Exploring strategies to deepen private sector participation in the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was the highlight of a panel session during the 2021 WTO Aid-for-Trade Stocktaking meeting. The African Development Bank, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and International Trade Centre (ITC) organized the session held on Wednesday 24 March. […]
The High Commissioner of Zambia to Ghana, H.E Richard Mwanza, has advocated for extensive trade among African countries to help create a single market and deepen economic integration of the continent. This, he noted, is to help achieve the objective of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfcFTA). H.E Mwanza made this call during a […]
Industry experts meeting this week for a virtual discussion focused on resetting, retooling and restarting regional integration in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, underscored the importance of putting small scale traders at the heart of any initiatives. The joint webinar, organized on Tuesday by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Korea Customs Service […]
The ECOWAS Ministers of Trade (ECOMOT) met virtually on the 22nd of October 2020 to discuss recent regional and continental trade developments and make recommendations to the ECOWAS Council of Ministers.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commissioned and handed over the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area to the African Union (AU) Commission, at a brief ceremony, at the Africa Trade House, on Monday, 17th August 2020. Delivering a speech at the ceremony, President Akufo-Addo stated that Ghana had […]