Category Archives: Trade and Investment

ANC WING SEEKS TRADE TIES WITH THE TANZANIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INDUSTRY AND AGRICULTURE

October 11, 2012 0 Comments

The Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA) has entered into business partnership with the African National Congress (ANC) party-economic wing of South Africa aimed at strengthening ties between the two parties.
The partnership would open ways for the two sides to benefit from the unfolding investment potentials, while developing new ways of doing business […]

TRADE GROWTH TO SLOW IN 2012 AFTER STRONG DECELERATION IN 2011

October 11, 2012 0 Comments

World trade expanded in 2011 by 5.0%, a sharp deceleration from the 2010 rebound of 13.8%, and growth will slow further still to 3.7% in 2012, WTO economists project. They attributed the slowdown to the global economy losing momentum due to a number of shocks, including the European sovereign debt crisis. A […]

PROMOTING TRADE IN EAST AFRICA

October 11, 2012 0 Comments

TradeMark East Africa is a not for profit organization which promotes regional trade and economic integration in East Africa by working closely with East African Community (EAC) institutions, national governments, and business and civil society organizations. TMEA has its headquarters in Nairobi with branches in Arusha, Bujumbura, Dar es Salaam, Kampala and […]

TRADE GROWTH TO SLOW IN 2012 AFTER STRONG DECELERATION IN 2011

October 11, 2012 0 Comments

World trade expanded in 2011 by 5.0%, a sharp deceleration from the 2010 rebound of 13.8%, and growth will slow further still to 3.7% in 2012, WTO economists project. They attributed the slowdown to the global economy losing momentum due to a number of shocks, including the European sovereign debt crisis.
A significant braking of […]

EAC FAILS TO MAINTAIN SINGLE DIGIT INFLATION RATE

October 11, 2012 0 Comments

East Africa Community member states have failed to maintain a single-digit inflation which they collectively recorded two years back. The region average inflation rate was 5 per cent in 2010, which is the lowest rate it recorded since 2005 and coming off peak to almost 18 per cent in 2008.
However, the economy could not maintain […]