Trade Policy at Work

Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA): Current Scenarios and Scope for the Future

This paper examines the potential implications of the current TiSA plurilateral negotiations for East African Community countries. Given the paucity of publicly available information on TiSA, most of the current public analysis and debates are based on the Annex on Financial Services of the agreement which was leaked out by Wikileaks. This Annex gives a sense of major motivations and aims of the negotiations.