Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Italian (Italy)English (United Kingdom)

Desiderio Consultants Ltd. is a think tank and a network of independent professional international development consultants established to promote and influence customs & trade-related policies in African nations to achieve trade facilitation reforms aimed at improving international and regional trade
Creativity, Commitment to Excellence, Results


Somalia launches Trade Information Portal

Somalia has joined the list of African countries that have adopted a trade information portal to guide their businesses in cross-border trade, in an attempt to lower costs and simplify trade procedures for Somali importers and exporters. Trade Information Portals are information technology tools whose aim is to increase transparency in trade transactions by offering traders a one-stop-shop with comprehensive information on procedures for import, export and transit.


Tanzania Single Window soon operational

At the end of a five-day meeting in Nairobi ended on 24 August 2021, the Joint Commission on Cooperation (JCC), a bilateral organ comprising officials from Kenya and Tanzania established to resolve issues affecting areas of cooperation, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed to strengthen bilateral relations between the respective countries.


The WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) impact on export diversification in the Tripartite region

A study from the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) analyses the effects of the implementation of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in terms of export diversification in the Tripartite region and its regional blocks (EAC/COMESA/SADC).


Ethiopia and Kenya to introduce a Simplified Trade Regime (STR) at the Moyale border

The Government of Ethiopia is set to introduce a Simplified Trade Regime (STR) to allow its small scale traders to legally trade with Kenya through the Moyale border. The STR is a scheme that allows informal traders to benefit from a simplification of formalities at the border with exoneration from payment of customs duties and taxes referred to transactions under a threshold value which in the COMESA region is currently of USD 2,000 per consignment.


Northern Corridor unlocks a series of projects to improve intra-regional trade

The Northern Corridor Secretariat has allocated a $4.4 million budget for the 2021/2022 financial year to implement and complete a series of projects deemed essential for reducing inefficiencies and achieving the full potential for the corridor to promote intra-regional trade and integration.


More Articles...

Page 3 of 84


View Danilo Desiderio's profile on LinkedIn


Copyright © 2011

Desiderio Consultants Ltd., Mandera Road, Kileleshwa, Nairobi (KENYA)