The EAC Partner States have signed the following Trade Agreements:
The African Continental Free Trade Area, (AfCFTA) was established in 2018 as one of the flagship projects of the African Union Agenda 2063 with the main mandate to create a single continental market of 55 Member States of the African Union.
The Tripartite is an umbrella organisation consisting of 3 of Africa’s Regional Economic Communities, namely: the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa; the East Africa Community and the Southern African Development Community. The Tripartite consists of 26 member countries.
Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the East African Community (EAC) and the Government of the United States of America aimed at promoting an attractive climate and to expand and divesify trade in prodcuts and services between the EAC and the United States.
EAC Cooperation Agreement on Trade Facilitation, Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
A cooperation agreement between the EAC Partner States and the United States of America, to improve cooperation on trade facilitation, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, and technical barriers to trade.
A Letter of Intent establishing the EAC-U.S. Commercial Dialogue was signed by both Parties on 19th October 2013. The Letter of Intent provides the principles and objectives that will guide the Parties’ cooperation in the Commercial Dialogue.