Infrastructure is one of the most critical enablers of a successful regional integration, taking into account its importance in facilitating activities such as trade, agriculture, tourism and the movement of labour and other resources.
Each EAC Partner State has well-developed public and private education institutions at primary, secondary and tertiary levels, and specialised Regional Centres of Excellence are being established across the EAC.
EAC Partner States have well-established tax regime and national revenue authorities that are responsible for assessment, collection and accounting for all revenues that are due to the government in accordance with the national laws.
The Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community emphasizes a people-centered, market-driven and private sector led integration process for accelerating regional growth, creating wealth and reducing poverty.
Each Partner State has put in place investment procedures to guide investments. The investment procedures can be classified under three categories: key investment procedures, Trade procedures and other procedures.