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Exporters seek FG intervention over high tariff on farm produce .

Exporters seek FG intervention over high tariff on farm produce .

Exportation
In a bid to improve the export of agricultural produce in Nigeria, Exporters in the Airfreight business are calling on the Federal government to intervene in the excessive charges exporters are compared to pay on their products. Making this appeal in an interview with newsmen at the weekend in Abuja, the Chairman of Airfreight, Sunday Akintunde asked the government to slash quarantine tariff on farm produce as a way to encourage export activities on the agricultural product in the country. According to him, “this tariff has pushed a lot of customers out of business due to no return on their investments.” He attributed the outrageous quarantine tariff under the Ministry of Agriculture as one major factor hampering the exports business calling on the federal government to slash tar