eceiving African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA) Secretary-General Wamkele Mene, in Abidjan on 29 October, Dr Adesina said, “the implementation of the free trade area will become a key component of the Bank’s lending programme. We want to have a critical mass of AfCFTA-aligned investments.”
Dr Adesina said the Bank would support the AfCTA Secretariat in implementing its various trade and industrial workstreams.
“We have a responsibility to ensure that that the African Continental Free Trade Area is an industrial hub. The zone should become an area for manufacturing, not merely for trading,” Dr Adesina stressed. Read More.