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8.7. Costly Road user charges /fees
Escorted trucks carrying Zambia brown sugar and white maize in transit to Rwanda are forced to pay to Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) Tunduma border station a sum of Tsh 960,000 to accompany trucks.
- Status note
The Committee on Customs during its meeting in May noted that Mtera route is the shortest to transit to Rwanda and the route was not yet gazetted. It was recommended to geo-map all the transit routes and gazette the Mtera route.
The Mtera route was gazetted vide Legal Notice No. 48 of 10th May, 2018. The Regional Forum on NTBs at its meeting in October, 2018 was informed that Trucks to Kigali are no longer required to have escorts.
The NTB was resolved.
- Progress update note
1. In the November, 2017 SCTIFI Tanzania committed to address the matter and revert back to Rwanda before the next Regional Forum on NTBs.
2. This NTB was refered to the Customs Committee for resolution.
- Policy or regulatory NTB
Tanzania: Tunduma (Border post)
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