EACCIA Improvement of the Business Environment

EACCIA ensures that other constituent chambers are responsive and ready to deliver their objectives. The outputs to be delivered from trade facilitation are many and EACCIA is better positioned to handle issues that shall ensure that the environment in which national chambers are operating is conducive, to better serve their members. This seeks to improve the business environment through harmonization of policies, laws and regulations, so that the private sector can be competitive. Issues to be raised that cut across the region, as being prioritized during the intervention are how ready the EACCIA is in driving the following: Poor Trade Facilitation; Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs), such as weighbridges, customs documentation, non-harmonized standards, work permits, business licenses among others; inadequate skilled labour and entrepreneurship skills; and Illicit Trade.