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Cross-border traders sensitised on benefits of EAC integration

Published on June 30, 2016

Co-operatives of small traders involved in cross-border business at Gatuna on the Rwanda-Uganda border have intensified sensitisation campaigns among members and stakeholders to ensure they benefit more from the East African Community (EAC) integration. 

According to Jane Bayera, the chairperson of Gatuna Crossborder Co-operative, some traders don’t know most of the opportunities presented by EAC integration and the bigger market that comes with it. Bayera said the sensitisation will also enable the traders and stakeholders to identify and report any non-tariff barriers (NTBs) that affect their operation with a view of improving the business environment to enhance trade and investment. Read more. Source | New Times