Southern African Development Community SADC

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has fifteen Members and it attained its Free Trade Area status in January 2008. All the five members of SACU belong to SADC. One of the main objectives of SADC is to facilitate the free flow of goods among its Member States and to reduce and eliminate non-tariff barriers (NTBs) to trade. The SADC Secretariat is in Gaborone, Botswana. The SADC Protocol on Trade and other activities relating the SADC integration agenda can be found at the following website: –