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African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

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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.

Activities

Boma AfroChampions Group Photo
October 11, 2019

AfroChampions Initiative and African Union open consultations to elaborate a platform to support AfCFTA-enabling

Operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area is launched at Niger Summit of the African Union
July 07, 2019

Niamey, Niger 7 July 2019- The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA has been launched

Civil Society organizations urged to play complimentary political roles
July 04, 2019

Niamey, Niger - 4 July 2019 – The African Union Commission in partnership with the United Nations Economic Commission

May 31, 2019

In this commemorative article, the African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry outlines what has been achieved since the AfCFTA Agreement was opened for signature on 21st March, 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda and what is expected as the African Union moves to launch of the operational phase of the continental market in July this year.

AfCFTA Agreement secures minimum threshold of 22 ratification
April 29, 2019

Addis Abeba, 29 April 2019: The Chairperson of the AUC Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, flanked by the African Union C

April 10, 2019

Addis Abeba, 10 April 2019: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission received the instruments of ratification

July 23, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY

LAUNCHING OF THE STUDY ON BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS IN AFRICA

May 10, 2018

What: Depositing of the instruments of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCF

March 21, 2018

Media advisory note for the Extraordinary session of the assembly of the African Union on the AfCFTA

March 20, 2018

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA

When:                        Tuesday 20 March 2018

CFTA
Continental Free Trade Area
Working Groups

Legal and Institutional Affairs

Rules of Origin

Non-Tariff Barriers & Barriers to Trade

Trade Remedies

Trade in Services

Sanitary & Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)

Customs Procedures & Trade Facilitation