Please Note:  Included in these training modules are tables which contains trade data and tariff information on a sample of countries.  This trade data and tariff information is intended for educational purposes only.  As such, both the trade data and tariff information does not reflect or state the official position of countries mentioned in the material and in no instance replaces or substitutes any of the official texts being reviewed in any free trade negotiations involving these countries.

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Trade Negotiation Capacity Building - Training Modules

Early Closure of TMSA Programme: The Secretary of State of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has decided to terminate its financial contribution to TradeMark Southern Africa (TMSA), as announced on 4 December 2013. As DFID is the sole financier of the TMSA programme of support to the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite, TMSA will officially be closed from 17 March 2014 instead of 31 October 2014. For more information about the TMSA closure, and for a summary of some of the more notable successes of the Tripartite achieved with TMSA support, please click here