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    East Africa Considers Import Ban on Secondhand Clothesi
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    Lenny Ruvaga
    March 25, 2016 6:17 PM
    The leaders of the six-nation East African Community are considering a proposal to ban the import of used vehicles, clothes and shoes to promote local industry. It would be a major change. Kenya imports more than 100,000 metric tons of secondhand clothes for sale on the street each year. VOA's Lenny Ruvaga reports.

    East Africa Considers Import Ban on Secondhand Clothes

    Published March 25, 2016

    The leaders of the six-nation East African Community are considering a proposal to ban the import of used vehicles, clothes and shoes to promote local industry. It would be a major change. Kenya imports more than 100,000 metric tons of secondhand clothes for sale on the street each year. VOA's Lenny Ruvaga reports.


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