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ESA Ministers discuss signing of Economic Partnership Agreements

The Ministers responsible for commerce, trade and industry from the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) group of countries held a meeting in Lusaka on 21 July to discuss the findings of the assessment studies which were recently undertaken by the COMESA Secretariat and UNECA on the proposed Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) with the European Union.

Poor seed contributes to food insecurity

“Lack of quality and improved seeds in the COMESA region contributes to food insecurity and poverty,” COMESA Assistant Secretary General, Administration and Finance, Ambassador Nagla El- Hussainy has observed.

Kenya gets over 2m Euros from COMESA

Kenya will access over two million Euros from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Adjustment Facility (COMESA-CAF) to support regional integration programmes.

Region growth up to 6.6% in 2013

The COMESA region achieved an average growth rate of 6.6 percent in 2013, up from 5.5 percent in 2012, according to the latest COMESA Monetary Institute macroeconomic developments report on the region’s states.

Plans Underway to Introduce CVTFS in Mozambique

COMESA is in liaison with the Government of Mozambique to introduce an online trade facilitation system at the Port of Beira which handles transit cargo to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and DR Congo in the North-South transport Corridor.

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