West African nations call for firms to be able to offset carbon

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FILE PHOTO: A general view shows Tata Steel Port Talbot steel production plant, ahead of its planned transition from blast furnace to electric arc furnaces, at Port Talbot, Wales, Britain, March 11, 2024. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON,…

Economic reforms needed for growth, job creation – President Ramaphosa (SAnews)

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his weekly newsletter to call for a continuation of economic reforms in order to stimulate economic growth and job creation, and to attract investment. “Regardless of the form or composition of the incoming…

Leveraging the AfCFTA Guided Trade Initiative for Inclusive Growth: Insights for Chambers of Commerce

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Leveraging the AfCFTA Guided Trade Initiative for Inclusive Growth: Insights for Chambers of Commerce As the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) progresses into its next phase with the inclusion of 31 countries in the Guided Trade…

31 Nations Set to Initiate Trade Under AfCFTA Agreement in 2024

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BY: SABRINA JARDIM - CREAMER MEDIA ONLINE WRITER Original Source Amid the increasing importance of intra-African trade, 31 countries are expected to start trading under the African Continental FreeTrade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement by the end…

Navigating the Digital Future: The AfCFTA Digital Trade Protocol and Its Impact on Chambers of Commerce

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In a landmark move that promises to redefine the digital landscape of Africa, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has introduced the Digital Trade Protocol. This groundbreaking protocol is set to establish…

Unveiling the Cornerstone of Intra-African Trade: The AfCFTA Rules of Origin

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), an ambitious initiative aimed at creating the world’s largest free trade area by member states, is poised to transform trade across the African continent. With 55…

Financing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa: A Crucial Imperative for Chambers

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Financing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa: A Crucial Imperative for Chambers In the dynamic landscape of African economies, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play a pivotal role as engines of growth, innovation, and employment.…

Potential of Africa’s Pharmaceutical Industry

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Unveiling the Potential of Africa's Pharmaceutical Industry: A Path to Progress for Chambers The pharmaceutical industry in Africa stands at a pivotal juncture, poised for significant growth and transformation. As the continent's healthcare…

Empowering Women in Trade: Celebrating International Women’s Day with AfCFTA

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On International Women's Day, celebrated each year on March 8th, we turn our focus to the transformative power of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in empowering women across the continent. The AfCFTA,…

South Africa’s Special Economic Zones operators and businesses exposed to benefits of AfCFTA

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Source:https://www.sanews.gov.za/south-africa/workshop-aims-provide-overview-afcfta South Africa’s Special Economic Zones operators and businesses are to be exposed to the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)…