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Xiplomacy: Xi-proposed 'eight major initiatives' facilitate China-Africa trade

China Daily 28 Sep 2021
A new pilot free trade zone (FTZ) in the province was launched in September 2020, with a focus on building a world-class advanced manufacturing cluster, an international investment and trade corridor linking the Yangtze River Economic Belt and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao ...
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Xi-proposed "eight major initiatives" facilitate China-Africa trade

People Daily 28 Sep 2021
A new pilot free trade zone (FTZ) in the province was launched in September 2020, with a focus on building a world-class advanced manufacturing cluster, an international investment and trade corridor linking the Yangtze River Economic Belt and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao ...
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Digital economy facilitates stronger Africa-China cooperation

People Daily 28 Sep 2021
... increased access to faster and better quality internet connectivity, a rapidly expanding urban population, a growing tech talent pool, a vibrant startup ecosystem, and Africa's commitment to creating the world's largest single market under the African Continental Free Trade Area.
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Nigerian manufacturers say rising cost impedes benefits of AfCFTA

Business Day Online 28 Sep 2021
Nigerian manufacturers see the rising cost of production and distribution in the country as a hindrance for them to maximise the potential of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement as it limits the competitiveness of the goods they produce ... The trade agreement, ...
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Xiplomacy: Xi-proposed "eight major initiatives" facilitate China-Africa trade

Xinhua 27 Sep 2021
A new pilot free trade zone (FTZ) in the province was launched in September 2020, with a focus on building a world-class advanced manufacturing cluster, an international investment and trade corridor linking the Yangtze River Economic Belt and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao ...
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ABCHealth, ECA launch the West Africa AfCFTA Pharma Initiative at the successful Africa Investment Summit on Health

Reliefweb 27 Sep 2021
Ibrahim Mayaki; Africa CDC, Dr ... “Since the launch of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement, Africa’s public and private sector are grasping the opportunities for economic prosperity ... Now and Beyond COVID-19,’ Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and the Africa Medicines Agency (AMA).
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Desist from buying cocoa beans directly from farmers - COCOBOD to local chocolate makers

Ghana Web 27 Sep 2021
She said the ongoing implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) has further boosted GEPA’s impetus to call for increased exports from entrepreneurs while improving processes to ensure seamless export trade by Ghanaians ... to international trade,” Dr.
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Desist from buying cocoa beans directly from farmers

B & FT Online 27 Sep 2021
She said the ongoing implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) has further boosted GEPA’s impetus to call for increased exports from entrepreneurs while improving processes to ensure seamless export trade by Ghanaians ... to international trade,” Dr.
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Economic Watch: Digital economy facilitates stronger Africa-China cooperation

Xinhua 27 Sep 2021
... increased access to faster and better quality internet connectivity, a rapidly expanding urban population, a growing tech talent pool, a vibrant startup ecosystem, and Africa's commitment to creating the world's largest single market under the African Continental Free Trade Area.
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US fashion contaminates Africa’s water

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Sep 2021
In July, advocacy group Water Witness International released a report that looked at the water cost of Africa’s booming textile industry ... This 2000 trade Act gave factory plants in Africa duty-free access to the American fashion market ... Download your free copy here ... in South Africa.
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‘Pakistan has vast scope of trade, investment in Tanzania’

The News International 25 Sep 2021
Muhammad Saleem, high commissioner of Pakistan to Tanzania, has said that Tanzania is the most populous country of Africa with the largest consumer market ... He remarked that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement is a substantial opportunity for Pakistan to tap the African markets.
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Free Zones Authority showcases Ghanaian businesses in Cote D’Ivoire

Joy Online 24 Sep 2021
... Envolah who represented the Ghana Ambassador in Cote d`Ivoire; high ranking representative of the Ivorian customs who educated participating Ghanaian businesses on the tax and tariff systems in Cote d’Ivoire and duties aligned to the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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Implement gender-sensitive policies to hasten AfCFTA success – Experts

Ghana Web 24 Sep 2021
The Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) Secretariat has been urged to implement gender-sensitive policies within its programmes as they are critical to hasten the success of the largest free trade area in the world. According to panellists at the Women in Trade ...
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1D1F conduit to local production of essentials - AGI

Ghana News Agency 24 Sep 2021
He said also that a digitized economy was being keenly pursued, and, together with a lead role in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, and a strong commitment to establishing industrial enclaves in all regions, the nation’s dream of economic liberalization drew closer.
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UNECA pushes for women, youth development at West Africa Business Forum

Business Day Online 24 Sep 2021
Speaking at the 3-day hybrid Forum held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Tokunbo Chiedu, CEO of Compass Global, the partner to UNECA on the regional West Africa Business Forum said the engagement is set against the backdrop of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

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