EABC TO PARTNER WITH WORLD BANK ON THE EAC COMMON MARKET SCORECARD AND COMING UP WITH AN E-BUSINESS REGISTRY FOR THE REGION

The EABC Secretariat team hosted Ms. Jean Lubega-Kyazze, Senior Private Sector Specialist Finance Competitiveness, and Innovation, World Bank Group.

Hon. Peter Mathuki, CEO EABC discussed with her on the role of the private sector as the engine for economic growth in the region. The discussions highlighted the need for the private sector to take full advantage of the opportunities availed by the Common Market Protocol, elimination of critical Non-Tariff barriers and transforming Political goodwill into action. EABC will collaborate with World Bank on the EAC Common Market Score Card and coming up with an e-Business registry for the region.

The EAC Common Market Score Card will showcase private sector perspectives on the implementation of the Common Market Protocol by highlighting real cases on what’s happening on the ground.