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Reducing
Barriers to Trade

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Improving Business
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Strategy 1 Results

2010 - 2017

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70%

average time reduction (in at least one direction) on border crossing at selected borders

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3.2 days

Single Window for Trade Programme - Average reduction in clearance time per transaction and cost by $62 per transaction along key corridors in the EAC.

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26%

reduction in transport costs for a 40ft container from US$6,500 (2011) to US$4,800 (2015) generating US$ 7 million savings on the Mombasa-Kigali route

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99%

reduction in average conformity assessment clearance time for certified goods within the EAC (38 days to 0.5 days). Testing cost savings of 59% (from US$500 to US$205) per test

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$6m

savings (2014) - Rwanda Electronic Single Window – clearance times fell from 11 days to 1 day 10 hours,

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$56m

savings annually - Uganda Revenue Authority Customs Management System & Green channel -75% reduction in transit & clearance times

Strategy 2 Targets

2017 to 2023

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25%

increase in exports in targeted sub-sectors above trend

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10%

reduction in trade costs in the East Africa Trade Network (EATN)

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$ 170M

additional funds catalysed cumulatively due to TMEA investments in Trade Logistics Clusters

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15%

time reduction in average trip in the East Africa Trade Network (EATN)

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