AfCFTA Secretariat to address dumping of substandard goods concerns of member states

November 18, 2020 The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat has hinted of plans to address concerns of standardization of goods and services by some member countries. The Secretariat says...

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Trade bounces back marginally in 3rd qtr of 2020 but remains negative except for China-UNCTAD

October 27, 2020 UNCTAD forecasts a 7% to 9% year-on-year drop in the value of global trade for 2020, despite signs of a rebound in the third quarter. In its quarterly Global Trade Update, the UN trade...

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For stronger EU-Africa trade ties, all support must be AfCFTA oriented – report

September 28, 2020 For Africa and the European Union (EU) to achieve the much-talked about mutually beneficial trade cooperation, as well as economic integration among countries, all EU trade-related support...

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AfDB joins WTO and other MDBs to support trade finance amid COVID-19 crisis

July 7, 2020 Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, multilateral development banks have stepped up their trade finance programs to support essential imports and key exports. The African...

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Trade Minister inaugurates seven working group to prepare country for AfCFTA

February 18, 2020 The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Alan Kyerematen, has inaugurated seven Technical Working Groups (TWGs) to spearhead the development of the country’s national programmes of...

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ECOWAS citizens to enjoy no roaming tariffs beginning January 2020

October 15, 2019 The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) citizens travelling within the sub-region will from January 2020 enjoy no roaming charges following the implementation of the ECOWAS...

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Shippers demand robust transport logistics for export trade

September 16, 2019 Shipping and logistics service providers as well as businesses along the exports value chain have identified the need for robust, efficient and cost-effective transport logistics...

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Free Trade Area agreement to boost trade volumes — Annoh-Dompreh

June 6, 2019 The Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament, Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, has stated that the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement by 23...

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Add value to products for more revenue — Mr. Ahomka-Lindsay

May 9, 2019 The 50th anniversary of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) was last Tuesday launched in Accra with a call on the authority to add value to goods and products exported to the...

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ACFTA must not be business as usual – President Kagame charges as he opens Africa CEO Forum

March 27, 2019 President of Rwanda Paul Kagame has urged the private sector and governments of the continent not to treat the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA) as business as usual, as it holds...

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