Ghana’s VP Bawumia urges more efforts to ensure AfCFTA success

May 28, 2021 CGTN 0 Comments

hana’s Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has urged African countries to institute complimentary measures to ensure the successful implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Bawumia made the remarks on Wednesday while addressing a virtual UPSA Law School’s 1st African Trade Roundtable.

“No one needs a lecture on the immense benefits of continental free trade in goods and services and the movement of persons on the continent,” he said. “The ultimate shared benefits are in boosting trade and industry, in job creation and increasing incomes, and in boosting the standards of living of our people.”

The free trade area is expected to create a market for over a billion people, with a GDP of approximately US$2.6 trillion.

Various leaders in Africa have hailed the AfCFTA, terming it a game changer in the continent’s trade sector. Read More.

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