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Experts call for an end to non-tariff barriers, tax exemptions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority must collect 2 trillion shillings in less than 10 days left to the end of the financial year, but the tax body is worried of emerging cross-border conflicts between neighbors. This is one of the challenges that the East African countries are …

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AfCFTA presents Africa with opportunity for growth, prosperity: Suluhu

Accra, Ghana | Xinhua | The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) presents Africa with the biggest opportunity for growth and prosperity, Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan said on Wednesday. Hassan made the remarks during a visit to the AfCFTA secretariat. The trade area presented an opportunity to accelerate intra-African trade …

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East African trade lobby eye continental market to spur growth

African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to stimulate investments, growth and pandemic recovery Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | The East African Business Council (EABC), a regional trade lobby, will harness opportunities presented by African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to stimulate investments, growth and pandemic recovery, executives said Wednesday at a …

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AfCFTA: Africa is more reliable than other markets, experts say

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Small and medium enterprises have been urged to take advantage of the African market if they are to easily grow their businesses. Speaking at an African Continental Free Trade Area sensitization workshop held at Uganda Manufacturers Association headquarters in Kampala on March 22, John Walugembe, …

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AfCFTA requires high quality products: PSFU boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Businesses seeking to export goods and services under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) arrangement have been advised to embrace technology for high-quality products. AfCFTA, which has a market base of 1.5 billion people, has been touted as a game-changer for economies like Uganda, …

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