EAC

AFDB-export trading group sign $100m loan

Johannesburg, South Africa–The African Development Bank has signed a loan agreement for a soft commodity finance facility (SCFF) with the Export Trading Group (ETC). This Facility is innovatively structured as two successive loans of US $100 million, each with a tenor of up to 2 years, thus signifying the African Development Bank’s strong commitment to […]

EAC

EAC seeks supplementary budget

ARUSHA,Tanzania – The EAC recently presented a Supplementary Budget Speech to the House seeking the go-ahead to expend an additional USD 2,143,960 for the Financial Year 2013/14 to meet its programmes.  At the same time, the Assembly debated and adopted the Report of the Committee on Legal Rules and Privileges on the Assessment of Adherence […]

EAC

EAC Revenue Authorities meet in Dar es Salaam

KIGALI, Rwanda–The East African Community (EAC) secretariat has convened a meeting of the Single Customs Territory (SCT) aimed at reviewing export process, procedure manuals for the different member states. The five-days meeting scheduled from March 25 to March 29th in Dar Es Salaam, is attended by members of different technical working groups from five Revenue […]

EAC

UNBS gazettes 76 consumer protection standards

KAMPALA, Uganda–In an effort to protect the health and safety of consumers and the environment, the Uganda National Bureau of Standards has gazetted 76 new compulsory standards, according to the latest issue of the Uganda Standards Gazette. The compulsory standards are part of the 254 standards approved by the National Standards Council (NSC), the governing […]