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  • WM3: 275RWF 30
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  • BS2: 430FRW 10
  • BS3: 425FRW 30
  • BS4: 420FRW 20
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East Africa Exchange (EAX) is a commodity exchange


Agriculture commodities stored in EAX wharehouses

EAX trading operations aims primarily to transform agriculture in East Africa region by creating more bargaining power for smallholders farmes, including access to price information, storage facilities and bank financing based on electronic warehouse receipt system. The fundamental focus is to increase Africas global trade competitiveness by building economies of scale. This will foster Africa's capital markets in agriculture commodities and promote liquidity in the market.

EAX carefully selected commodity products that can be stored for longer period of time (at least 9 months of storage in order to improve their selling strategies. 

Agricultural commodities traded at EAX are also among primary crops for national strategic grain reserves in members contries of East Africa Community (EAC) region. The contribute in food security and poverty reduction.

These products are:

  • Maize
  • Beans
  • Soya
  • Wheat
  • Sorghum
  • Paddy Rice

EAX also plans to expand it's product portfolio to Coffee, Tea, Minerals and Energy in the future


Maize was introduced in the region of East African Community (EAC) around 60 years ago and has been identified as a priority stable crop by gover...
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Beans products represent the second most important source of calories after maize. Over 200 million people in sub-Saharan Africa depend on the cr...
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High in protein and used as a vegetarian and lactose alternative for many foods, soya has transcended its Asian origins to become the most widely c...
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Wheat was cultivated since pre-historic times in the world. It seems that its center of origin is South Western Asia. Wheat is also used for manu...
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Sorghum is a staple food crop for many low-income households in East Africa community. It is typically grown by small-scale, resource-poor farmer...
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Paddy Rice

Rice is a staple food in many countries of Africa and constitutes a major part of the diet in many others. Africa produces an average of 14.6 mil...
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