Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-861  
NTB Type
2.3. Issues related to the rules of origin  
Complaint
Lack of Preferential treatment of textiles and apparels products from Kenya when exported into Tanzania  
Status note
During the bilateral meeting that took place in January, 2018, the two Partner States agreed as follows:
i) Kenya will review the Stay of Application with the view of terminating it by end of June 2018.
ii) The United Republic of Tanzania will review the decision to place tariffs on Kenyan textiles with view of giving relief to manufacturers operating outside EPZ by 30th June 2018.
The stay of application by Kenya ended on 30th June, 2018 and there was no extension for the same. Republic of Kenya through her letter ref.EAC/5/16/3/Vol.9(130) dated 22nd August, 2018 reported that United Repubic of Tanzania is denying preferential tariff treatment on textiles.
The issue was resolved by CoC  
Progress update note
 
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Tanzania: Namanga (Border post)  
Reporting Country or Region
Kenya  
Date of incident
2017-05-05  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2018-11-16  
Product Description
 
Total value
0  
Date reported
2019-01-11 08:50  
Modified
2019-01-11 08:50