Complaint number
NTB Type
8.7. Costly Road user charges /fees  
Tanzania still charges US$500 to Uganda trucks compared to US$152 charged on Rwanda trucks.  
Progress update note
1. During the Extra Ordinary SCTIFI, the issues of Road User Charges were referred to the Sectoral Council on TCM for resolution.
2. The meeting Senior Officials meeting that met in October, 2017 noted that this NTB would be resolved if Road User Charges were harmonised with in the EAC. The meeting therefore urged the Secretariat to expedite the process of harmonisation of the Road User Charges to facilitate resolving this NTB.
3.The Ministerial bilateral meting held on 19 December 2018 directed that Experts and Senior officials of the two countries should engage and harmonize the charges and report progress to the Ministers by end of June 2019.
4. The 27th Regional Monitoring Committee meeting held from 29 April - 3 May noted that Tanzania was committed to resolve this NTB as agreed during the Bilateral meeting. Uganda requested that this NTB be discussed during the PSs level
Bilateral meeting.  
Policy or regulatory NTB
Tanzania: Ministry of Works, Transport & Communications (Government institution)  
Reporting Country or Region
Date of incident
In process  
Product Description
Total value
Date reported
2017-08-03 09:17  
2017-08-03 09:17