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President Museveni delivers State of EAC Address to EALA

President Museveni delivers State of EAC Address to EALA

24 Jan 18  News
The President of Republic of Uganda and Chairperson of Summit of EAC Heads of State, H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, is rooting for all efforts towards an effective integration of the...
EAC Secretary General calls for implementation of critical activities in 2018

EAC Secretary General calls for implementation of critical activities in 2018

23 Jan 18  News
East African Community Secretary General, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, has called for serious prioritizing of the available resources to ensure critical activities in the integration pr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jan 18  News
Diarise: 4th EAC Heads of State Retreat on Infrastructure Financing and Development (21-22 February, Kampala) Regional integration and informal trade in Africa: evidence from Beni...
2nd EA Business and Entrepreneurship Conference calls for promotion of cross-border investments

2nd EA Business and Entrepreneurship Conference calls for promotion of cross-border investments

15 Dec 17  News
East Africans urged to take advantage of regional opportunities to grow their businesses The second edition of East African Business and Entrepreneurship Conference & Exhibiti...
East African Community adopts its energy security agenda

East African Community adopts its energy security agenda

08 Dec 17  News
The East African Community (EAC) has adopted its Energy Security Policy Framework seeking to ensure the security of the region’s biomass, electricity, and oil and gas supplies. ...
Kenya’s exports to EAC countries decline

Kenya’s exports to EAC countries decline

04 Dec 17  News
Kenya’s exports to the East African region dropped in the first eight months of this year, with the largest decline being registered exports to Tanzania. New data shows that Tan...
Region in joint efforts to develop cross-border trade

Region in joint efforts to develop cross-border trade

29 Nov 17  News
Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo officials have committed to work together in addressing challenges hindering cross-border trade in the region...
Kenya adopts visa on arrival for Africans

Kenya adopts visa on arrival for Africans

29 Nov 17  News
President Paul Kagame yesterday congratulated his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta and the Kenyan people during Kenya’s presidential inauguration in Nairobi. Speaking in S...
WCO/JICA East African Project concluded with more utilization of regionally developed pool of experts

WCO/JICA East African Project concluded with more utilization of regionally developed pool of experts

28 Nov 17  News
The World Customs Organization participated in the 8th Regional Joint Coordinating Committee (RJCC) meeting of “The Project on Capacity Development for International Trade Facili...
Opening markets will remove barriers to EA food security

Opening markets will remove barriers to EA food security

28 Nov 17  News
Recent food shortages in Kenya brought on by fluctuations in climate patterns resulted in the importation of tens of thousands of tonnes of maize from the international market this...
EAC urged to preserve investment policy space

EAC urged to preserve investment policy space

27 Nov 17  News
Conditions which host countries impose on multinational enterprises requiring them to meet specified goals with respect to their business activities are one way regional countries ...
Information for Trade (InfoTrade) in Kenya web portal officially launched in a bid to ensure international trade efficiency

Information for Trade (InfoTrade) in Kenya web portal officially launched in a bid to ensure international trade efficiency

23 Nov 17  News
It will now take a trader a maximum of 5 minutes to access summarised information on international trade procedures in Kenya Traders in Kenya stand to benefit from increased effic...
EAC hands over COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Task Force Chairmanship to COMESA

EAC hands over COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Task Force Chairmanship to COMESA

20 Nov 17  News
The Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC), Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko handed over the Chairmanship of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Task Force (TTF) to Mr Sindiso Ndem...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Nov 17  News
Postponed: The EAC announced today that the 1st EAC Joint Heads of State Retreat on Health and Infrastructure, scheduled for 28-29 November in Kampala, has been postponed. Underwa...
EAC unveils Industrial Competitiveness Report 2017

EAC unveils Industrial Competitiveness Report 2017

13 Nov 17  News
The East African Community (EAC), in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Korea, on Friday launched the EAC Industr...
Nairobi faults Dar ‘hostile’ trade actions

Nairobi faults Dar ‘hostile’ trade actions

07 Nov 17  News
Kenya has formally protested to Tanzania over what Nairobi terms as “a policy shift that condones hostile actions against Kenyan citizens and their business interests.” On Mon...
Status of integration on agenda as EAC ministers meet in Arusha

Status of integration on agenda as EAC ministers meet in Arusha

03 Nov 17  News
A report on the status of East African Community integration agenda covering the period July 2016 to June 2017 will be high on agenda as ministers responsible for EAC affairs and p...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Nov 17  News
Featured tweet, @selemani: 44 of the 55 African States belong to more than 1 regional economic community. Why the overlap? Trade and integration policy workshops starting today: I...
EAC Trade and Investment Report 2015

EAC Trade and Investment Report 2015

01 Nov 17  News
This EAC Trade and Investment Report analyses the trade and investment flows in 2015. Its main purpose is to gauge EAC trade performance in the global macro-economic and trade cont...
African production and trade of coffee and tea in perspective: What are the implications for continental trade liberalisation?

African production and trade of coffee and tea in perspective: What are the implications for continental trade liberalisation?

27 Oct 17  Publications
This working paper examines the African production and trade profiles for coffee and tea, both important exports from Africa, and the extent to which trade liberalisation across Af...

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