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East, southern African countries in $100m grain trade deal

Published on July 06, 2017

Grain traders in East and southern Africa countries are set to benefit from trade deals worth $100 million signed in Zambia that will see the export of 383,640 tonnes of commodities.

This is expected to strengthen food trade links between southern Africa countries – Zambia, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe – and those from the East – Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.

The contracts were signed in Lusaka last week during a forum organised by the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) and Zambian Commodity Exchange (Zamace) with the support of USAid’s East and Southern Africa trade and investment hubs. Read more. Source | East African