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54 African countries have signed AfCFTA Agreement – Deputy Trade Minister
Ghana’s export sector is said to be making giant strides as the Ghana Export Promotion Authority about two months ago announced a $3.3 billion increase in non-traditional export earnings for 2021.
AfCFTA secretariat commences pilot trading with seven countries
Seven countries, including Rwanda, Cameroun, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius and Tanzania have been selected among countries to start trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) framework in a pilot phase.
Israel eyes Ghana’s local agriculture production
The State of Israel which produces about $1.2 billion worth of agricultural inputs and technology has expressed its readiness to partner with indigenous companies to augment Ghana’s local production.
The ECOWAS Regional Competition Authority (ERCA) to coordinate ECOWAS Member States’ positions on the draft AfCFTA protocol on competition
The purpose of the meeting was to bring together a number of ECOWAS Member States (Gambia, Nigeria, Senegal) and ERCA officials for a brainstorming on the draft AfCFTA Protocol on competition...
AfCFTA: Insecurity, infrastructure deficiency threaten regional trade –WACTAF
Insecurity and infrastructure deficiencies are threats to the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement, says West African food association
Government pledges protection for bilateral investors on AfCFTA
The Government of Ghana has pledged to protect Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) for countries that sign agreement with it for reciprocal foreign direct returns on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Ghana visit ’brings investment deal closer’
Jersey and Ghana are seeking to finalise a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), which "provides additional protections and fair treatment to investors", said Jersey’s government.
Tuna industry to take advantage of Africa Continental Free Trade Area
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.
Ghana and Rwanda sign agreement to deepen bilateral trade relations
Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rwanda to deepen bilateral trade relations between the two countries.
AfCFTA is an attractive venture for American investors – Stephanie Sulivan
The AfCFTA can truly make Ghana a gateway for the African market. US companies already see the opportunity, said US Ambassador to Ghana.
The AfCFTA Investment Protocol: preparations for the negotiations and expectations
The preparations for the negotiations of the Investment Protocol under the AfCFTA agreement (The Agreement) are already underway though still in the early stages.
ARSO, AfCFTA Secretariat sign MoU to drive ambitious free trade agreement
The African Organisation for Standardisation and the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the AfCFTA agreement.
Japan’s trade organisation opens office in Accra
The Ministry of Trade and Industry is working with the Japanese External Trade Organisation (JETRO) to attract more Japanese investments into the country.
India committed to partner Ghana for development
Mr Sugandh Rajaram, the Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, has reiterated the Government of India’s commitment in partnering Ghana for development.
TUC schools trade union leaders on AfCFTA
The Trades Union Congress, Ghana, in partnership with the International Trade Union Africa has organized a capacity building training on the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement for Trade Union Leaders in the country.
AfCFTA/China sign MoU on establishing Expert Group on Economic Cooperation
The AfCFTA Secretariat and the Ministry of Commerce of China agreed to establish an Expert Group to collaborate in areas such as experience-sharing on intellectual property rights, digital trade, competition policy, and others.
AfCFTA Secretariat signs landmark agreement with UK Government
The African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Kingdom Government to formalise shared commitment to the success of the agreement.
EAC Secretary General urges AfCFTA Secretariat to adapt a private sector-led and people-centered approach to boost intra-African trade
The East African Community Secretary General urged the AfCFTA Secretariat to adapt an integration approach that is people-centred, market-driven and private sector-led, to ensure African citizens benefit from the continental agreement.
The UK has committed to making Africa’s landmark trade agreement successful
James Duddridge, the UK’s minister for Africa, signed a memorandum of understanding with Wamkele Mene, the secretary-general of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) secretariat.
Ministry of Trade justifies agreement that gives EU 80 percent access to Ghanaian market
The Ministry of Trade and Industry says it will not allow Ghana to become a dumping ground for goods from the UK following the Ghana-UK.