project brief

NTB National Monitoring Committee

Implementor

Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT), Tanzania Chamber of Commerce Agriculture and Industry (TCCIA)

Target Group

Public and Private Sector group

Project Value

US$ 1,300,000

Implementation Period

2012 - 2017

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Why this project?

NTBs account for a significant proportion of the high transportation costs in the EAC which are estimated to limit intra-regional trade by approximately 15% [World Bank] and constitute significant limitations to foreign direct investment. The existing NTBs have also created a mechanism which funds government institutions and a culture which also includes the possibility of corruption. In Tanzania, foreign-registered cargo trucks are required to pay US$ 500 to the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) on each entry, in addition to annual fees of S$600. This makes eliminating NTBs one of the highest priorities for the EAC Secretariat and member states.

How:

The TMEA Tanzania Programme will provide support to TCCIA through, financial aid, technical, capacity building and logistical support

Contact:

Elibariki Shammy,
Email:elibariki.shammy@trademarkea.com

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Desired Results

Elimination of Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) which will contribute to reduction in transport costs along key corridors in East Africa

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Projects Highlights From A Glance

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crops & over five breeds of livestock

Elimination of NTBs. Key outputs include;

Chamber programme on advocacy and monitoring of NTBs designed and delivered

Awareness, training, stakeholder consultation and study tours on NTB removal conducted

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