A new era for global business and investment in Africa

A new report from the World Economic Forum, AfCFTA Secretariat and Forum partners provides tools and strategies for leveraging the new trade area’s opportunities. Four sectors – the automotive industry, agriculture and agro-processing, pharmaceuticals, and transportation and logistics – were analyzed in the report as they are expected to accelerate...

ATEX, a boost for intra-Africa trade

 African countries should use the innovative Africa Exchange Trade Platform (ATEX) and boost digital trade in critical commodities under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) recommends Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). By the editorial staff ATEX is a digital business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-government (B2G) exchange platform developed by ECA...
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Integration : 8 countries are implementing the AfCFTA

Eight African countries agreed to implement the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at a ceremony last week in Accra. Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Egypt, Mauritius, Cameroon and Tunisia. These countries represent approximately 20% of the continent's population, or 300 million inhabitants. The AfCFTA is one of the continent's projects...
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AfCFTA : Afreximbank Pledges $40 billion to Support Intra-African Trade

Addressing the second African Sub-Sovereign Governments Network (AFSNET) Conference in Abuja, organised by the Afreximbank in collaboration with the secretariat of AfCFTA and the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Afreximbank, Prof Benedict Oramah, pledged the commitment of Afreximbank in the coordinated efforts to...

African Trade Report 2022:” Africa has a bright future”

African trade will have been resilient during the Covid 19 pandemic. This is the conclusion of Afreximbank's Intra-African Trade 2022 report. And it could see a great and strong growth, if we capitalize on the CCI and the AfCFTA, recommends the report.   By the editorial staff Africa’s trade grew significantly...
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