Kenya fruit and veg trade at risk as EU hikes duties

The EU is imposing higher import duties on vegetables and flowers from Kenya as negotiations due to a lack of progress in signing an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the East African Community (EAC). The EPAs has signed EPAs with most groups of countries in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of states, but not with the EAC, due to internal differences between its members and the 1 October ... [+]

East Africa to go AEO

The East African freight and customs community is to launch an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) project in the second week of April – the first of its kind in Africa. The decision follows the meeting on 7 of February 2013 the Steering Committee for World Customs Organisation-EAC Regional AEO project ... [+]

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