Pharmaceutical companies seek support to reduce imports

Local manufacturers in the pharmaceutical sector in the East African Community (EAC) have called on member states to amend procurement regulations and offer incentives to ensure that most medicines used in the region are sourced locally. EAC countries rely mostly on pharmaceutical imports...

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 1:45am

Regional countries urged to maintain 25 per cent tariff on vehicle imports

The East African Community partner states need to maintain the 25 per cent Common External Tariff on both new and used fully built motor vehicles imported in the regional bloc, says the East African Business Council (EABC). According to the EABC, this would boost the productivity of local motor...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:03pm