African Continental Free Trade Area

Memory of the day: Activating African Continental Free Trade Agreement in 2019

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 12:26 GMT

On July 7, many important events took place.

Free trade area among 20 African nations finally becoming reality

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 02:51 GMT

“The development of infrastructure is inevitable. We must strive to achieve peoples’ aspirations to development and prosperity,” Sisi said.

African Free Trade Zone deal may come into force in 2 months: Egypt’s FM

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 - 11:13 GMT

Only 44 out of 55 member states have signed AfCFTA deal, which aims to create a single, continental free-tariff market for goods and services.

European, African states sign 2 deals on SMEs, free trade

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 10:12 GMT

The first agreement includes an investment program for backing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), into which the European Commission will pump about ‎€75 million.

Afreximbank: CFTA starting point of Africa's development

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 03:47 GMT

The president of the African Bank for Export and Import (Afreximbank), Benedict Orama, said Sunday he considers the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) as the starting point and gateway for Africa's development.

FM arrives in Mauritania to participate in AU summit

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 - 10:30 GMT

FM Sameh Shoukry arrived on Thursday in the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott to take part in the 33rd ordinary session of the African Union’s executive council