The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a regional grouping of 21 African States which have agreed to promote regional integration through trade development and transport facilitation. More information can be obtained from the COMESA website www.comesa.int.
The Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project (GLTFP) has been developed to facilitate cross-border trade by increasing the capacity for commerce and reducing the costs faced by traders, especially small-scale and women traders, at targeted locations in the region’s borderlands.
The Simplified Trade Regime – STR is a simplified procedure created by COMESA and being applied at the borders with the aim of affording the small-scale cross border traders a less complex system of clearing goods and to allow traders dealing in goods that meet the rules of origin of the region to benefit from the COMESA preferential tariff treatment thereby reducing cost of doing business. A common list of eligible goods to be traded across the border is negotiated and duly agreed bilaterally by the two countries sharing the border.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced applicants for the following position:
2 Trade Information Desk officers at Kamanyola Border Post (DRC) and Bugarama Border Posts(Rwanda)
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