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AfCFTA Secretariat, partners to mark Africa Integration Day with ‘Boma’

Joy Online 06 Jul 2022
About the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The AfCFTA is the world’s largest free trade area since the formulation of the World Trade Organisation, measured by the number of countries ... and services, having the potential to boost intra-African trade by 52.3 percent.
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Afriximbank commended for trade financing in Africa

B & FT Online 06 Jul 2022
According to the state institutions, the bank’s liquidity support for trade and project-related finance activities across the continent is pivotal for boosting industrialization under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ... as a major constraint to intra-African trade.
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Advancing integrated development

China.dot.org 06 Jul 2022
The construction of an integrated high-speed railway network and the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) are the flagship projects of the first 10-year plan of the Agenda 2063.
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AfCFTA could help lift up to 50m Africans from extreme poverty

B & FT Online 06 Jul 2022
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has the potential to bring significant economic and social gains for the region, leading to higher incomes, lower poverty, and faster economic growth, according to a done in partnership with the AfCFTA Secretariat.
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COVID-19 poses risk to smooth operation of AfCFTA – AU

Business Day Online 06 Jul 2022
... risk to the smooth operation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
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Ghana: Take Advantage of AfCFTA to Build Partnerships - Businesses Urged

All Africa 06 Jul 2022
... in other African countries to grow the African economy.
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Feature: Young Chinese speaking fluent Kiswahili promotes China-Tanzania friendship

China.dot.org 06 Jul 2022
Kiswahili is, therefore, an indispensable tool in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and in facilitating regional integration, particularly in the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, according to the statement.
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British American Tobacco offers a strong hedge for a resilient portfolio

Moneyweb 06 Jul 2022
PwC gives a forecast of the economic outlook for the rest of 2022 and a look at how the African Free Trade Area could mitigate losses due to Covid-19 ... .
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Royal Crown Packaging Limited undertakes 4th edition of annual competition for university students

Joy Online 06 Jul 2022
Ashesi University – The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement offers an opportunity for Ghanaian products to be sold across the continent, but poor packaging can be a barrier ... Kasapreko products to achieve export competitiveness on the African market.
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Ecobank supports Boma Event on Africa Africa Integration Day and AfCFTA Hub Initiative

Joy Online 05 Jul 2022
The Africa Integration Day concept was instituted by the AU Heads of State to herald a new phase of pan-Africanism defined by concerted efforts at creating a Single Continental Market through undertakings such as the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ... trading alliance.
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Creative Arts is one of the ways we can promote AfCFTA—Okraku Mantey

Ghana News Agency 05 Jul 2022
“To talk about the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), before we even got to the stage of accepting the policy, we have signed a treaty or pact called the African Continental Free Trade Area, the creative industry have had this culture over the years ... “Leveraging African ...
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AU says COVID-19 poses most formidable risk to smooth operationalization of AfCFTA

China.dot.org 05 Jul 2022
ADDIS ABABA, July 5 (Xinhua) -- The African Union (AU) on Tuesday said the advent of COVID-19 has posed the most formidable risk to the smooth operationalization of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement ... Trading under the AfCFTA agreement was launched in January 2021.
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Ghana confident of closing balance of payment deficit as NTE increases

Ghana News Agency 05 Jul 2022
She said the Authority would leverage opportunities presented by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to increase export to other African countries, which was currently low, compared to European Union and Asian countries.
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India, Mozambique review bilateral ties, exchange views on global developments

Beijing News 05 Jul 2022
An External Affairs Ministry release said the two sides also exchanged views on global developments and issues of common interest including cooperation in the United Nations, South African Development Cooperation (SADC)and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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ICRC to Gazette $22bn PPP Projects in 2022, Says Acting DG

This Day 05 Jul 2022
He said African ... Mustapha, while commending the ICRC and other sponsors for sustaining the PPP dialogue process over the years, adding that, “We strongly believe that with the initiative of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement the situation will drastically improve.”.

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