How To Unlock Business Barriers In East African Community?

BUSINESS: Parliamentarians in the East African Community (EAC) bloc have been urged to spearhead efforts that will remove barriers to business. They should also implore on their respective leaders to ensure that national interests do not supersede EAC ambitions and aspirations. “Parliamentarians hold the key to fast-track and unlock opportunities for economic integration of the […]

East African Community Adopting 35% Tariff to Attract Investment

BUSINESS: The East African Business Council (EABC) is urging the partner states to adopt a 35 percent maximum common external tariff (CET) rate for imported goods. The proposed tariff will not only spur industrial development in the region but protect nascent industries from unfair competition. Industries within the East African Community (EAC) bloc would be […]