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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 18  News
Featured statement, WTO DG Roberto Azevêdo: “In light of recent announcements on trade policy measures, it is clear that we now see a much higher and real risk of triggering an ...
The conduct of monetary policy in East Africa in a changing policy environment

The conduct of monetary policy in East Africa in a changing policy environment

06 Mar 18  News
The Central Bank of Kenya and the University of Nairobi hosted a public lecture in honour of the late Prof. Francis Mwega on February 27, 2018. The keynote address was by Prof. Ben...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Mar 18  News
Featured commentary: ACET’s Caroline Kende-Robb on Africa’s year of opportunity US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, travels to Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria ne...
Building environment and natural resources management resilience in East Africa

Building environment and natural resources management resilience in East Africa

02 Mar 18  News
The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat in collaboration with the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), hel...
Rwanda: Trade and Economic Profile

Rwanda: Trade and Economic Profile

02 Mar 18  Publications
This Working Paper provides a profile of the economy of Rwanda, an African least-developed country (LDC), with a special emphasis on trade and production (i.e. the real economy).&n...
Bribery, red tape still dog trade on Central Corridor

Bribery, red tape still dog trade on Central Corridor

27 Feb 18  News
Long distance truck drivers have appealed to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) to help advocate for total removal of corrupt officials as well as unnecessary bureaucrati...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Feb 18  News
The concept note and draft programme for tralac’s 2018 Annual Conference are available to download: The African Continental Free Trade Area – opportunity for Africa tralac’s...
Joint Communiqué: 19th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community

Joint Communiqué: 19th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community

26 Feb 18  News
Theme: Enhancing Socio-Economic Development for Deeper Integration of the Community The East African Community Heads of State, their Excellencies President Yoweri Kaguta Musev...
Efficient border crossing to boost trade between Kenya and Uganda with launch of Busia one stop border post

Efficient border crossing to boost trade between Kenya and Uganda with launch of Busia one stop border post

26 Feb 18  News
H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, and H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, joined by Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, East African Commun...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Feb 18  News
Featured tweet, @AERCAFRICA: How can we best accelerate regional integration in Africa? Share your ideas as we build up to the AERC Senior Policy Seminar XX (pdf) in Entebbe, Ugand...
EAC Partner States to maintain high budgetary allocation for infrastructure development

EAC Partner States to maintain high budgetary allocation for infrastructure development

23 Feb 18  News
East African Community Partner States will maintain high budgetary allocations geared towards financing infrastructure development within their national borders. Hon. Monica Azuba...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Feb 18  News
Featured interactive: NEPAD’s impact on the continent The CSAE Conference 2018 (18-20 March, Oxford) includes four trade panels: the preliminary papers have been posted Selecte...
Rwanda maintains tough stance on used clothes

Rwanda maintains tough stance on used clothes

19 Feb 18  News
The U.S has made a fresh call for the East African Community not to phase out imported used clothes and leather products locally known as “Chagua”, but Rwanda says the U.S shou...
Court dismisses appeal over EAC partner states signing EPA dispute

Court dismisses appeal over EAC partner states signing EPA dispute

19 Feb 18  News
The Appellate Division dismissed an Appeal filed by one Castro Pius from the United Republic of Tanzania, whose application seeking an injunction to stop the Partner States which h...
EALA lawmakers impressed by ease of movement on Dar-Dodoma trade route

EALA lawmakers impressed by ease of movement on Dar-Dodoma trade route

16 Feb 18  News
Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) currently conducting an on-spot assessment of EAC organs, institutions and facilities on the Central Corridor, Thursday said...
Cargo scanners give KRA Sh131m more daily at the ports

Cargo scanners give KRA Sh131m more daily at the ports

15 Feb 18  News
Increased use of cargo scanners at the port of Mombasa and the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport largely helped the taxman to grow daily non-oil revenue by Sh131 million in six m...
Three East Africa states in US crosshairs over mitumba ban

Three East Africa states in US crosshairs over mitumba ban

15 Feb 18  News
East African nations that are en-route to stopping importation of used clothes may soon pay a price for it following the US State Department’s announcement that Washington will i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Feb 18  News
Announced: Abdoulaye Mar Dieye to head UNDP’s Global Policy Bureau Brazil circulates proposal for WTO Investment Facilitation deal (ICTSD) Brazil submitted an extensive draft p...
EAC Monetary Union Bills in the offing

EAC Monetary Union Bills in the offing

09 Feb 18  News
Two key Bills critical to the establishment of the East African Community Monetary Union were tabled for the First Reading in Kampala, Uganda on 7 February, 2018. The EAC Monetary...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Feb 18  News
tralac’s Weekly e-Newsletter is posted: SADC Tribunal saga continues before the South African courts Featured tweets: (i) @AdanMohamedCS: The are now 54 Japanese companies in Ke...

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