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COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite

Syllabus of the Subject: COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement

  1. Introduction to the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  2. Institutional framework of the Tripartite Agreement
  3. Areas of intervention of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  4. Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
    1. Trade-Related mechanisms
  5. Trade and transport facilitation
  6. Infrastructure Development
  7. Corridors and infrastructure in the COMESA-SADC-EAC Tripartite Area
    1. North-South Corridor (NSC)
  8. Case Study: Mechanism for Reporting, Monitoring, and Eliminating Non-Tariff Barriers
  9. The African continental free-trade area

The objectives of the Subject “COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement” are the following:

  1. To understand the goals (single customs union) and the areas of cooperation of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  2. To evaluate the benefits for the tripartite members
  3. To understand the advantages of the tripartite free-trade area (FTA)
  4. To analyse Trade Facilitation programs, transport corridors, and non-tariff barriers removal of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite
  5. To understand the tripartite agreement as a step towards the African Continental Free-Trade Area
The Subject “COMESA-EAC-SADC Free Trade Agreement (FTA)belongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Courses: Business in Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, African Economic Integration
  2. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  3. Masters: Business in Sub-Saharan Africa, Economic Relations, International Business

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Description of the Subject: COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite:

- Twenty-six countries representing near 527 million people (57% of the African Union's population).

- GDP= 624 billion dollars (58% of the GDP of the African Union).

The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement consists of...

COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) members economies: Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini (Swaziland), Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

EAC (East African Community) members: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi.

SADC (Southern African Development Community) members: Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Comoros, Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, the Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Comparative table of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement:
Members COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite

The main objective of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite is the creation of a single economic area:

  1. Free-Trade Area
  2. Customs Union
  3. Monetary Union
  4. Common Market

Moreover, the improvement of the regional infrastructures.

The topics covered by the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite FTA are:

  1. Non-tariff, Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
  2. Rules of Origin
  3. Customs Cooperation
  4. Transit facilities
  5. Trade remedies
  6. Competition Policy
  7. Standards
  8. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
  9. Businessman Movement
  10. Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
  11. Dispute Settlement

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in Global Business adapted to:

  1. Eastern African Students: Eritrea, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Eritrea, Ethiopia, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Ethiopia, Kenya: Doctorates, Masters, Foreign Trade, Business Kenya, Mauritius, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Mauritius, Malawi Masters, Doctorates, Foreign Trade, Business Malawi, Seychelles, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Seychelles, Somalia, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Somalia, Sudan, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Sudan, Tanzania, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Tanzania, and Uganda, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Uganda.
  2. Southern African Students: Botswana, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Botswana, Eswatini (Swaziland), Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade South Africa, Zambia (Study Master Doctorate Business) Zambia, and Zimbabwe, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Zimbabwe.
  3. Northern African Students: Egypt, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Egypt and Libya

The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite FTA belongs to the African Civilisation.

  1. Southern African Economic Area
  2. East African Economic Area
  3. Central African Economic Area

Main corridors in the Tripartite Region.

  1. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
  2. Tripoli-Windhoek
  3. Beira-Lobito Corridor
  4. Lagos-Mombasa
  5. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

Largest ports in the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite region:

  1. Port Said
  2. Suez Canal
  3. Port Sudan
  4. Port of Djibouti
  5. Port of Mombasa
  6. Port of Dar es-Salaam
  7. Port of Luanda
  8. Port of Maputo
  9. Port of Durban

South African Trade Agreements: Southern African Customs Union (EFTA, India), Indian-Ocean Rim Association, European Union, Africa-BRICS, India-Africa, China-Africa...

Egyptian Free Trade Agreements: Agadir Agreement, TPS-OIC, CEN-SAD, MERCOSUR, Turkey, EFTA, European Union...

Mauritian Trade Agreements: India, Pakistan, Indian-Ocean Rim Association, Indian Ocean Commission, AGOA, COMESA-U.S., Africa-European Union...

North-South African Transport Corridor, Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania

Cairo-Gaborone Corridor (Trans-African Highway): Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe



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