East African Community partner states have made progress in the elimination of non-tariff barriers (NTBs), doing away with 116 of these in the past eight years.
Between 2009 to May 2017, they have also introduced 20 new ones and resolved three, while 17 remain unresolved.
Burundi is the only partner that did not impose any NTB on goods originating from the EAC in the past six months, a new NTB time-bound elimination report shows. Read more. Source | East African