a looming crisis following the diverting of cargo from the Central Corridor.
They agreed to take corrective measures that would help retain customers, bring back those who had abandoned the port and attract new ones. Read more. Source | Citizen