Tag: EAC

Assessing the implementation of the East African Community Common Market: A preliminary scoping study

Assessing the implementation of the East African Community Common Market: A preliminary scoping study

11 Feb 15  Publications
Five years have now elapsed since the Heads of State of the five East African Community (EAC) partner states (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) signed the Protocol on th...
East Africa looks to more trade with India

East Africa looks to more trade with India

08 Dec 14  News
East African businesses are set to trade more with India by learning how to take advantage of the country’s duty-free market access scheme, facilitated by the...
Status of the Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations between the European Union (EU) and the Eastern and Southern African (ESA) countries

Status of the Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations between the European Union (EU) and the Eastern and Southern African (ESA) countries

25 Jun 14  Publications
Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) is a diverse Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) group including Indian Ocean islands (Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles), countries ...
As Africa celebrates, it is total agony as Uganda’s AGOA dream fades

As Africa celebrates, it is total agony as Uganda’s AGOA dream fades

28 May 14  News
Lack of an AGOA policy seen as main cause of fading dream It is exactly 14 years since the Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) was signed into law by the US Congress to spur deve...
Uganda

Uganda

18 Mar 14  Resource
United Republic of Tanzania

United Republic of Tanzania

18 Mar 14  Resource
Rwanda

Rwanda

18 Mar 14  Resource
Kenya

Kenya

18 Mar 14  Resource
Cape to Cairo: Exploring the Tripartite FTA Agenda

Cape to Cairo: Exploring the Tripartite FTA Agenda

26 Feb 14  Publications
On 22 October 2008 in Kampala, Uganda, the Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Commun...
A new approach to a regional Free Trade Agreement in east Africa: ‘willing participants’

A new approach to a regional Free Trade Agreement in east Africa: ‘willing participants’

26 Jun 13  Publications
Earlier tralac research (Sandrey et al., 2011) explored the economic background to the so-called Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the Common Market for Eastern and Sou...
A brief overview of intra-African trade in east and southern Africa: Kenya, Zambia and Uganda

A brief overview of intra-African trade in east and southern Africa: Kenya, Zambia and Uganda

22 May 13  Publications
The historically low levels of intra-African trade have made Africa vulnerable to external economic shocks and have fostered a dependency on the rest of the world. As a result of t...
EAC states not ready for TRIPS, ask for extension

EAC states not ready for TRIPS, ask for extension

07 Mar 13  News
The East African Community (EAC) partner states should ask the World Trade Organisation to unconditionally accord the Least Developed Group (LDC) an extension of the transition per...
State of the EAC: Bureaucratic delays, missed targets hurt integration

State of the EAC: Bureaucratic delays, missed targets hurt integration

10 Dec 12  News
The decision by East African presidents on Friday, 30 November 2012 to postpone key issues – mainly the Monetary Union and admission of South Sudan and Somalia to the bloc – ha...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2010

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2010

11 Jul 11  Publications
The Monitoring Regional Integration Yearbook 2010 marks the tenth edition of this publication. This monitoring exercise, ten years on, is no less relevant than it was at the projec...

Is the liberalisation of trade in services in the East African Community compliant with WTO law?

20 Apr 11  Publications
All the member states of the East African Community (EAC) are also members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and are obliged to adhere to its rules on regional integration. The...
EAC Legal Texts and Policy Documents

EAC Legal Texts and Policy Documents

23 Mar 11  Resource
 

Sugar: the implications of trade liberalisation for east and southern Africa

09 Mar 11  Publications
Sugar and sugar policies are at the heart of agriculture in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regions, and therefore t...

Intra-African trade in southern and eastern Africa and the role of South Africa

01 Mar 11  Publications
tralac has been collaborating with the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) in South Africa during the past year on a project which focuses on the proposed Tripartite Fre...
Regional Integration: Training Programme for Senior Officials from the Ministry of East Africa Community Affairs (MEACA) in Uganda, 4-7 October 2010

Regional Integration: Training Programme for Senior Officials from the Ministry of East Africa Community Affairs (MEACA) in Uganda, 4-7 October 2010

13 Oct 10  Event
tralac conducted a Training Programme for Senior Officials from the Ministry of East Africa Community Affairs (MEACA) in Kampala, Uganda from 4-7 October 2010. The Programme focus...