Product market integration Factor market integration Tax harmonisation and elimination of tax competition
. Removal of all capital controls Deeper capital market integration Liberalisation of cross-border market entry policies
Labour market pooling
Economic integration and labor market institutions EAC fails on labour mobility criterion A substitute to labor mobility is labour market flexibility Flexible labor markets in EAC region No restrictions on hiring and firing of EAC citizens in each of the member states No restrictions on hours worked Harmonized minimum wages Uniform access to unemplyoment benefits and social protection
Has the force of Law in member states so that community law can be fully and uniformly applicable throughout the EAC. Community law has the final; e.g. the highest Ugandan court can be overruled on a matters pertaining to EAC-intra imports Necessary so community law cannot be altered by national, regional or local laws in any member states.
Reforms beyond trade and investment policies Enhncement of domestic competition Foster labour market flexibility Improve trade facilitation mechanisms Improve investment to attract FDI INVESTMENT CLIMATE, INFRASTRUCTURE, HUMAN CAPITAL