ECA chief urges private-public cooperation to deliver AfCFTA promises

January 4, 2021 XinhuaNet 0 Comments

As trading under AfCFTA commenced on Friday, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe, has called for close cooperation between the private and public sector for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to deliver its promises.

Songwe has hailed the role of AfCFTA in boosting investment, innovation and ultimately growth and prosperity for Africa.

Trading under AfCFTA was marked by transaction, whereby the Ethiopian Airlines transported the first batch of goods, for which a ceremony was held on Friday at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia’s capital. Read More.

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