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Bill proposing cut to EAC trade barriers gets priority

Published on March 19, 2015

The regional assembly will give priority to the passage of a new law on the elimination of non-tariff-barrier (NTBs) to end protectionism that has hindered smooth trade among partner states of the East African Community (EAC).

East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA) Speaker Daniel Kidega said the Elimination of Non-Tariff Barriers Bill, 2015 would be fast-tracked to compel states to eliminate the numerous NTBs and boost integration. Read more. Source | The East African