Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community,

Date of Adoption: 
June 03, 1991
Date of last signature: 
January 24, 2013
Date entry into force: 
May 12, 1994
Status List: 
Table StatusList: 

No

Member State

Date of Signature

Date of Ratification

Date Deposited

1

Algeria

03/06/1991

21/06/1995

18/07/1995

2

Angola

03/06/1991

11/04/1992

23/06/1992

3

Benin

27/02/1992

10/05/1999

31/05/1999

4

Botswana

03/06/1991

27/06/1996

03/07/1996

5

Burkina Faso

03/06/1991

19/05/1992

17/06/1992

6

Burundi

03/06/1991

05/08/1992

06/10/1992

7

Cameroon

03/06/1991

20/12/1995

08/04/1996

8

Cape Verde

03/06/1991

12/04/1993

11/05/1993

9

Central African Republic

03/06/1991

18/06/1993

22/06/1993

10

Chad

03/06/1991

26/06/1993

24/08/1993

11

Comoros

03/06/1991

06/06/1994

20/06/1994

12

Congo

03/06/1991

30/07/1996

15/01/1997

13

Côte d'Ivoire

03/06/1991

22/02/1993

11/05/1993

14

Democratic Republic of Congo

03/06/1991

19/06/1993

21/06/1993

15

Djibouti

03/06/1991

-

-

16

Egypt

03/06/1991

18/12/1992

26/01/1993

17

Equatorial Guinea

03/06/1991

20/12/2002

19/02/2003

18

Eritrea

25/04/2012

-

-

19

Ethiopia

03/06/1991

05/11/1992

06/11/1992

20

Gabon

03/06/1991

06/11/2007

16/11/2007

21

Gambia

03/06/1991

20/04/1993

14/05/1993

22

Ghana

03/06/1991

25/09/1991

25/10/1991

23

Guinea

03/06/1991

17/07/1992

21/09/1992

24

Guinea Bissau

03/06/1991

24/06/1992

30/06/1992

25

Kenya

03/06/1991

18/06/1993

22/06/1993

26

Lesotho

03/06/1991

12/08/1997

11/02/1998

27

Liberia

03/06/1991

23/06/1993

29/06/1993

28

Libya

03/06/1991

02/11/1992

28/01/1993

29

Madagascar

03/06/1991

-

-

30

Malawi

03/06/1991

26/06/1993

22/07/1993

31

Mali

03/06/1991

13/11/1992

27/01/1993

32

Mauritania

03/06/1991

20/11/2001

04/07/2002

33

Mauritius

03/06/1991

14/02/1992

27/02/1992

34

Mozambique

03/06/1991

14/05/1992

09/07/1992

35

Namibia

03/06/1991

28/06/1992

01/07/1992

36

Niger

03/06/1991

22/06/1992

22/07/1992

37

Nigeria

03/06/1991

31/12/1991

09/01/1992

38

Rwanda

03/06/1991

01/10/1993

15/11/1993

39

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

03/06/1991

25/08/1992

23/10/1992

40

Sao Tome and Principe

03/06/1991

02/06/1993

22/06/1993

41

Senegal

03/06/1991

26/02/1992

18/03/1992

42

Seychelles

03/06/1991

11/10/1991

07/11/1991

43

Sierra Leone

03/06/1991

15/03/1994

12/04/1994

44

Somalia

03/06/1991

-

-

45

South Africa

10/10/1997

31/05/2001

25/06/2001

46

South Sudan

24/01/2013

-

-

47

Sudan

03/06/1991

08/02/1993

15/05/1993

48

Swaziland

29/06/1992

06/06/2001

22/06/2004

49

Tanzania

03/06/1991

10/01/1992

03/02/1992

50

Togo

03/06/1991

05/05/1998

18/05/1998

51

Tunisia

03/06/1991

03/05/1994

10/06/1994

52

Uganda

03/06/1991

31/12/1991

09/03/1992

53

Zambia

03/06/1991

26/10/1992

09/11/1992

54

Zimbabwe

03/06/1991

06/11/1991

26/11/1991

Total Countries: 54

Signed: 54

Ratified : 49

Deposited : 49