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Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

COMESA Business Council Holds Trainings for 80 Food Suppliers in Zambia

[COMESA] The COMESA Business Council's (CBC) Local Sourcing for Partnerships (LSP) project supported by the Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF), USAID and the Private sector will hold the first training of its kind in Zambia for 80 food suppli...

Diversify, Chikwanda Tells Comesa Member States

[Times of Zambia] France Minister Alexander Chikwanda says the key to addressing fiscal challenges being faced by COMESA member states is hinges on economic diversification, poverty alleviation and macro-economic stability.

Comesa Calls On Italy to Invest in Zambia

[Times of Zambia] THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has called on Italy to invest in Zambia and the COMESA region to boost the economy.

Comesa Salutes Govt

[Times of Zambia] THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has commended the Zambian Government for allocating land for the construction of a new ultra-modern COMESA head office in Lusaka.

Comesa Introduces New Rules On Mergers

[The Herald] Livingstone -The COMESA Competition Commission has introduced new thresholds on mergers in the region, which stipulate that all companies with a combined turnover of $50 million that intend to merge and whose merger will have a regional ef...

COMESA to Train SMEs in Business Planning

[Times of Zambia]THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) will train Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) business owners and managers in business planning and marketing strategies countrywide.

Govt, COMESA Act to Boost AGOA Exports

[Times of Zambia]THE Government in collaboration with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has put in place a committee which will look at ways and means of increasing exports to the Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) market in ...

COMESA Indaba Ends

[Times of Zambia]Kinshasa -THE 17th Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) summit for Heads of State and Government closed here yesterday with a call for member states to improve the living standards of the people in the regional bloc.

Comesa Trade Needs Strong Laws

[Times of Zambia]VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott's view that there is need for a strong legal framework that will promote free and fair trade in the COMESA region is a good observation that must be supported by all members of the regional economic grouping.

Seed Trade Rules Menace to Small-Scale Farmers

[Times of Zambia]COMMUNITY Technology Development Trust (CTDT), a local civil society organisation says domestication of the draft COMESA Seed Trade Harmonisation regulations will hinder small-scale farmers from participating in the seed business.

Experts Support Uganda’s Decision to Join Comesa FTA

[Independent]Economic experts have supported the recent decision taken by the government of Uganda to join the COMESA FTA, saying it would increase the volume of Ugandan exports to the COMESA FTA and promote the country's economic growth.

Call for COMESA to Foster Economic Growth

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has asked the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) member States to enhance their statistical development policy to foster common economic and regional growth.

COMESA Rolls Out U.S.$100,000 Cluster Programmes

[Times of Zambia]THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) division has embarked on a cluster programme for SMEs at a total cost of US$100,000.

FRA Maize Sales Hit U.S.$69 Million

[Times of Zambia]

THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has sold 444,641 tonnes of maize valued at US$69million of which 226,229 tonnes were exports to the SADC and COMESA regions.