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August 28, 2019

Regional business community gets $3.2m funding for trade facilitation

The East African Business Council (EABC) on Tuesday signed a US$ 3.2 million financing agreement with TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) for support in implementing a three-year programme focused on the simplification and harmonization of trade procedures in the region. The partnership will support EABC’s advocacy efforts of improving coordination, reporting and resolution of non- tariff […]

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August 28, 2019

East Africa’s private sector bodies get multi-million dollar boost

The East African Business Council (EABC) on Tuesday officially signed a US$ 3 Million financing agreement with Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA), a non-profit organization that supports the growth of trade in the region.The funds will support implementation of a 3 year programme, “Integrating Public-Private Sector Dialogue (PPD) for Trade and Investment in East Africa […]

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August 28, 2019

EA Business Council Receives US$ 3.2M To Unlock Regional Trade Barriers

The East African Business Council (EABC) Tuesday signed a US$ 3.2 Million financing agreement with TradeMark East Africa (TMEA). This will support implementation of a 3 year programme, “Integrating Public-Private Sector Dialogue (PPD) for Trade and Investment in East Africa Community (EAC) Programme”. The partnership will support EABC’s advocacy efforts of improving coordination, reporting and […]

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August 28, 2019

TradeMark East Africa, EABC In Shs12bn Deal To Reduce Trade Barriers In EAC

East Africa Business Council (EABC) has received US$ 3.2 Million (Shs11.8bn) from TradeMark East Africa aimed at reducing trade barriers in the East African Community through supporting the implementation of a 3 year programme dubbed “Integrating Public-Private Sector Dialogue (PPD) for Trade and Investment in East Africa Community (EAC) Programme”. EABC officially signed a US$ 3.2 Million […]

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August 28, 2019

Regional business community gets $3.2m funding for trade facilitation

The East African Business Council (EABC) on Tuesday signed a US$ 3.2 million financing agreement with TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) for support in implementing a three-year programme focused on the simplification and harmonization of trade procedures in the region. The partnership will support EABC’s advocacy efforts of improving coordination, reporting and resolution of non- tariff […]

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August 28, 2019

East Africa: Regional Business Community Gets $3.2m Funding for Trade Facilitation

The East African Business Council (EABC) on Tuesday signed a US$ 3.2 million financing agreement with TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) for support in implementing a three-year programme focused on the simplification and harmonization of trade procedures in the region. The partnership will support EABC’s advocacy efforts of improving coordination, reporting and resolution of non- tariff […]

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August 28, 2019

TICAD7 set to promote Japan-Tanzania Friendship

The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), is set to be an important platform that bases on the advocacy of African’s Ownership and International community’s partnership. TICAD7 aims to revolve around three big agenda items; The economic transformation and improvements in business environment and institution through private investment and innovation, the promotion of resilient and […]

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August 14, 2019

Expediting the processing of certificates of origin through implementation of an automated system at The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry

BACKGROUND This case study highlights how Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) a membership-based trade support institution has benefited from the TMEA SWIFT projects initiatives. The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry is registered as a not-for-profit private company limited by guarantee under the Companies Act Chapter 486 of the laws of [...]

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July 17, 2019

DANIDA and TradeMark EA sign Development Engagement Agreement.

10/07/2019 – Today, TradeMark East Africa and the Danish Government have signed the Development Engagement Document/ MOU. The Government of Denmark is supporting Government of Uganda through TradeMark East Africa to a tune of DKK 60 million (approximately USD 9million) over the four-year period from 2019 to 2022. The Head of Mission of the Danish Embassy, Majbrit Holm […]

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July 17, 2019

We all benefit when developing countries trade more

Last week, the UK joined countries from around the world at the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) annual Aid for Trade Global Review, calling on our trading partners to help boost developing countries’ participation in the global trading system. Trade is a key driver of economic growth and can trigger positive changes in developing economies; helping […]

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