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  • COMESA Supporting integration programmes in Eswatini

    COMESA Secretary General Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe appeared on the Breakfast Show on the Eswatini National Television station on 15th March 2019. The SG was in the Kingdom of Eswatini to Sign the project document for 1.2 million Euros from the European Union. Part of the funds will be used for the construction of the modern

    March 19, 2019
  • Building the Capacity of Monetary Authorities to Forecast Inflation

    Nairobi, Tuesday, March 19, 2019: With a number of countries in the COMESA region gradually moving to inflation targeting monetary policy framework, the need to upgrade the skills of monetary authorities to forecast inflation with a high degree of accuracy becoming critical. Contemporary monetary policy formulation requires information and forecasts on the interaction between sectors

    March 19, 2019
  • COMESA Deploys Team to Observe Elections in Comoros

    Moroni, Tuesday, March 18, 2019: COMESA has deployed a team of election observers to Comoros ahead of the Presidential elections set for March 24, 2019. Led by Madam Hope Kivengere, a member of the COMESA Committee of elders from Uganda, the election observers arrived in Moroni on Monday, March 19, 2019. This deployment is in

    March 19, 2019
  • Construction of a Modern Trade Hub set to Begin in Eswatini

    Ezulwini, Friday, March 15, 2019: The Kingdom of Eswatini together with the European Union and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) have signed ta financing agreement of 1.2 million Euros for the construction of a modern multi-purpose Trade Hub in Manzini. The funds will also be used to provide private sector support

    March 16, 2019

thematic areas


In preparation for a Customs Union the 11th Meeting of the Council of Ministers held in Cairo, Egypt adopted a Road Map that outlined programmes and activities whose implementation was necessary before the launching of the Union.

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The FTA was achieved on 31st October, 2000 when 9 of the member States namely Djibouti, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe eliminated their tariffs on COMESA originating products.

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Trade liberalisation and Customs co-operation; Improve administration of transport and communications to ease the movement of goods & services; The harmonisation of macro-economic and monetary policies throughout the region.

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March 25, 2019
Nairobi - KENYA
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