Tag: free trade

Tanzania-DRC-Kenya corridors vital to expanding intra-regional trade, contributing to AfCFTA success

February 1, 2024

Trade corridors between Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and between the latter and Kenya have been highlighted as the key links that will ... Read More

Experts cautiously optimistic about increased intra-Africa air connectivity

January 30, 2024

Intra-Africa air connectivity is making headway, a recent 'Charting Trends' report published by the Centre for Aviation (CAPA) has shown, and was also echoed by ... Read More

Africa Collective to showcase continent’s opportunities during its week-long agenda in Davos

January 14, 2024

Africa Collective, an independent, business-driven network dedicated to creating a platform for exchange and action on African topics, will kick off a series of activities ... Read More

AfCFTA to boost remittances by making cross-border transactions cheaper

September 29, 2023

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has potential to increase cross-border remittances by migrants, according to a new report by World Bank, even as ... Read More

Africa calls for change in economic relations with China: from infrastructure to industrialization

August 24, 2023

African countries have called on China, Africa’s largest trading partner for 14 consecutive years, to shift the focus of the economic relationship from building infrastructure ... Read More

African leaders to meet in Addis Ababa to fast-tract implementation of free-trade area

February 17, 2023

African leaders will hold a summit on Saturday and Sunday at the headquarters of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa with the aim of ... Read More

AfCFTA needs seamless movement of people and nexus with industrialization

October 25, 2022

Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) can only be successful if there is seamless movement of people, goods and services and a reinforced nexus with ... Read More

Making the most of AfCFTA: African businesses bullish on the deal’s benefits

October 20, 2022

The African business community has maintained its bullish outlook on the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), as it weathers global instability, ... Read More

D-8 meeting: Nigeria, Egypt and other developing nations seek to deal with currency, energy and food crises

July 28, 2022

More cooperation was needed among developing nations to overcome dwindling foreign currency reserves, a growing energy crisis and supply chain disruptions, according to business leaders ... Read More

Morocco denounces Polisario’s membership in AU free trade area

July 9, 2019

Morocco denounced as an anomaly the membership of the Polisario entity in the African Union’s free trade accord, citing that the self-declared SADR republic lacks ... Read More