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EAC Secretary General's private sector CEO forum held in Dar

Published on May 19, 2015

The Secretary General of East African Community, Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera has assured Chief Executive Officers of Private Businesses and Business Leaders/Owners in Tanzania that the governments in the region were determined to do away with non-tariff barriers (NTBs) that continue to present a serious challenge to regional trade and integration in East Africa. He said NTBs account for a significant proportion of the high transportation costs, which are estimated to be 60-70% higher than in the U.S. or Europe, and 30 percent higher than in Southern Africa. Read more. Source | East African Community