|Capital||(*) See Notes at bottom of the table|
|3||Congo Democratic Republic||Kinshasa|
|Abbreviation : COMESA
Title : Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
Aim : recognizing, promoting and protecting fundamental human rights, commitment to the principles of liberty and rule of law, maintaining peace and stability through the promotion and strengthening of good neighborliness, commitment to peaceful settlement of disputes among member states.
Established in : treaty signed 5 November 1993; treaty ratified 8 December 1994
Notes : formerly known as Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern Africa (PTA)