The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business announced major growth and an expansion of their operations in support of promoting trade and investment between Canada and Africa
It was approved at a recent Special Board Meeting where the Board unanimously decided on a leadership restructuring to further accelerate the mandate to promote Canada-Africa trade and investment.
Sebastian Spio-Garbrah, the chair of the Board, is to be deployed to take up the newly constituted position of special envoy on trade and investment to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat, in Accra, Ghana. AfCFTA is the largest free trade area in the world measured by the number of countries participating, in excess of a projected US$3.4 trillion annual GDP. Preferential access to this emerging African trade bloc can effectively double the number of people and countries with whom Canadians can trade. Read More.