Tata ‘must pay’ $170m for soda ash plant, Kenyan local government says

By Michael Greenfield, Michael Greenfield
Published: Tuesday, 12 February 2019

A local government in Kenya says that Tata Chemicals has defaulted on payments for land rates for several years, with local media reporting that the resulting dispute could lead to a soda ash facility being closed.

Tata Chemicals has asked for a resolution to be found in its dispute with the local government of Kajiado county in Kenya, over allegations that the India-based multinational has defaulted on payments totaling 17 billion Kenyan shillings ($170 million) relating to the Magadi natural soda ash facility.

The Kajiado government...

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