Trade Ministers reaffirm commitment to AfCFTA

October 12, 2021 The Council of Ministers of Trade in Africa has reaffirmed its readiness to commence trade under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). In line with that, the council has adopted...

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Benefits under AfCFTA meaningless without local incentives

September 28, 2021 as AfCFTA hints of zero tariff for cocoa products to continental market It is crucial for the government to provide the required incentives to allow local and small processors to enable...

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Ministry of Trade justifies agreement that gives EU 80% access to Ghanaian market

September 3, 2021 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: Tariff liberalization interim trade agreement which...

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AWTN, AfCFTA Secretariat sign partnership to boost intra-regional trade and investment

September 1, 2021 The Africa World Trade Network (AWTN) has partnered the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to accelerate intra-regional trade and investment through...

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Enabling environment needed for businesses to thrive under AfCFTA – Osafo-Maafo

August 18, 2021 The Senior Advisor to the President, Yaw Osafo-Maafo is urging the government to create an enabling environment for businesses to thrive under the African Continental Free trade Area...

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AfCFTA Secretariat, African shippers’ councils sign MoU

July 13, 2021 The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Union of African Shippers’ Councils (UASC) to help boost intra-African...

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AfCFTA considers $40b fund for tariff-reducing countries

July 1, 2021 The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, is working towards establishing an adjustment fund to serve as a cushion for countries that will reduce their tariffs to...

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AfCFTA lays foundation for establishment of a Continental Common Market

July 1, 2021 The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has laid a foundation for the establishment, in future, of a Continental Common Market. Wamkele Mene, the General Secretary of the AfCFTA...

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AfCFTA Secretariat to remove transit challenges

March 10, 2021 The Secretariat of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is to establish a robust system that can help address challenges impacting growth of the transit business in Africa. To be...

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President Akufo-Addo endorses African payment system

March 2, 2021 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has welcomed the decision of the African Export-Import Bank (Afrexim Bank) to pilot the Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) in the West...

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