Ojakol: AfCFTA’s Single Market Projection Targets Tariff Elimination, Lifting of African Businesses

September 30, 2021 This Day Live 0 Comments

The Chief of Staff of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, Silver Ojakol, has faulted the consumption pattern of African consumers, which appears to tilt more towards patronage of foreign goods over and above made in Africa goods.

He has also pointed out that high custom rates, restrictions and avoidable barriers among African countries are frustrating business growth in the continent, hence the need for tariff liberalisation to help remove some barriers to investment in the member states, and allow the private sector to be able to do more business. Read More.

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