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African countries need investment in export-related industries to achieve objectives of AfCFTA

Business Day Online 19 Jan 2022
Optimism is very high among African governments that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will promote the export of goods and services as well as contribute to the growth and development of their economies ... Infrastructural development is a prerequisite for industrialisation and free flow of trade.
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AfCFTA Implementation: AGI calls for speedy formulation of national strategy

Ghana News Agency 19 Jan 2022
The strategy, which is being prepared by the Ministry, will guide the export of Ghanaian products to other countries under the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement ... to take full advantage of the opportunities of the intra free African trade.
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BusinessDay launches data and analytics unit

Business Day Online 19 Jan 2022
Nigerian companies that are increasingly facing competition especially with the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) are not resting on their oars ... It also has ambitious future plans of covering the entire African continent.
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Mali Textile Artisans Bemoan Loss of AGOA Trade With US

Voa News 19 Jan 2022
trade program that allows African countries to export many items ...
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Transforming manufacturing sub-sector’s performance and contribution to GDP

B & FT Online 19 Jan 2022
Ghana must take advantage of implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement; and potential utilisation of common currencies such as the Eco in the West African Sub-Region; and Afro on continent-wide basis to increase her manufacturing potential and ...
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Business Word for the Day - AfCFTA

Ghana Web 18 Jan 2022
African Continental Free Trade Area abbreviated as (AfCFTA) is a flagship project of Agenda 2063 of the African UnionAfrica’s own development vision which aims at accelerating intra-African trade and boosting Africa’s trading position in the global market by strengthening Africa’s common voice and policy space in global trade negotiations.
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Afreximbank assures SMEs of support, launches IATF 2023

Ghana Web 18 Jan 2022
Meanwhile, as debates around border closures and their possible impact on the success of the free trade area continue to rage on, Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, Wamkele Mene, gave assurance that stakeholders are working assiduously to address the matter.
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Implement strategies to sustain increased consumer preference for digital payments – Bawumia

Business Ghana 18 Jan 2022
... Settlement System (PAPSS) as well as an increase in intra-African trade ... Bawumia also called for strict enforcement of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, and the regulatory framework for financial services to alleviate some of the challenges of regulatory divergence.
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One year after AfCFTA: Stakeholder engagement key to success of agreement – GUTA

Business Ghana 18 Jan 2022
A year into the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA), the Ghana Union of Traders Associations (GUTA) wants more stakeholder engagement to ensure success ... On the first of January 2021, the much-anticipated African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement commenced trading, with its headquarters in Accra.
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African currencies to benefit from launch of PAPSS – CEO

Business Ghana 18 Jan 2022
The launch of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS), will help boost the various currencies in Africa ... trade ... The Chief of Staff of the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat, Silver Ojakol, said the PAPSS was to facilitate trade on the continent.
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Michael Oquaye Jnr wins Enterprising CEO the year

B & FT Online 18 Jan 2022
Ghana is on the verge of becoming the centre of the African trade-boost, and we need you all to join us in making this a reality. We at the Ghana Free Zones Authority are ... Additionally, the Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) under the leadership of Mr.
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Ghana Free Zones Authority grab two honours at 2021 CGA

Ghana Web 18 Jan 2022
Ambassador Michael Aaron Oquaye Jnr upon receiving his award intimated, “Ghana is on the verge of becoming the centre of the African trade boost and we need you all to join us to make this a reality ... Additionally, the Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) under the leadership of ...
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AGI Executive Council Members sworn into office

Ghana Web 18 Jan 2022
“It is our opinion that if we are to compete in the African Continental Free Trade (AcFTA) area, we must re-look at our cost of power,” he said. The Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen congratulated the new executives and urged them to work with the government for the development of the country.
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Engage industry players for steady development - AGI urges government

Ghana Web 18 Jan 2022
"It is our opinion that if we are to compete in the African Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA) market area, we must re-look at our cost of power," he added ... capacity, create synergy and establish markets for wealth creation to develop the country and the African Continent at large.
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Govt Hands Over AfCFTA Ratification Instruments

All Africa 18 Jan 2022
TANZANIA has officially submitted the instruments of its ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement to the Afri- can Union Commission (AUC) ....
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