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AfCFTA Trade in Services Regulatory Audit Reports launched

The AfCFTA Secretariat, in partnership with the World Bank, has carried out Regulatory Audits on Trade in Services for all African countries. The launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area Trade in Services Regulatory Audit Reports…
ECA

Momentum builds for free movement under AfCFTA

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Trade experts, business executives, and advocates of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) from across the continent have expressed concerns about the slow progress on the ratification of the Protocol on the movement of people. The…
The New Times

Local startups seek funding to tap into AfCFTA

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There is a need for funding and enhanced access to finance for young entrepreneurs with startups so as to increase both production and quality as a way of tapping into the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA). Local…
ECA

SMEs key for Sudan's ability to harness the AfCFTA

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The Economic Commission for Africa office for North Africa and the Sudanese ministry of Trade launched on 18 December in Khartoum a four day, joint workshop on Export Promotion and Access to Finance for the benefit of 50 Sudanese SME owners,…

SMEs key for Sudan's ability to harness the AfCFTA

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The Economic Commission for Africa office for North Africa and the Sudanese ministry of Trade launched on 18 December in Khartoum a four-day, joint workshop on Export Promotion and Access to Finance for the benefit of 50 Sudanese SME owners,…

With the Right Policies, the AfCFTA Can Drive Africa’s Industrialization

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will spur Africa’s industrialization and deepen regional integration provided the continent institutes supportive policy reforms and foster trade, experts predict. The AfCFTA which entered…
The New Times

In Niamey, African leaders Vow on Industrialization, Trade

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  African leaders meeting in Niger's capital Niamey have called for a doubling of efforts to promote industrialization in Africa. The leaders including Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari, Rwanda's Paul Kagame and Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa…
UNECA

Interlinking Intra-African Trade, Industrialization and Infrastructure Development where the guns are silent

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Africa’s governance, peace and security landscape has continued to present a very mixed picture, with progress in some countries and regions, stagnation in others and retrogression in yet others, with grave implications for the African Continental…

Egypt to participate in launching AfCFTA Guided Trade Initiative in Ghana

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Egypt will participate with the largest shipment of products to Ghana within the framework of the initiative, according to a press statement. The 10th African Trade Ministerial Meeting of the AFCFTA will be hosted for two days in the…
The New Times

Rwanda begins trade under AfCFTA

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Rwanda exported its first consignment of goods under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement to Ghana on Friday September 30. The first consignment of coffee from Igire Coffee Limited was flown to Accra by the national…