PUBLISHED ON February 23rd, 2015

EAC traders opt for free market

The East African employers and trade unions have called on EAC partner states to fully implement the trading bloc’s Common Market Protocol which came into force in July, 2010. The East African Trade Union Confederation (EATUC) and the East African Employers Association (EAEO) asked EAC partner states to work towards eliminating all non-tariff barriers (NTBs) in an effort to promote free movement of labour in the region. This was revealed in a meeting called by the speaker of EALA aimed at making a case on facilitation for freer movement of labour, persons, services, capital and goods

Source: Business Week

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