Imani developed a strategy for the elimination of Non-Tariff Barriers in Burundi and those NTB effecting Burundi in the East African Community and a budgeted action plan for its implementation for three years. The strategy will meet the expectations of Government, industry, importers, exporters, consumers and various development partners in the elimination of Non-Tariff Barriers. This strategy mainly highlighted the following aspects:

–  The Impact of internal Non-Tariff Barriers in Burundi on selling prices;
–  The Impact of external Non-Tariff Barriers in Burundi on  trade;
–  The private sector involvement in the elimination of Non-Tariff Barriers;
–  The interventions of state services in the process of the elimination Non-Tariff Barriers in Burundi and in the EAC;
–  The effective communication plan of the Committee on the Elimination of Non-Tariff Barriers in both Burundi and the rest of the EAC countries