‘Sensitive' goods to be cleared solely by state agency
Operators in the clearing and forwarding business involving importation and exportation of minerals and other sensitive goods have less than a week in which to shift to other businesses. This is before the new law,The Tanzania Shipping Agencies Act (Act no. 14 of 2017)-takes effects. The law exclusively empowers the Tanzania Shipping Agency Corporation (TASAC) to carry out clearing and forwarding functions involving the importation and exportation of minerals, mineral concentrates, mining machinery and other equipment, products and /extracts related to minerals and petroleum, as well as arms and ammunitions, live animals and government trophies.
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