East Africa and Economic Federation: the East African Common Market

  • R. M. A. van Zwanenberg
  • Anne King


Why have so many people considered it desirable to federate the countries of East Africa? The idea of creating a larger economic and political unit from the existing separate sovereign countries of East Africa has a history of almost one hundred years. Let us first examine the financial reasons which make the larger political and economic units desirable before we turn to the history of the East African federation itself.


Economic Integration Economic History Custom Union Common Market Free Trade Area 
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© R. M. A. van Zwanenberg with Anne King 1975

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  • R. M. A. van Zwanenberg
  • Anne King

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