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Economic Environment

Economic Environment

A comparison of economic outlook at Sub-Saharan, Africa and global levels and an analysis of EAC micro economic performance.

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EAC Trade

EAC Trade

Regional trade integration is a cornerstone of EAC Partner States’ trade policies. This involves strengthening of public institutions and private sector organisations involved in export promotion.

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EAC Investment

EAC Investment

EAC Partner States are committed to improving their investment environment with targeted investments into priority sectors, as well as to attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) inot those sectors.

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Infrasruture & Utilities

Infrasruture & Utilities

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.

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Human Resources

Human 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.

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Financial Sector

Financial Sector

Each EAC Partner State currently has its own financial sector, consisting of a Central Bank, commercial banks, non-bank financial institutions, and foreign exchange bureaus among others.

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Taxation

Taxation

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.

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Private Sector

Private Sector

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.

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Public Private Partnerships

Public Private Partnerships

Public Private Partnerships (PPP) are an alternative method for procuring and delivering both infrastructure assets and services.

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Export Processing Zones (EPZ) and Special Economic Zones (SEZ)

Export Processing Zones (EPZ) and Special Economic Zones (SEZ)

EPZ and SEZ across the Partner States focus on contributing to building a strong export-led economic development through industrialization.

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Investment Procedures

Investment Procedures

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.

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