Non-Tariff Barriers are still posing a serious challenge to regional trade and integration in East Africa, a regional chief has said.
Speaking at the recently concluded private sector chief executives forum in Dar es Salaam, EAC Secretary-General Richard Sezibera said they account for significant proportion of the high transportation costs in the East African Community.
“Transportation costs are estimated to be 60-70 per cent higher than in the US or Europe, and 30 per cent higher than in southern Africa,” said Mr Sezibera. Read more. Source | Daily Nation