East African Community (EAC)
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Subject (Course): The East African Community (EAC): Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi. Syllabus:
- Introduction to the East African
- Customs, Market and Economic Union.
- Organs of the Community.
- Economy and Foreign Trade in the EAC Markets
- Investing in the EAC markets
- The Business Climate Index of the EAC markets
- Developing Strategic Partnerships of the EAC
- Trade Agreements:
- COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
- East African Community-US Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement
- East African Court of Justice
- The EAC Customs Union
- The EAC Common Market
- Customs administration
- Trade liberalisation
- Trade-Related Aspects
- Export promotion schemes
- Special economic zones
- Exemption regimes
- General provisions
- The EAC Common External Tariff.
- East African Development Bank.
The objectives of the subject “East African Community (EAC)” are:
- To understand the goals and functions of the East African Community (EAC)
- To evaluate the benefits for member countries and the areas of cooperation within the East African Community
- To analyse the process of economic integration (customs union
and common market) and foreign trade among the member countries of the East African Community (EAC)
- To know the role of the East African Development Bank
Sample of the subject - East African Community (EAC):
Subject Description (East African Community).
The East African Community (EAC) is an African trade bloc formed by
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi.
South Sudan is negotiating the access to the East African Community.
The objective of the East African Community (EAC) is to develop economic links and improve trade relations between Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi.
In 2005, the East African Community (EAC) had established the Customs Union;
the next step will be the foundation of a Common Market (2010) and finally the Monetary Union.
- East African Community headquarters are in Arusha (Tanzania).
- The total population of the EAC region: 135 millions of people
- The total area: 1,82 million square kilometres
- Combined gross domestic product of EAC countries: 84,7 billion dollars
- All these countries have Christian majorities.
In 1967 was created the East African Development Bank. The East African Development Bank is owned by Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda.
Other shareholders include the African Development Bank, the Netherlands Development Finance Company, and the German Investment and development company.
Bethwell Ogot was a member of the Legislative Assembly of the East African Community.
The East African Community (EAC) belongs to the African Civilisation.
- East African Economic Area
- Central African Economic Area
East African Community (EAC) Customs Union:
Trans-African corridors in the EAC region:
- Northern Corridor
- Lagos-Mombasa Corridor
- North-South Corridor
The largest ports in the East African Community region:
- Port of Mombasa
- Port of Dar Es Salaam
Reginald Mengi - Director of the East African Business Council
The East African Development Bank
East African Rules Origin