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EABC Code of Conduct for Business in the East African Community

EABC Code of Conduct for Business in the East African Community

08 Mar 16  News
Preamble We, the private sector of the East African Community, have developed this Code of Conduct for Business in the East African Community together with its Rules & Procedu...
Rwanda getting largest amount of aid dollars per capita in EAC

Rwanda getting largest amount of aid dollars per capita in EAC

08 Feb 16  News
Top donor aid recipients According to data from the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) – a consortium of 34 donor countries – official development ass...
An analysis of Kenya’s trade and economic profile

An analysis of Kenya’s trade and economic profile

10 Dec 15  Publications
The objective of this paper is to firstly set the background for a discussion and analysis of Kenya and its merchandise trading background before presenting a more detailed analysi...
Intra-regional merchandise trade within West Africa and between West and East Africa

Intra-regional merchandise trade within West Africa and between West and East Africa

21 Oct 15  Publications
In recent times tralac has published extensively on African trade, with an emphasis on southern and eastern Africa as the Tripartite FTA developed. There has not been a commensurat...
Intra-REC trade and overlapping membership: review of COMESA, EAC and SADC

Intra-REC trade and overlapping membership: review of COMESA, EAC and SADC

12 Aug 15  Publications
This paper analyses trade between the three Regional Economic Communities (RECs) of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the African Economic Community (EAC)...
The Tripartite Free Trade Agreement: Results of Phase One of the Negotiations

The Tripartite Free Trade Agreement: Results of Phase One of the Negotiations

29 Jul 15  Publications
African economic integration is a longstanding ideal; regularly confirmed in declarations adopted at meetings of African Governments. The Abuja Treaty, for example, records many de...

Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications: The East African Community

01 Apr 15  Publications
For advanced regional economic integration arrangements, beyond trade in goods, the free movement of labour, is an essential part of the agenda. The free movement of labour creates...

Commodity exchange markets and their role in promoting regional value chains in eastern and southern Africa

25 Mar 15  Publications
Africa’s economic prospects can be greatly improved through minerals processing, the expansion of manufacturing activities, and the production and export of nontraditional agricu...
U.S. and East African Community join to increase trade competitiveness and deepen economic ties

U.S. and East African Community join to increase trade competitiveness and deepen economic ties

03 Mar 15  News
Obama Administration to Expand Trade Africa Initiative U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and trade ministers from the East African Community (EAC) marked a milestone for Tr...
Tripartite Africa free trade zone now preparing for launch in May

Tripartite Africa free trade zone now preparing for launch in May

25 Feb 15  News
Negotiations have been finalized in preparation for the launch of Africa’s largest free trade area in May, officials said on Tuesday. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern ...
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...

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