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Grain council calls for sensitisation on rules of origin

Published on October 21, 2016

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) Rwanda has called for more sensitisation about rules of origin policies between regional blocs to ensure local traders understand them to benefit from the proposed Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA).

EAGC argues that rules of origin will be essential to foster trade in grains and cereals in the free trade area. Rules of origin help in determining a product’s country of origin in international trade.

The proposed Tripartite Free Trade Area is trade agreement between the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Southern African Development Community (SADC), and East Africa. Read more. Source | New Times