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Tanzania Budget Speech 2017-18

Tanzania Budget Speech 2017-18

09 Jun 17  News
Speech by the Minister for Finance and Planning, Hon. Dr. Philip I. Mpango, for the estimates of Government revenue and expenditure for 2017/18 This is the second budget submitted...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Jun 17  News
The African Statistical Yearbook 2017 is launched (UNECA) The Yearbook series is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data coll...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jun 17  News
A reminder: The ECOWAS Heads of State summit takes place on Sunday Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (17-19 May): presentations are now available for download Adva...
Resolving the unresolved non-tariff barriers in the East African Community: an ODI project

Resolving the unresolved non-tariff barriers in the East African Community: an ODI project

01 Jun 17  News
Since the establishment of the East African Community (EAC), comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, the region has seen a steady strengthening of economic and poli...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 May 17  News
Underway, in Arusha: EAC Sectoral Council Meeting on Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment Today, in Addis: Arbitration in Ethiopia, East Africa, and beyond: prospects, possibil...
EAC tables US$110m budget to EALA

EAC tables US$110m budget to EALA

29 May 17  News
The EAC presented for consideration Budget estimates for the Financial Year 2017/2018, totaling $110,130,183 to the East African Legislative Assembly Sitting in Arusha on 25 May 20...
2nd East African Manufacturing Business Summit: The Kigali Resolutions

2nd East African Manufacturing Business Summit: The Kigali Resolutions

29 May 17  News
The 2nd East African Manufacturing Business Summit was held in Kigali, Rwanda at Kigali, Serena Hotel on 23-25 May 2017. The Business summit was officially opened by Rt. Hon An...
Development of Information and Communication Technology Sector: Policy and Regulatory Frameworks as Enablers of Economic Growth

Development of Information and Communication Technology Sector: Policy and Regulatory Frameworks as Enablers of Economic Growth

24 May 17  Publications
Since 2000, the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector in both Kenya and Rwanda has witnessed exponential growth and development, outperforming most other sectors o...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 May 17  News
Featured trade infographics: @ecn_africa: After years of stagnation, east Africa’s clothing industry has more than doubled its exports since 2009; @CB_CII: India’s major export...
Joint Communiqué: 18th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community

Joint Communiqué: 18th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community

22 May 17  News
The following communiqué was adopted by the Heads of State and Government of the EAC in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 20 May 2017: The East African Community Heads of State, th...
EAC leaders call for tougher stance on non-tariff barriers

EAC leaders call for tougher stance on non-tariff barriers

22 May 17  News
The East African Community (EAC) leaders have directed partner states’ ministers in charge of EAC affairs to resolve long-standing unresolved non-tariff barriers (NTBs) and repor...
EAC seeks clarity on EU trade deal

EAC seeks clarity on EU trade deal

22 May 17  News
East African Community (EAC) partner states that are yet to sign the EU-EAC economic partnership agreement (EPA) are not in position to do so pending clarification of issues they h...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 May 17  News
Featured infographic, @WandileSihlobo: Zambia’s 2017 maize crop is set to reach 3.6 million tonnes – a record harvest. The government has now lifted the maize export ban. Laun...
Trade deal with EU, Secretariat funding mechanism top agenda of EAC Summit

Trade deal with EU, Secretariat funding mechanism top agenda of EAC Summit

17 May 17  News
The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between East African Community (EAC) partner states and the European Union, search for a sustainable financing mechanism and assent to bill...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 May 17  News
Zimbabwe’s former Economic Planning and Investment Promotion minister, Tapiwa Mashakada (MDC-T), has been elected the new chairperson of PAP’s Committee on Trade, Customs and I...
European Union woos Tanzania to sign trade deal

European Union woos Tanzania to sign trade deal

15 May 17  News
The European Union has invited the government of Tanzania for dialogue over the Economic Partnership Agreement impasse that has threatened to derail the trade pact between the bloc...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 May 17  News
Underway, in Kigali: the third Transform Africa Summit. Further details: conference website Starting tomorrow, in Maputo: the 5th Annual African Mobile Phone Services Policy Initi...
EAC puts off ratification of tripartite trade deal

EAC puts off ratification of tripartite trade deal

02 May 17  News
The East African Community (EAC) has postponed ratification of the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) from March to December this year, after failing to agree on the contentiou...
The EAC Mode 4: Trade data

The EAC Mode 4: Trade data

26 Apr 17  Publications
The East African Community (EAC) Common Market Protocol (CMP) entered into force in 2010. Among others, the protocol consists of the services liberalisation commitments and provide...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Apr 17  News
Today, in London: International Development Committee hearing on Forced displacement and food crises in Central and East Africa Next week, in Nairobi: the Asian African Legal Co...

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