ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARYNo
On the 1 July 2014, the East African Community (EAC) imposed an infrastructure levy of 1.5% on all imports into the Community. This is with the exception of the United Republic of Tanzania, which will temporarily apply this levy for one year.
On 1 July 2015, the United Republic of Tanzania imposed the above levy of 1.5% as a "Railways Development Levy". The measure is imposed on the importation of all goods into the country. The revenue generated from this levy is utilized for infrastructure development of railways.