Tanzania border crisis as it imposes tough maize export restrictions

Tanzania has imposed new restrictions on maize export permits. The Compliance with Sanitary Phytosanitary Standards (SPS) certificates issuance period has also been increased from 5 to 10 days. Requirements for trucks to cross the border has increased from Kshs 20,000.00 to Kshs 40,000.00. Kenya operates the border 24 hours while Tanzania operates for 8 hours causing massive delays.

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