IGOs, private sector in conclave to chart positive path for AfCFTA

May 28, 2021 Modern Ghana 0 Comments

Inter-governmental organisations and private sector actors from West Africa began discussions on Wednesday to improve the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in the sub-region.

These discussions were held on May 26-27 during a regional virtual forum for West Africa co-organised by the Sub-Regional Office for West Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA).

This two-day meeting formed part of the implementation of the AfCFTA, which entered its operationalisation phase on January 1, 2021, thus laying the foundations for a process of strengthening intra-African trade. Read More.

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