Nairobi, Feb 1st, 2018. By Olem Edward,
Kenya and Tanzania have underscored the need to eliminate Non Tarrif Barriers and ease market access for each other’s products and services as a means enhancing trade with each other.
This comes in a wake of declining trade volumes between the two countries over the last five years. Kenya’s exports to Tanzania declined from US $38 Billion in 2012 to US $32 Billion in in 2016. Likewise, Tanzania exports to Kenya declined from US $19Billion in 2014 to US $13 Billion in 2017.