EAC Strategy for Trade in Services 2023-2033

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The EAC adopted EAC strategy for trade in services 2023-2033 in February, 2023.  This was in line with the directive of the EAC Sectoral Council on Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment (SCTIFI), at its meetings held on 16th November 2018, to the EAC Secretariat to develop an EAC Strategy for Trade in Services (TiS) to guide EAC interventions going forward (EAC/SCTIFI/35/Directive 20). The Strategy’s main objective is to enhance service sector integration in the EAC region and increase intra-EAC trade in services and exports of services to the continent and the world.


The 12 priority sectors include: Accounting, Architectural, Engineering, Legal, Road freight and logistics transport, Air transport, Telecommunication, Distribution, Insurance, Commercial, Tourism, and Higher Education. 


The Strategy can be accessed: