Free Trade

Egypt, UAE discuss establishing partnerships in African markets

Wed, 22 Feb 2023 - 10:14 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Free Zones and Investment (GAFI) Hossam Heiba met Wednesday with Emirati Ambassador Mariam Khalifa al-Kaabi.

Egypt's Sisi, COMESA secretary-general discuss intra-trade, cross-border infrastructure

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 08:07 GMT

Egypt will spare no effort to develop the agenda of COMESA, especially economic and regional integration, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi told the secretary-general of the bloc on Tuesday.

Egypt, UK sign association agreement to secure free trade before Brexit completes

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 11:32 GMT

Egypt and the United Kingdom on Saturday have signed an association agreement to establish partnership and secure free trade between the two countries, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry read.

Kenya violates COMESA free trade agreement by imposing 25% tariff on Egyptian exports

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 11:32 GMT

The Egyptian government is waiting for the Kenyan response to its query on the latter's decision.

Country hosting AfCFTA HQ to be selected in Niamey summit

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 10:27 GMT

Seven members states, which are Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Ghana, Madagascar and Senegal, have submitted bids to host the secretariat.

Egypt is 18th AfCFTA ratification instrument depositor

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 03:31 GMT

Gambia is the 22nd to ratify the agreement which as a result went into effect.

The Missing Pillar in African Trade

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 04:45 GMT

For Africa to increase its share in global trade, it has to start with intra-trade.

African free trade deal set to unite, integrate African states

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 02:48 GMT

The agreement would consolidate a market of 1.2 billion people and a gross domestic product of $2.5 trillion.

World Economic Forum sees anti-globalisation trend reversal

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 11:25 GMT

In a reversal of the recent anti-globalization trend, Modi, Trump, May, Macron, Merkel and Trudeau declared their countries open for business.