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SGR cargo fees up 79pc on China pay

    • Kenya Railways said the cost of transporting a 20-foot container from Mombasa to Nairobi will increase to $500 (Sh51,275) from Sh35,000, a 46.5 per cent rise
    • Hauling the larger 40-foot container will cost up to Sh$700 (Sh71,785), from the current Sh40,000, reflecting a 79.9 per cent rise.
    • Cargo from Mombasa has been terminating at the inland container depot (ICD) in Nairobi’s Embakasi area.
    • This has forced importers to spend between Sh15,000 and Sh20,000 to ferry cargo from the depot to industries within Nairobi and is environs.

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