Tanzania’s rice imports from Pakistan climbs 20% higher

TANZANIA - Tanzania’s has recorded a 20% increase in rice imports from Pakistan valued at US$29.6 million between July and December 2017, based on a report by Smart Money. Tanzania tops the list of importers from Pakistan, the world’s fourth largest producer of rice exporting long grain white rice, parboiled rice, broken rice, irri6 rice,…

Kenyan tea sales to Pakistan declines following stringent rules on aflatoxin

KENYA - Kenya’s tea exports to top buyer Pakistan dropped by half or US$36.55 million loss in sales compared to the same period last year after the top market instituted a requirement for rigorous testing for aflatoxin. The Tea Directorate attributed declined sales to strict rules used in aflatoxin tests following a disagreement between Kenya…