Tag: EAC

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Mar 20  News
IGAD protocol on free movement of persons endorsed at ministerial meeting (IGAD) Ministers in charge of Internal Affairs and those in charge of Labour of Member States of the Inte...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Feb 20  News
Starting tomorrow: Gabon’s AfCFTA national awareness and sensitization forum Postponed: The 21st ordinary meeting of the Summit of the EAC Heads of State The 21st Ordinary Mee...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Feb 20  News
How emerging markets will shape Africa in 2020 (WEF) In recent years, Sub-Saharan Africa has increasingly traded old friends, like the US and the European Union, for new ones in e...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Jan 20  News
Diarise: Burundi’s National Trade Facilitation Committee meeting (28-31 January, Bujumbura) Indian Ocean Rim Association experts’ meeting on intra-regional trade and ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Jan 20  News
10th meeting of African Ministers of Trade (14 December 2019, Accra): Declaration on WTO issues The following communication (dated 21 January 2020) is being circulated to del...
Rwanda: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Rwanda: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

06 Dec 19  Resource
Intra-Africa trade profile for 2018  In 2018, Rwanda imported and exported goods to and from the rest of Africa to the value of US$448 million and US$735 million, respectivel...
Kenya: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Kenya: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

06 Dec 19  Resource
Intra-Africa trade profile for 2018 In 2018, 18% of Kenya’s total trade was intra-Africa; 80% of that trade was with EAC, COMESA and IGAD member states. Kenya imported and expor...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Dec 19  News
The African Economic Conference 2019 began today in Sharm el-Sheikh. The theme: Jobs, entrepreneurship and capacity development for African youths. Concept note (pdf): Specificall...
Burundi: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Burundi: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

01 Dec 19  Resource
Intra-Africa trade profile for 2018 In 2018, Burundi exported and imported goods to and from the rest of Africa to the value of US$49 million and US$195 million, respectively. Int...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Nov 19  News
EAC Trade and Investment Report 2018: Accelerating market-driven integration This report is structured in three parts, covering four chapters. Part One includes the backgroun...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Nov 19  News
Nigeria to form border force with neighbors Benin and Niger to fight smuggling (Reuters) Nigeria and neighboring countries Benin and Niger have agreed to set up a joint border pat...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Oct 19  News
Diarise: EAC Regional Meeting on Trade Facilitation (22-25 October, Dar es Salaam). The meeting, under the leadership of the EAC Secretariat with the participation of the Chai...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Oct 19  News
Concluding today, in Lusaka: CII-Exim Bank Regional Conclave on India-Southern Africa Project Partnership A guide to the WB/IMF 2019 Annual Meetings (which concludes on Sunday) ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Oct 19  News
Africa’s Pulse (World Bank) Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic performance has remained sluggish, hampered by persistent uncertainty in the global economy and the slow pace of refo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Sep 19  News
Reporting African trade and industrialization trends, dynamics:  media workshops in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Addis Ababa (i) Next week in Johannesburg: ECA's AfCFTA Media Hub...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Sep 19  News
Tributes continue to pour in following the death of Nigeria's chief trade negotiator and one of the AfCFTA's architects, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe.  A selection: (i)  Dav...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Sep 19  News
Profiled EAC trade and regional integration policy events starting today: EAC experts meeting on the AfCFTA Extraordinary meeting of the Sectoral Council on Trade, Investment, Fi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Aug 19  News
The East African Business Council convened a workshop today in Nairobi to review the EAC’s Common External Tariff. Selected tweeted highlights: @KEPSA_KENYA: The workshop is exp...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Aug 19  News
Two commentaries on intra-African trade, pointing to the potential impact of the AfCFTA: Global Trade Review’s (GTR) Africa trade briefing: Rebecca Harding, CEO of Coriolis...
“EAC Staff desert stations over pay”: EAC Press Statement – Clarification of issues

“EAC Staff desert stations over pay”: EAC Press Statement – Clarification of issues

14 Aug 19  News
Our attention has been drawn to issues raised in a story by The East African Newspaper edition of 10th – 16th August, 2019 headlined “EAC Staff desert stations over pay”. At...