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Expert says continent-wide FTA could help Africa mitigate economic impacts of COVID-19

Malaysian National News Agency 27 Feb 2021
ADDIS ABABA, Feb 26 -- The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement can help African economies better withstand the negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, an expert has said ... The pandemic has resulted in a sharp drop in trade and investment in African ...
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Ghana, Spain to deepen ties

Graphic 27 Feb 2021
Areas of focus include trade, illegal migration, security, agriculture and how to stem the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ... Trade ... She said the creation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) with its headquarters in Accra, had created an avenue for investment and trade to thrive. “Africa is now the biggest free trade area.
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Govt mobilises GH¢2.3bn for 1D1F - Alan Kyerematen

Graphic 27 Feb 2021
On the question of what he would do as a minister to increase the competitiveness of Ghanaian entrepreneurs to match with counterparts in Nigeria and others from the sub-region that were breaking into the Ghanaian market, the nominee said Ghana had been ahead of the coming into force of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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AfCFTA requires right strategies — Ernest Sampong

Graphic 27 Feb 2021
The Chief Executive of Ernest Chemists, Mr Ernest Bediako Sampong, has said the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will create more employment opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry ... A Technical Advisor at the Ministry of Trade and ...
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US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea Base docks in Cape Town

Independent online (SA) 26 Feb 2021
The visit builds on US maritime partnerships with African nations and improves maritime safety and security in the region ... Stevens said the US was eager to partner with South Africa and like-minded partners in the African region and to ensure that the region could be free from piracy, illegal fishing, terrorism and transactional threats.
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Interview: Expert says continent-wide FTA could help Africa mitigate economic impacts of COVID-19

People Daily 26 Feb 2021
26 (Xinhua) -- The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement can help African economies better withstand the negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, an expert has said ... The pandemic has resulted in a sharp drop in trade and investment in African economies, ...
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Ghana remains better option for investors– MoTI

Graphic 26 Feb 2021
Ghana remains the best option for investors looking to explore opportunities presented by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) which took off on January 1, this year, a Technical Advisor at the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI), Mr Anthony Nyame-Baafi, has said.
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Ghana safest destination for opportunities under AfCFTA

Ghana Business News 26 Feb 2021
Ghana remains the safest destination for investors seeking to explore opportunities under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), Mr Anthony Nyame-Baafi, a Technical Advisor at the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI) has said. Speaking at the Intra-African Trade ...
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AfCFTA: The manufacturing sector is Ghana’s strength

Ghana Business News 26 Feb 2021
Mr Gerald Nyarko-Mensah, a Consultant on Export Trade, says the manufacturing sector offers Ghana the best hope in the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) ... clusters for boosting intra-African trade to help Ghanaian businesses to fully participate in the Agreement.
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Kasapreko, Ghandour begin export under AfCFTA

Graphic 26 Feb 2021
Two Ghanaian companies have secured licences to export their products to any member country of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) ... To trade under the initiative, Dr Arthur explained, a company needed a certificate of origin issued by a competent authority, such as the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).
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‘Our investments create jobs, drive inclusive growth in Nigeria’

Business Day Online 26 Feb 2021
With the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) commencing, what role will your institution and the UK government play to enhance trade on the continent?. The launch of the AfCFTA on January 1, 2021 is a significant and much-needed milestone to boost intra-African trade, which remains comparatively low.
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COVID-19 pandemic, racist attacks, Africa! (3)

Graphic 25 Feb 2021
Following the adoption of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement(ACFTA), it would be advisable to expedite action on African trade agreements with other free trade areas or partners, to ensure the continent derives maximum benefit and collective strength from them ... To conclude, Africa and Africans should ask the ultimate questions.
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Nation takes steps to maximise AfCFTA gains

Graphic 25 Feb 2021
Ghana has put in place an institutional framework to help maximise gains from the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) which took off on January 1, this year ... of 10.2 per cent since 2015, its share of intra-African trade (imports and exports) is about four per cent.
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