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KPA reaps from inefficiencies at port as importers lose billions

Summary
o Data by the Shippers Council of Eastern Africa (SCEA) shows the amount paid in different KPA facilities due to inefficiencies caused by government authorities and system hitches raised KPA’s profit margins to Sh15.5 billion in 2018/2019 fiscal year.
o Government procedures account for 31 percent of lead factor for port dwell time with a total of 54 percent of clearance time being spent on securing permits.

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