This Strategy is structured into five Chapters. The first chapter covers the background to the Customs Union, the vision, mission and the implementation of the SCT. Chapter two reviews the implementation of the first EAC Customs Strategy while chapter three provides Situational analysis highlighting political, economic. Social-cultural and security trends impacting on the Customs Union operating environment. Chapter four outlines the Strategic objectives and intervention for the next five years. Chapters five and six focuses on the monitoring and Evaluation and the financial implications of the Strategy respectively.