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Chile, Japan to scrap tariffs for expansion of economic partnership

Chile and Japan are looking to expand their economic partnership by eliminating tariffs, Chile’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Monday. A bilateral commission of the Chile-Japan Strategic Economic Partnership Accord met last week to discuss extending import tariff exemptions to more goods, the ministry said in a statement. Chile and Japan, along with 10 other […]

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Non-tariff barriers dog EAC

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – The East African Community (EAC) has been advised to set a target for intra-EAC trade growth for this year of 15% by promptly eliminating Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs). Peter Kiguta,  the Director General Customs and Trade at the EAC Secretariat was speaking at the 16th EAC Regional Forum on NTBs held […]