Browsing: Single custom intra-EAC territory

  • In 2020, South Sudan’s exports summed up to US$87 million to the EAC member states, while imports amounted to US$573 million
  • They (traders) explained that the delayed implementation of the EAC Single Customs Territory by South Sudan causes delays in cargo clearance at the border
  • EABC urged the EAC secretariat to bring together more resources to support South Sudan to finalise the construction of a One-Stop Border Post

Trade in East Africa

The East African Business Council is persuading the Republic of South Sudan to fully implement the East African Community’s Single Customs Territory to accelerate Intra-EAC trade.

Traders, transporters and clearing and forwarding agents spoke at the EABC-TMEA Public-Private Dialogue at the Elegu/Nimule One-Stop Border Post. They explained that the delayed implementation of the EAC Single Customs Territory by South Sudan causes delays in cargo clearance at the border.

The traders and transporters noted that, at times, trucks await …