Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-918  
NTB Type
3. Technical barriers to trade (TBT)  
NTM Code
B14: Authorization requirement for TBT reasons 
Complaint
Requirement to foreign exhibitors in Kenya to have a trading license to be able to display their products in the trade fair without which a fine of Ksh 1,000 per day is imposed to the exhibitor by the City Council. The incident occurred during the Nairobi International Trade Fair that took place at Jamhuri Park to 30th September to 6th October 2019  
Status note
During the Sectoral Committee on Trade Kenya reported that it was a one off issue and is committed that it will not happen again in other upcoming exhibitions. The meeting agreed that exhibitors should be informed not to accept any charges and should report to the relevant authorities in case it happens. Hence it was resolved.  
Progress update note
New NTB  
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Kenya: Charges were applied by Nairobi City Council (Government institution)  
Reporting Country or Region
Rwanda  
Date of incident
2019-10-05  
Status
Resolved  
Date of resolution
2019-10-31  
Product Description
 
Total value
0  
Date reported
2019-10-16 16:15  
Modified
2019-11-01 07:44