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Tailors, dressmakers urged to take advantage of AfCFTA

Business Ghana 17 Aug 2022
The Bono East Regional Minister, Kwasi Adu-Gyan, at the weekend, urged members of the Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association (GNTDA) to take advantage of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to sell their products beyond Ghana.

What William Ruto's presidency would mean for Kenya's economy

Beijing News 17 Aug 2022
Kathleen Klaus ... XN Iraki ... Oscar Gakuo Mwangi. In his Ruto indicated he'd adopt an Africa-focused foreign policy ... These include the African Continental Free Trade Area, East African Community and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa. The Africa-focused policy will also allow Kenya, to expand its influence as a technology powerhouse ... Authors.

AfCTA post implementation impact on tax revenue mobilisation

B & FT Online 16 Aug 2022
This article analyses the potential impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA) on tax revenue mobilisation when fully operational, and measures that can be taken by member-countries to mitigate the impact of shortfall of tax revenue in the short to medium term ... The African Continental Free Trade Area.

Korea's renewed pivot to Africa

Korea Times 16 Aug 2022
However, the considerable increase in Korea's ODA budget for Africa has, as of yet, coincided with an increase in trade with and investments on the continent ... Given this situation, it is a welcome step that the Fifth Korea-Africa Forum agreed to explore the possibility of pursuing a Korea-Africa free trade agreement (FTA).

Russia in Africa: Connecting Continents with Soft Power

GlobalResearch 16 Aug 2022
This would only delay for some time the eventual formation of the true multipolar democratic world.” SEZs and New Free Trade Zones ... A major component to this strategy involves the successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) which went into effect in January 2021.

UK to cut taxes on imports from Africa

Business Ghana 16 Aug 2022
Under the Developing Countries Trading Scheme, 99% of goods imported from Africa will be duty free.

Chamber of Commerce inaugurates Eastern Regional Conncil

Business Ghana 16 Aug 2022
Expansion ... He urged the council to, in its quest to develop businesses in the region, improve on the quality of their products, packaging and other features in the wake of the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) Agreement ... Appreciation ... --Advertisements--. .

AfCFTA records significant progress – Wamkele Mene?

Business Ghana 15 Aug 2022
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement has made significant progress in the last few years, thanks to the commitment of the continent’s heads of state, MrWamkeleMene, Secretary-General of the AfCFTA Secretariat, has said.? ... The African Continental Free ...

At the US-Africa Leaders Summit, launch ‘Process Africa’

The Hill 15 Aug 2022
They also want to see technical assistance to improve the workings of the African Continental Free Trade Area ... Africa will need as many as 90 million new jobs ... In 2018, while I was the under secretary of Commerce for international trade, I led the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa to Ethiopia, Kenya, Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana.

Ethiopia inaugurates first free trade zone in Dire Dawa

Capital Ethiopia 15 Aug 2022
Ministry of Finance finalizes preparations for a new incentive regulation to be applied in free trade zones as the country inaugurates the first free trade zone in Dire Dawa. Similarly, the Council of Ministers ratify the first national special economic zone policy on its 11th extraordinary meeting aimed to expand free trade zones in the country.

4th Annual CEOs Forum on Transport, Logistics & Supply Chain takes place in September

B & FT Online 15 Aug 2022
... infrastructure developments, supply-chain trends, ports and shipping best guidance, marine best practices, key highlights on the African Continental Free Trade Area on how it will shift the way of doing business in Africa, as well as cutting edge keynote presentations.

VRA assures AGI of collaborative support for AfCFTA

B & FT Online 15 Aug 2022
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has assured the Association of Ghanaian Industries (AGI) of its collaborative support for local businesses which are gearing up to do business in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ... take advantage of the free trade open market.

10 compelling reasons to invest in the real estate market now

B & FT Online 15 Aug 2022
A fast-growing market ... Huge return on investment ... The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is expected to increase housing demand across Africa and spark a boom in the real estate industry ... As the home of the AfCFTA secretariat, Ghana’s real estate industry is particularly well positioned to reap the rewards of this trade pact ... ....


Capital Ethiopia 14 Aug 2022
Towards Achieving African Renaissance; Reclaiming and Reconceptualizing African Arts, Culture and Heritage and Addressing the Pre-Requisites for the Implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA).

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