USTR - Press Release,417/10en-usThe United States and East African Community Announce Progress under Trade and Investment Partnership10/19/2012Nairobi, Kenya – The United States Government, represented by the United States Trade Representative, and the East African Community (EAC) today issued the following statement outlining further progress under the U.S.-EAC Trade and Investment Partnership: States Holds Trade and Investment Talks with the East African CommunityKampala, Uganda - United States and East African trade and development officials met today in Kampala, Uganda to discuss implementation of the United States-East African Community (EAC) Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA). The TIFA provides a forum for advancing cooperation on trade and investment issues between the United States and the five EAC member states - Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.