This study seeks to analyse the post liberalisation structure of protection in Kenya, from 1990 to 2000. The study also analyses the structure of protection arising from transport costs as a natural barrier to trade.
The report includes an introduction, then section two is background covering trade performance and policy regimes in Kenya. Effective rates of protection from tariffs are computed and discussed in section three. Protection and taxation arising from international freight costs and domestic transport costs are covered in section four. The summary and conclusions are covered in section five.
Tariff and Transport Barriers to Kenyan Trade, Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 39 pp.