Sugar Board of Tanzania
Sugar Cane Irrigation
Pursuant to the Sugar Industry Act 2001 Section 14 – (1), The Board shall have power to issue sugar import licences and prescribe procedures and regulations for sugar imports. The Sugar Industry Act Section 13 and Sugar Regulations of 2010 Reg. 54 states, all eligible importers of sugar are required to be registered by the Board.
The Board shall issue three categories of sugar import licenses, which shall be designated as ‘’A’’, ‘’B’’ and ‘’C’’ in accordance with procedures, terms and conditions prescribed in Sugar Industry Regulations.
- Category ‘’A’’ sugar import licence should be issued to a person registered by the Board as sugar importer for trading purposes,
- Category ‘’B’’ to be issued to person registered by the Board as sugar importer for industrial use.
- Category ‘’C’’ sugar import licence is restricted for importation of sugar which is not intended for industrial use and except as provided in Sugar Industry Regulations.
For better execution of sugar importation procedures, a special Technical committee on Sugar importation will be responsible.