Tag Archives: African Free Trade Area

Africa Set To Become A Massive Free Trade Area – Commentary

From left to right: African Union Chairperson and President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, and African Union Commission Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat, at the launch of AfCFTA in Kigali in March 2018. Photo credit: Office of President Paul Kagame.

Africa Set To Become A Massive Free Trade Area

UNITED NATIONS, New York November 23, 2018 (IPS) — Following the unveiling of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement in Kigali, Rwanda, in March 2018, Africa is about to become the world’s largest free trade area: 55 countries merging into a single market of 1.2 billion people, with a combined GDP of $2.5 trillion.         Continue reading

%d bloggers like this: