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We cannot afford to fail on the Continental Free Trade Area
Successful implementation of the CFTA will enable members to realize their potential to expand and accelerate the dynamism of intra-African trade
AU prioritises mining, intra-Africa trade
The Continental Free Trade Area offers African producers and investors an unique opportunity to benefit from this important market.
COMESA appreciates Tripartite FTA progress
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Council of Ministers has appreciated the progress made so far in the negotiating process that include finalising the outstanding work in Phase 1 of the Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement (TFTA).
African Union puts India’s free trade pact proposal on hold
New Delhi to explore potential trade pacts with individual countries.
Mooted free-trade area seen boosting intra-African minerals trade flows
Formal negotiations are taking place among the 54 member States of the African Union to create a free-trade zone on the continent by 2017.
Half of Africa joins in a free trade zone
African leaders have established a single free trade area encompassing 26 countries and 625 million people in eastern and southern Africa. And next week, they’ll kick off a process to negotiate an all-Africa trade pact.
Africa to launch Continental Free Trade Agreement negotiations
African countries will launch the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) negotiations at the upcoming African Union Summit scheduled for mid-June this year, it was announced on Thursday.
On a free trade mission in Africa
Treasure Maphanga is one of Africa’s most important women, with arguably the continent’s toughest job on her hands: driving the establishment and implementation of a Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA).