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Transport costs in Uganda to reduce after Central Corridor improvements

Published on March 27, 2015

Ugandan traders will soon have an alternative and cheaper route to transport their goods once the projected improvement of the Central Corridor through Dar es Salaam Port is complete.
Currently, Uganda uses the Northern Corridor that runs from the Kenyan port of Mombasa to the Great Lakes region which costs about $3,200 (Shs9.5 million) to transport a single container.
However, once the Central Corridor’s multi-modal trade and transport passage which links Tanzania’s main port of Dar es Salaam with the neighbouring landlocked countries is complete; it will take the cost of ferrying the same cargo $1,650 (Shs4.9 million) thus making it a preferred choice. Read more. Source | Daily Monitor