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Tanzania scraps coffee levies to boost production

Published on November 23, 2017

The Tanzanian government is scrapping taxes and levies imposed on coffee as part of measures to boost production.The move follows complaints by farmers about multiple taxes imposed on coffee and other cash crops. 

Minister for Agriculture Charles Tizeba said that the government will scrap 17 levies and taxes. They include coffee buying, processing and selling fee as well as the marketing fees. Read more. Source | East African