ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Jan 2009

In January 2009, the government of Kenya announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Ministry of Agriculutre. (2009). Food security in Kenya. Available at http://www.kilimo.go.ke/kilimo_docs/pdf/food_security_main_paper_ps.pdf

The Standard. (2011). State waives duty on imported maize. Available at http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/InsidePage.php?id=2000037536&cid=4&


Inception date: 16 Jan 2009 | Removal date: 16 Dec 2011
Still in force

Import tariff

On 16 January 2009, the government of Kenya waived import duties on maize citing food securtiy reasons.
According to press reports, the waiver has been extended repeatedly until 31 December 2011.

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