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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

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

Niamey, Niger 7 July 2019- The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA has been launched, after a day-long summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union

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

Niamey, Niger - 4 July 2019 – The African Union Commission in partnership with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa, organized the first-

Trade and Industry 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
Trade and Industry April 29, 2019

Addis Abeba, 29 April 2019: The Chairperson of the AUC Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, flanked by the African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, His Excellency Albert Muchanga received two

AUC Chairperson, Trade and Industry April 10, 2019

Addis Abeba, 10 April 2019: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission received the instruments of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) from the representative

Trade and Industry June 18, 2018

Nairobi, Kenya – 18 June 2018 – The Department of Trade and Industry of the African Union Commission is organizing from 18-22 June 2018 in Nairobi, the AU Experts Meeting on the Services Sector Dev

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 (AfCFTA) by the Special Envoy of the Republic of Kenya and Republic of Ghana.

March 21, 2018

Media advisory note for the Extraordinary session of the assembly of the African Union on the AfCFTA
Kigali, Republic of Rwanda
17-21 march 2018

March 20, 2018

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA

When:                        Tuesday 20 March 2018

Time:                         2:00-2:45 pm

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