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Improved NTB reporting to increase intra-EAC trade

Intra-EAC trade grew to $5.5 billion in 2012, up from $4.5 billion recorded in 2011, even as the five member states hesitated on the elimination of non-trade barriers (NTBs), says Minister of Trade Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde, quoting data from the EAC Secretariat. 155 more words

Mombasa NTBs affect Uganda’s competitiveness

Mombasa Port in Kenya is the source of major NTBs that affect Uganda’s trade competitiveness in National, Regional and international Markets, Minister of Trade Industry and Cooperatives Hon. 204 more words

Ugandan sugar blocked entry into Kenya

By Billy Rwothungeyo

Despite authorities from Uganda and Kenya recently striking a deal to allow sugar exports from the former into the latter, some trucks are still blocked from entering East Africa’s biggest economy. 126 more words

How to report NTBs using the NTB Reporting System

The NTB reporting tool utilizes two platforms for reporting i.e.:

  • The mobile phone using USSD Code *201#. You do not need to possess a smart phone to use this system.
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TradeMark East Africa excited about NTB Reporting System

TradeMark East Africa has expressed excitement at the commissioning of the NTB Reporting System in Kampala on July 31st. The system, intended to ease reporting and response to NTBs and increase trade in the East African Community, was commissioned by Minister of Trade Industry and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde. 114 more words

Trade Minister urges private sector to embrace new reporting system to eliminate NTBs

The Minister of Trade Industry and Cooperatives Hon. Amelia Kyambadde has urged the private sector to embrace use of the NTB reporting System to report Non Tariff Barriers and ensure their elimination. 202 more words

Kenya-Uganda bilateral on NTBs: Will technical officers' meeting proceed?

With postponement of the Uganda-Kenya bilateral Ministers’ meeting earlier scheduled on July 25th, it is yet to be clarified if the technical officers’ meeting on July 24th will proceed as planned. 184 more words