Tanzania's trade in the East Africa Community

Gama, Hamidu Ally (2011) Tanzania's trade in the East Africa Community. Masters thesis, Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study examines the participation role of Tanzania in the trade in the revived East African Community at its initial stage The East African Customs Union. Since the idea of the revival of the defunct East African Community came up trade in the three East African Countries has showed a trend of both growing and stagnating. The cooperation should be encouraged as it shows there are benefits accruing from it. In the general objective it is clearly indicated these is an impressive increase in imports by Tanzania from her neighbours. The problem to be addressed here the large part of the import originates from Kenya. In the result for the first specific objective measures were taken to reduce import barriers i.e. easing foreign exchange controls, administrative rigidities etc. In the third specific objective the trend of trade flows between the countries was interrupted by both war with Idi Amin and the collapse of the former East Africa community, the trend changed by the beginning of 1990s but with Kenya dominating trade in comparison with Tanzania and Uganda. At the same time trade between Tanzania and Uganda Tanzania seen to be dominating.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 380 Commerce, communications, transport
Divisions: Faculty of Law > Faculty of Law
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2011 13:02
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2013 09:56
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/50

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