According to the Secretary-General of the AfCFTA Secretariat, H.E. Wamkele Mene, “the Private Sector is the core pillar for achieving the AfCFTA goals, because the Private Sector creates jobs, fosters innovation and enables fair competition for business in the continent.” He highlighted that “the PSBoR will be included into the AfCFTA report to the Assembly of Heads of States and Governments of the AU, in February 2024, more so, in the context of the African Union’s 2023 theme of the year of “Acceleration of the AfCFTA Implementation”