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Carriers, Kenya govt oppose Mombasa cargo tax

Taxing move: If Mombasa County clears the new tax bill, shipping firms will have to pay US$20 per tonne of exports and US$20 per tonne to clear imports.

[MOMBASA] Proposals by a local authority to impose new taxes on cargo at Kenya's main port has drawn opposition from the government and carriers, saying it will hike import prices and make the east African trade hub less competitive.

The government, keen to see off emerging competition

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