Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-454  
NTB Type
8.8. Issues related to transit  
Complaint
TRA has introduced check points in the Central Corridor with timeframes and imposed charges for the delays to reach the destinations  
Status note
At the 3rd meeting the Tripartite NTBs Focal Points and NMC Chairs held in Dar -es-Salaam on 19-20 April 2012, Tanzania reported that the time frame of clearance of Transit goods from the point of entry to the point of exit had been used as control measure to ensure that there was no divergence of transit goods into local markets. In the Central corridor there are 3 check points that is Missugusugu, Dumila and Isaka.
From all these check points it takes 5 days to across border. In the southern corridor there are also 3 check points and it takes about 3 days to cross borders. Tanzania launched Electronic cargo Tracking System (ECTS) on 12th March, 2012 which was expected to commence operations in June, 2012. With ECTS there will be no need for Time frame as the goods would be monitored electronically. The legal document was given to Rwanda  
Progress update note
 
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Tanzania: Central Corridoor,Tanzania (Road block)  
Reporting Country or Region
Uganda  
Date of incident
2011-09-03  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2012-04-26  
Product Description
All products  
Total value
0  
Date reported
2011-09-15 21:47  
Modified
2012-04-26 17:03