AfCFTA members conclude negotiations on rules of origin to enhance free trade

February 2, 2022 Member states of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) have concluded their negotiations on the rules of origin, a move expected to further reduce tariffs on original goods...

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Strict enforcement of AfCFTA regulatory framework will ensure smooth implementation of PAPSS – Bawumia

January 18, 2022 Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has called for strict enforcement of the regulatory framework of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, for financial services to ensure the...

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South African president calls for increased trade with Ghana

December 8, 2021 The Presidents of Ghana and South Africa have called for increased trade between the two countries as the first year of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area...

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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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AfCFTA game changer for Africa’s transformation — Dr Bawumia

September 22, 2021 The First Coordination Meeting of the Heads of Regional Economic Communities (RECs) on the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) opened in Accra yesterday to...

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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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Piloting of Pan African Payment and Settlement System to end in December

August 23, 2021 The pilot of the Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) will be completed by December 2021. This is according to the Executive Vice President of the Afreximbank, Denys Denya....

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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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Maiden AfCFTA-Angola Business forum held in Accra

August 5, 2021 The maiden African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) – Angola Business Investment Forum, has been organised in Accra to boost bilateral businesses. The event forms part of activities...

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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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