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Accelerating regional integration for Eastern and Southern Africa

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To spur growth, COMESA's current strategy is economic prosperity through regional integration'. With its 19 member states, a population of over 389 million and annual import bill of around US$32 billion with an export bill of US$82 billion, COMESA forms a major market place for both internal and external trading. Its area is impressive on the map of the African Continent covering a geographical area of 12 Million (sq km).

COMESA offers its members and partners a wide range of benefits which include:

  • A wider, harmonised and more competitive market
  • Greater industrial productivity and competitiveness
  • Increased agricultural production and food security
  • A more rational exploitation of natural resources
  • More harmonised monetary, banking and financial policies and
  • More reliable transport and communications infrastructure

To assist in the achievement of trade promotion within the Eastern and Southern Africa region, COMESA has established the following programmes:-

  • Trade policy
  • Trade Facilitation
  • Multilateral Transport
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Energy
  • Private Sector Development
  • Investment Promotion and
  • Gender Mainstreaming.

CONTACT US

COMESA Secretariat
COMESA Centre
Ben Bella Road
P. O. Box 30051

Lusaka - ZAMBIA
Tel:
+260 211 229725/32
Fax:
+260 211 225107
Email:
webmaster@comesa.int
Website:
www.comesa.int

COMESA INSTITUTIONS

African Trade Insurance Agency
COMESA Clearing House
COMESA Court of Justice
FEMCOM
Leather and Leather Products Institute
PTA Bank
PTA Re-Insurance Company
Regional Investment Agency