The East African Business Council (EABC)
The East African Business Council (EABC) is the apex advocacy body of Private sector associations and Corporates from the 6 East African Community (EAC) Partner State (Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and South Sudan). Established in 1997, EABC strives for excellence and is the most renowned regional platform for businesses to present barriers and jointly chart out solutions to drive economic growth, ease and reduce the cost of doing business in the EAC.
EABC has Observer Status at the East African Community (EAC) level. This offers an authentic avenue to prioritize, present, and articulate the private sector agenda to the EAC Council of Ministers and the Summit of the Heads of State to inform policy decisions towards facilitating trade and investments for increased prosperity in the EAC.
EABC is accredited as the champion and Voice of the Private Sector in the EAC Consultative Dialogue Framework (approved by the EAC Council of Ministers, 2012) and organizes CEOs Forum with the EAC Secretary-General for speedy resolution of trade to barriers.
Vision: Borderless East Africa for business and investment
Mission: To promote sustainable Private Sector-driven growth
- Good governance
- Respect for the rule of law
- Equal opportunities
- Diverse workforce
- Financial probity