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AGI to profile its members for investment

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The Eastern, Volta and Oti branches of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) are set to profile its members to attract investment from the...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

AfCFTA presents Nigeria exceptional lifeline to reboot economy

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) presented Nigeria with an exceptional lifeline to reboot the economy, an official with the Nigeria Export Processing...

AfCFTA to promote “Africa Beyond Aid”- Alan Kyeremanten

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The Minister-designate for Trade and Industry, Mr Alan Kyerematen says the successful implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would help build...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president calls for actions to restore economy

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa called for urgent actions to restore the country's pandemic-battered economy in his State of the Nation Address delivered on...
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Impact of African Continental Free Trade Area agreement on Africa’s energy sector

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The African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) will constitute the world’s largest free trade area, consolidating an integrated market of 1.3 billion consumers...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

Accountants charged to contribute to implementation of AfCFTA

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Chartered Accountants have been charged to contribute towards the successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement. ...
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EABC urges East Africa to jointly negotiate trade deals to boost integration

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The East African Business Council (EABC) on Thursday urged East African Community (EAC) member states to negotiate trade agreements as a bloc with foreign...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

AfCFTA will be ineffective without a Single African Air Transport Market

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After decades of thoughts and years of postponement, finally the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is up and running, affording all African countries,...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

What Does the African Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) mean for South Africa?

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By Greg Nott* One continent, 1.3 billion people and 54 nations. The African Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is the world’s largest free trade...
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Women, young Africans to benefit from AfCFTA

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The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement seeks to benefit women and youth, as well as small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), who...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

Export application under AfCFTA through ICUMS to start January 18

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Application processes through the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) for export under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is to commence on January...
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Don’t increase port charges in 2021 – Importers and Exporters

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The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana has appealed to government not to increase port clearance charges in 2021. ...
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COVIDNOMICS: Ghana Ports and the Future Of African Continental Free Trade (AFCFTA)

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The ports of Ghana remain one of the avenues of revenue generation for the government. Revenues are mobilised from the trade transactions that occur...
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Ghana freights first AfCFTA cargo

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Ghana freighted its first consignments of goods under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), officials disclosed Tuesday. Two local firms, Kasapreko...
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Ghana begins trading under the AfCFTA agreement

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday officially signalled the beginning of Ghana's trading relationship with other African countries under the Africa Continental Free Trade...
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All AfCFTA functions transferred from Ethiopia to Ghana

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The African Union has transferred all functions related to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Accra, Ghana. The...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

AfCFTA to bring trade, socio-economic advantages in Africa – expert

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement will have great economic, trade as well as social advantages for Africa if the African continent...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

Major economic stories in 2020

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The handing over of the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki...
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Africa in Review 2020: Battling the COVID-19 Pandemic and the World Capitalist Crisis

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From South Africa to Morocco the virus has presented challenges compounding the legacy of imperialism In the Republic of South Africa, a new variant of...
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New pan-African trade deal could be the “anti-Brexit” and unleash continent’s united economic potential,...

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  Intra-African trade makes up just 20 per cent of economic activity yet holds key to reducing reliance on imports and boosting food security post-COVID, says Malabo Montpellier Panel.    Monday, December 21 2020 – The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),...
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AfCFTA kickstarts trading tomorrow January 1, 2021

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Trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would begin on January 1st 2021, with a market of 1.2 billion people and a...
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Pan-African trade deal to transform agricultural value chains – report

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could transform agricultural value chains in the continent, boost food security and smallholder farmers' incomes, according to...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

ECA report calls for innovate financing to develop Africa’s private sector

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A newly launched report of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has urged innovative ways of financing to address challenges facing the private sector,...
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Avoid buy-one-get-one-free adverts in Yuletide – Volta FDA

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Mr Gordon Kwabena Akurugu, Volta Regional Director of Food and Drug Authority (FDA) has cautioned the consuming public against buy-one-get-one-free enticement adverts in the...
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Experts hail Nigeria’s decision to reopen borders ahead of AfCFTA implementation

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Nigeria's decision to reopen its borders will facilitate implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, as well as stem the tide...
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ERA 2020 launched, focuses on private sector innovative financing

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The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday launched its flagship Economic Report on Africa (ERA), empowering the continental private sector to thrive and...
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New tool enables African businesses to find continent-wide trade opportunities as the AfCFTA begins...

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A new trade intelligence tool that enables firms to easily explore and compare trade opportunities across Africa has been released ahead of the start...
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Nigeria confirms depositing AfCFTA ratified instrument with AU

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Nigeria on Sunday confirmed that the country's instrument of ratification for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has been deposited with the African...
Cyril Ramaphosa

AfCFTA set to usher new era of progress in Africa – AU chairperson

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement signaled a new era of progress, African Union (AU) Chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday. "The commencement...
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Ghana must seek to lead the continental free trade competition

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Mr Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Trade and Industry, has said the nation must position its business community to make the most out...