ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Oct 2009

In October 2009, the government of Kenya announced a change in import formalities.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Confirmed by the Kenya Ports Authority.
Kenya Business Daily, http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Company%20Industry/-/539550/617920/-/u9k49hz/-/


Inception date: 01 Oct 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

The Kenyan Ports Authority has confirmed the following changes in fees associated with the Port of Mombasa:

1. Elimination of payments for scanning, verification, inspection and associated stripping or stuffing currently set at Sh5,850 ($75) and Sh8,580 ($110) for 20 foot and 40 foot containers, respectively.

2. Reduction in license fee for private mooring, buoys and jetties from Sh39,000 ($500) to Sh15,600 ($200) per annum.

3. Free storage period will be 5 and 11 consecutive days for domestic and transit containerized traffic respectively.

4. Shore handling rates will attract additional Sh234 ($3) and Sh390 ($5) for 20 foot and 40 foot containers, respectively.

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