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SA businesses cautious over Africa free trade pact

Business Day 27 Nov 2022
South African businesses have been slow to explore the opportunities offered by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), ...
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Trade as engine of economic growth for Africa and the Caribbean

Jamaica Observer 27 Nov 2022
Our discussion occurs with the existence of Africa's prescription to foster its own initiative for intra-continental trade with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the contemplation of an eventual movement towards a common market as mooted at the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers in Gabon, October 27-28, 2022.
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African leaders marshal momentum for continental industrialization and AfCFTA

Ghana Business News 26 Nov 2022
“The industrialization of Africa will only be possible if we implement the African Continental Free Trade Area ... Reflecting on trade, he said currently Africa’s contribution to global trade stands at around 4 per cent, while intra-African trade is 17 per cent of global trade.
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Bilateral trade to get major boost with Pak business delegation's visit to Ethiopia: Envoy

Urdu Point 26 Nov 2022
Many others are in vault as Ethiopia is striving to integrate the African region through energy, trade, air service, and tourism connectivity." ... For Pakistan, Ethiopia would be a gateway to Africa, he said ... He said that Ethiopia had access to African Continental Free Trade Areas where everything was sold out to every part of Africa.
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Support on digital economy to be crucial

China Daily 25 Nov 2022
In light of President Xi Jinping's statement during the fifth CIIE in relation to expanding the globally oriented free trade network, China and Africa can enhance their comprehensive cooperation in making the African Continental Free Trade Area a success. One area for China-Africa ...
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We need strong concerted efforts to achieve the implementation of export strategy

Business Ghana 25 Nov 2022
He said the Ministry was strongly behind the implementation of the strategy and looked forward to working with stakeholders to build the capacity needed to take maximum advantage of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement ... and the African Continental Free Trade Area.
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Church briefs from Nov. 25, 2022

The Sharon Herald 25 Nov 2022
BRIEFLY ... Free refreshments will be served and photos with Mrs ... The goal of Samaritan’s Closet is to provide free clothing and home goods to the Sharon community ... 29 ... Admission is free ... Free bread and coffee are available ... Admission is free ... 17 event will also be a fair-trade show offering homemade items from Africa and other non-profit groups and vendors.
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UNECA chief urges strong intra-Africa trade to withstand external shocks

China.dot.org 24 Nov 2022
"An Africa that increasingly trades with itself in a diverse range of products is a credible option to build a resilient Africa that can withstand external shocks," Pedro said on Wednesday ... Pedro argued that the continental free trade pact is a critical tool to support Africa's transition toward stronger intra-Africa trade and industrialization.
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Namibia High Commission, GEPA target cosmetic industry to boost bilateral trade

B & FT Online 24 Nov 2022
President of the Association of Cosmetics & Detergents, Ghana (Ghana ACAD-GH), Foster Yaw, stated that the partnership with Namibia is a good initiative that can grow the potential of local players in the sector and boost exports under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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Pharmaceuticals, baby food, cotton clothing and cars to boost intra-African trade

China Daily 24 Nov 2022
As Africa looks to unlock its potential through the African Continental Free Trade Area, new research found pharmaceuticals, baby food, cotton clothing and cars could increase intraregional trade in the continent, reduce imports, diversify economies and create jobs.
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AU-SARO delegation to Seychelles promote African Continental Free Trade Area |23 November 2022

Nation 23 Nov 2022
Seychelles stands to gain tremendously from being a signatory to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the country needs to seize this opportunity and focus on Africa’s potential ... AfCFTA is a free trade area encompassing most of Africa and is one of the 15 flagship ...
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Shippers’ Authority and CEO honoured at 6th SSI Awards

B & FT Online 23 Nov 2022
During the year under review, the GSA embarked on a nationwide sensitization on the Bank of Ghana’s Letter of Commitment (LOC) to promote compliance by exporters, as well as nationwide workshops on the Procedures and Opportunities under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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SMEs seek more government support to integrate into value chain production –KPMG report

Joy Online 23 Nov 2022
The respondents believe that if MSMEs receive more support in the area of access to market, it will boost growth and scale them up to benefit from the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to promote sustainable job creation ... cedi against the major trading currencies.
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Things to do for Nov. 25-26, 2022

The Sharon Herald 23 Nov 2022
THINGS TO DO. FUNDRAISERS. • A craft and rummage sale, along with soup and baked goods, will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 3 at Clarks Mills United Methodist Church, 3813 Hadley Road, Clarks Mills ... Dec ... Nov ... Admission is free ... Admission is free ... 17 event will also be a “fair trade show” offering homemade items from Africa and other non-profit groups and vendors.

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