Tag: free trade

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

Asthon: Morocco is key EU partner

June 7, 2013

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, Catherine Ashton has described Morocco as "a key partner of the European Union" and hailed ... Read More

Libya and Egypt eye Free Trade Zone

May 17, 2013

Shortly after Prime Minister Ali Zeidan’s return from an overnight visit to Egypt, a source close to his cabinet have revealed that the visit was ... Read More

A ‘Home-Made’ Model for the Economic Integration in the MENA Region

December 29, 2012

After decades of elusive quest for a common Arab economic space and EU-promoted trials with the fluky Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Agreement (EU-MFTA), the economies of ... Read More

Morocco, U.S. Businessmen Meet in Washington to Boost Partnership

December 3, 2012

Representatives from both Moroccan and U.S. business communities will meet Dec.4 in Washington D.C. to discuss ways to increase bilateral trade and enhance business development ... Read More

Re-branding the EU-South Mediterranean Relations: What Comprehensive FTAs?

November 8, 2012

In February 2012, the European Parliament approved proposals to reduce restrictions on agricultural and fisheries exports from Morocco into the EU, and to allow Morocco ... Read More