TCCIA, ZCCIA to jointly tackle trade challenges

September 13, 2021 The Citizen 0 Comments

For Tanzania to trade effectively under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), there is a need for both Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar to jointly tackle trade barriers that have hindered them for decades now.

This was said yesterday by stakeholders in the private sector during a signing of MoU between Tanzania Chambers of Commerce Industry (TCCIA) with Zanzibar Chambers of Commerce industry (ZCCIA) the Association of Tanzania Oil and Gas Service Providers (Atogas) and Tanzania Saccos for Women Entrepreneurs (Taswe).

ZCCIA chairman Ali Amour said barriers between the two sides need to be tackled for Tanzania to trade effectively with either the East African Community as well as the AfCFTA. “We are happy that the government has ratified the Continental trade whose market is more than 1.3 billion which will benefit Tanzania immensely,” he said. Read More.

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