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 The East African Business Council (EABC) is urging for tax regime harmonization within the East Africa Community (EAC) and improve ease of doing business to lure more investors in the region.

East African countries such as Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania are ranked in the top 7 by “Where to Invest in Africa” 2019 report of the Rand Merchant Bank (RMB).

Speaking on the second day of the Virtual Conference on Trade & Investment Opportunities in East Africa Beyond COVID-19, EABC CEO, Dr. Peter Mutuku Mathuki urged EAC Partner States to continue creating a favorable business environment in the region.

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“Addressing the cost of doing business such as energy and infrastructure issues and ensuring stable human capital development will entice investors to come to East Africa,” he said.

The conference attracted Investment Promotion Authorities, Senior Government Officials, Industry Champions, Development Partners and Investors …