Free trade bloc can be a game changer for African people and business – Trade Expert

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. […]

Post COVID-19: Put small-scale traders at the heart of any initiative – Industry experts

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 […]

Akufo-Addo commissions and hands over AfCFTA Secretariat to AU Commission

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 […]