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Tag: Non-tariff barriers

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

23 May 17  News
Selected trade and development event pointers: 7th SADC River Basin Organisation officials’ workshop (22-24 May, Johannesburg) UNCTAD/DTI regional seminar: Bankable Sustainable...
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...
Services Trade Restrictions and Trade Performance in Africa: Some Insights

Services Trade Restrictions and Trade Performance in Africa: Some Insights

10 May 17  Publications
We live in a world where the production and consumption of services has been growing faster than that of merchandise for some time now. However whilst considerable gains await...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 May 17  News
Underway, in Brussels: the 105th session of the ACP Council of Ministers. The ACP Council of Ministers will deliberate in plenary on 3-4 May, before meeting with counterparts from ...
World Economic Forum needs to move beyond spin if it’s going to help Africa

World Economic Forum needs to move beyond spin if it’s going to help Africa

03 May 17  News
Africa needs to improve governance, build infrastructure, and reduce trade barriers to achieve inclusive growth. Set against the backdrop of low growth, dire unemployment figures,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Apr 17  News
Underway, in Nairobi: IDEV AfDB‏ event on private sector-led growth, sharing evaluative knowledge to enhance the relevance, effectiveness, and impact of future private sector dev...
Non-tariff barriers and ‘complaints’ in the East African Community’s reporting process

Non-tariff barriers and ‘complaints’ in the East African Community’s reporting process

03 Apr 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...
Tools to enhance operations at One Stop Border Posts being developed

Tools to enhance operations at One Stop Border Posts being developed

24 Mar 17  News
The East African Community is developing a Regional Training Curriculum to support the operationalization of One Stop Border Posts (OSBPs) within the bloc. The training curriculu...
Customs reform and trade facilitation in the Horn of Africa: Somaliland under the microscope

Customs reform and trade facilitation in the Horn of Africa: Somaliland under the microscope

17 Mar 17  News
Somaliland faces a number of challenges related to Customs and trade facilitation. First and foremost, though the Somaliland Constitution requires a legal basis for the collection ...
Barriers hurting cross-border trade

Barriers hurting cross-border trade

27 Feb 17  News
Non-compliance of regional trade agreements by Rwanda’s neighbours is taking a heavy toll on the nation’s earnings from cross-border trade. Legislators are concerned tha...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Feb 17  News
Diarise: Trade Out of Poverty‏ @APPG_TOP: Next month, we’re partnering with @DFID_UK to host a high level roundtable on “Africa & the TFA: from ratification to...
Report blames Tanzania for increase in non-tariff barriers

Report blames Tanzania for increase in non-tariff barriers

21 Feb 17  News
When it comes to non-tariff barriers, each country in the East African Community has a story of its own: If not complaining about another member state, the said country is imposi...
Kenya, SA to form joint council, committee to negotiate trade

Kenya, SA to form joint council, committee to negotiate trade

03 Feb 17  News
Kenya and South Africa are mulling over establishing a joint business council and joint technical committee to address issues related to migration and trade barriers. The council ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jan 17  News
AU Summit briefings today in Addis: Mrs Rhoda Peace Tumusiime (Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture): Strengthening mutual accountability to achieve CAADP/Malabo go...
Dealing with Technical Barriers to Trade in the Continental Free Trade Area

Dealing with Technical Barriers to Trade in the Continental Free Trade Area

25 Jan 17  Publications
Africa might be entering a new phase in its pursuit to boost intra-African trade and deepen regional integration. This could happen if the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) provid...
EAC gender equality Bill to address gaps in trade

EAC gender equality Bill to address gaps in trade

18 Jan 17  News
East African Community (EAC) partner states will be legally obliged to collectively promote participation of women and men in regional trade and sustainable economic growth, while ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Jan 17  News
The 2017 schedule of Trade Policy Reviews (including Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, WAEMU states) Business conditions of Japanese-affiliated companies in Africa: 2...
G20 policies and least developed countries’ export performance

G20 policies and least developed countries’ export performance

06 Jan 17  News
Key Indicators and Trends in Trade Policy 2016 – G20 policies and LDCs’ export performance During the last decade international trade has been characterized by a progress...
Trade law and regulation

Trade law and regulation

04 Jan 17  Themes
The development of rules-based governance for regional trade and integration in Africa has become an important focus area for tralac. Trade agreements, accompanied by the necessary...

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