Nigeria has commenced negotiations to facilitate the adoption of the Continental Free Trade Area after lagging behind among other trade blocs.
The interest of the private sector will be at the forefront in negotiations of the Continental Free Trade Area Agreement.
This agreement is in furtherance of the commitment made by African leaders in Addis Ababa in 2012 towards the establishment of the CFTA.
This Special Issue presents diverse views on a number of salient topics affecting international arbitration involving the African continent.
Regions Refocus has compiled five “Virtual Teach-ins” of footage from the workshop “Towards an Equitable and Transformative Continental Free Trade Area: A Heterodox and Feminist Approach.”
Here are seven things you need to know about Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area — which could be up and running by the end of 2017.
Djiboutian finance minister says new free trade agreement aims to increase China’s presence in Africa and Red Sea regions
Successful implementation of the CFTA will enable members to realize their potential to expand and accelerate the dynamism of intra-African trade
Dissent was heard at the high-level meeting in Dakar of the EU and the 79-member states of the African, Caribbean and Pacific group.
The EU’s Economic Partnership Agreements with sub-Saharan countries inked a few years ago are not getting off the ground as African governments don’t like their EU-inspired rules on raw materials policies.
In African countries, the expansion of international investment agreements could carry significant risks to policy space and policy tools necessary for industrialization and development.
The Continental Free Trade Area offers African producers and investors an unique opportunity to benefit from this important market.
26 African countries signed the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) agreement. However, only three of Africa’s eight regional economic communities are participating in the TFTA.
So far, the NDA government has been a mute spectator to the US pharma strategy of forcing Indian generics manufacturers to produce only what is required for Indian consumers and abandon the export of cheap drugs to Africa
The European Commission (EC) presented its new trade and investment strategy entitled “Trade for all: towards a more responsible trade and investment policy".
The continent of Africa is being unified economically and politically under an EU-style continental regime beyond the reach of citizens. And the entire integration agenda is, in fact, being supported by powers that do not have the interests of Africans in mind.
L’ouverture du marché américain qu’a permis la loi AGOA est une ouverture en trompe-l’œil. Les produits pétroliers et le textile ont été privilégiés, mais ceux-ci ne constituent pas l’essentiel du potentiel de l’ensemble des pays africains.
L’Union sait que le temps est son meilleur allié pour imposer à l’Afrique centrale son APE bilatéral avec le Cameroun comme base des négociations.
Swaziland will eliminate in any way possible barriers to the ratification and approval of the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA).
Leaders from Southern Africa meet for their annual summit this month in Botswana, united by a common objective to improve the socio-economic situation in the region.