EABC-UNECA CONFERENCE ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AFCFTA)
EABC-UNECA CONFERENCE ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AFCFTA)
EABC-UNECA CONFERENCE ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AFCFTA)
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Hon Mathuki at planning workshop
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EABC CFCIB CEO ROUND TABLE IN BURUNDI
EABC CFCIB CEO ROUND TABLE IN BURUNDI
EABC PSFU CEO Round Table in Kampala Uganda
EABC KEPSA CEO ROUND TABLE IN KENYA
EABC KEPSA CEO ROUND TABLE IN KENYA
EABC KEPSA CEO ROUND TABLE IN KENYA
EABC ARUSHA CEO ROUND TABLE
EABC MASTER TRAINING ON TRADE FACILLITATION
EABC PSF CEO ROUND TABLE IN KIGALI
EABC PSF CEO ROUND TABLE IN KIGALI
EABC PSF CEO ROUND TABLE IN KIGALI
German East African Community Business and Investment Day
German East African Community Business and Investment Day
German East African Community Business and Investment Day
REGIONAL PRIVATE SECTOR CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP ON AFCFTA TARIFFS OFFERS & ENGAGEMENT ON TRADE IN SERVICES NEGOTIATIONS
REGIONAL PRIVATE SECTOR CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP ON AFCFTA TARIFFS OFFERS & ENGAGEMENT ON TRADE IN SERVICES NEGOTIATIONS
REGIONAL PRIVATE SECTOR CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP ON AFCFTA TARIFFS OFFERS & ENGAGEMENT ON TRADE IN SERVICES NEGOTIATIONS
REGIONAL PRIVATE SECTOR CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP ON AFCFTA TARIFFS OFFERS & ENGAGEMENT ON TRADE IN SERVICES NEGOTIATIONS
REGIONAL PRIVATE SECTOR CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP ON AFCFTA TARIFFS OFFERS & ENGAGEMENT ON TRADE IN SERVICES NEGOTIATIONS
EABC in partnership with GIZ trains SMEs from the region on trade
Regional Workshop on Integrating Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) for Trade and Investment in Eastern Africa
Regional Workshop on Integrating Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) for Trade and Investment in Eastern Africa
Regional Workshop on Integrating Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) for Trade and Investment in Eastern Africa
20th EABC Annual General Meeting
20th EABC Annual General Meeting
20th EABC Annual General Meeting
20th EABC Annual General Meeting
20th EABC Annual General Meeting
20th EABC Annual General Meeting
20th EABC Annual General Meeting
20th EABC Annual General Meeting
20th EABC Annual General Meeting
East Africa Business Council receives grant from TradeMark East Africa, to reduce barriers to trade in the EAC
East Africa Business Council receives grant from TradeMark East Africa, to reduce barriers to trade in the EAC
East Africa Business Council receives grant from TradeMark East Africa, to reduce barriers to trade in the EAC

COMMUNIQUÉ -2ND EAST AFRICAN BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT SUMMIT

COMMUNIQUÉ

2ND EAST AFRICAN BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT SUMMIT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  • EAST AFRICAN BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT SUMMIT & EXHIBITION SLATED FOR 28TH -29TH NOVEMBER 2019 IN ARUSHA, TANZANIA.

 

Arusha, Tanzania 6th October 2019: - The East African Business Council (EABC) in partnership with Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) and the East African Community (EAC) is organizing the 2nd edition of East African Business and Investment Summit scheduled to take place on 28th -29th November 2019 in Arusha, Tanzania, preceding the Summit of the EAC Heads of State.

 

This year’s Business Summit is unique as it aims to set the economic agenda and outlook for East Africa, as the region commemorates 20 years of EAC regional integration process in November.

 

The Business Summit is organized under the theme “EAC@20: Private Sector Driven Regional Integration.”

 

The Business Summit sets the pace for the EAC region to chart out a common and shared economic vision in partnership with the private sector. The Business Summit will undertake an audit of achievements, impediments and prospects of the EAC regional integration process in light of the Customs Union, Common Market and Monetary Union Protocols as well as continental & global developments.

 

Over 300 top CEOs, industry champions, women in business, SMEs and investors from the region and beyond will engage in high-level dialogue with the EAC Council of Ministers.

 

The current Chair of the EAC Council of Ministers is expected to be the Chief Guest at the special session - CEOs Round Table with EAC Council of Ministers.

 

Various topical areas affecting trade and investment are expected to be deliberated on, among which are; facilitating and increasing intra-EAC trade & investments, leveraging on the African Continental Free Trade Area, Digitalization, Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises and Industrial Development during the different plenary and break-away sessions.

 

The Resolutions of the Business Summit shall be submitted to the EAC Council of Ministers and Summit of EAC Heads of State in a bid to turn policy into practice to deliver quick wins for the region.

 

A parallel exhibition will be organized to showcase the latest industrial technology, products and services.  

                                                             

 

Registration is open visit: http://eabc-online.com/EABIS/ for more information about the Business Summit.

 

The 2nd East African Business and Investment Summit is co-organized in close collaboration with  the respective EAC Investment Promotion Agencies and EABC National Focal Points namely: Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industries Burundi (CFCIB), Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF), South Sudan Chambers of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (SSCCIA), Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) and Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU).

 

Issued on 6th October 2019 by:

 

Peter Mathuki

CEO/ Executive Director

East African Business Council (EABC)

 

Godfrey Simbeye

Executive Director

Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF)

 

About East African Business Council (EABC)

The East African Business Council (EABC) is the regional apex body of Private Sector associations and Corporates from the 6 East African Countries. It was established in 1997 to foster the interests of the Private Sector in the Integration process of the East African Community. EABC was granted observer status in organs and activities of the East African Community (EAC) and therefore, participates in various sectoral meetings, meetings of the Coordination Committee, the EAC Council of Ministers, and the Summit of the EAC Heads of State; with a view to ensure that the agenda of the Private Sector is well articulated and received by the policymakers.

 

Vision: Borderless East Africa for business and investment.

 

Mission: To promote sustainable Private Sector-driven growth.

 

EABC Membership is open to all national and regional associations as well as Corporates with interest in the EAC integration process or operations in the region. At the national level, EABC activities are coordinated through the EABC National Focal Points. These are Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industries Burundi (CFCIB), Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Rwanda Private Sector Federation (PSF), Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) and Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU).

For more information, visit www.eabc.info.

 

 

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