Trade Policy at Work

Promoting Trade in Services: Analysing the Potential for EAC

The paper argues that as a matter of policy, the EAC should identify the services sectors in which they have a comparative advantage for purposes of promoting exports within and beyond the region. Strategies for promoting the identified sectors can then be integrated into national and regional trade development plans, which would in turn inform regional priorities in pursuing market access through bi-lateral, regional and multilateral trade agreements