The African Continental Free Trade Area agreement could have negative impacts on South Africa’s trade, labour force and micro, small and medium enterprises, according to a draft document prepared for discussion at the ANC’s upcoming policy conferences.
ZIMBABWE is finalising its tariff offer under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and hopes to reap huge trade benefits under the agreement.
Mr. Mene said, concluding the outstanding negotiations and protocols -phases I and II in full, would create robust implementation of the Agreement. while significant progress had been made with agreement of 87.7 per cent of tariff lines.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is the world’s newest and most ambitious trade bloc, after the World Trade Organisation, its biggest, covering 1.2bn consumers in 55 countries that together generate annual GDP in excess of $3 trillion.
UK launches programme of up to £35m to support negotiations and implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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The Ghana Tuna Association has set-out modalities to take advantage of opportunities being offered through the Africa Continental Free Trade Area to expand its production and market for Tuna consumption in Africa.
The Africa Report
I do not share the view that the AfCFTA is the solution to Africa’s low level of intra-Africa trade. Neither do I believe that it will trigger the great transformation of Africa’s economies that its advocates assert it will.
Africa needs a more equal trade relationship with Europe where African countries are treated as partners, not serfs, argues Uganda’s presidential advisor on exports.
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Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rwanda to deepen bilateral trade relations between the two countries.
Grand UK investments in Africa’s green energy transition are more focussed on boosting British exports in an ’unsustainable’ trade relationship,’ development experts say.