Private Sector Position Paper On Services

Progress towards the formation of a Common Market in services is currently stymied by the inability of EAC Partner States to implement the commitments made on trade in services in the first round of liberalization. The key stumbling block is the linkage that has been made with regard to commitments on the temporary movement of service suppliers who are nationals of Partner States (“natural persons”) with the provisions on the free movement of workers.

Progress towards the formation of a Common Market in services is currently stymied by the inability of EAC Partner States to implement the commitments made on trade in services in the first round of liberalization. The key stumbling block is the linkage that has been made with regard to commitments on the temporary movement of service suppliers who are nationals of Partner States (“natural persons”) with the provisions on the free movement of workers.

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