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New bid to boost Africa-US trade

Published on March 03, 2015

Efforts to remove trade barriers between the East African Community and the US have started in earnest. This follows the signing of a cooperation agreement on trade facilitation between the two last week. According to the Cabinet secretary for East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism, Ms Phyllis Kandie, the move is set to enhance capacity for trade between the US and EAC.

“This will also make the region an attractive destination for investment and at the same time open up the US market for EAC exports,” noted Ms Kandie. Read more. Source | Daily Nation