UN Vows To Deepen Africa’s Trade Integration, Implement Free Trade Agreement

February 1, 2021 Business World 0 Comments

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Friday expressed its keen intention to deepen Africa’s trade integration and effectively implement the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement.
“The number of members that have ratified the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement is approaching 40 with the continent’s leadership showing immense political will towards achieving its aspirations,” the UN agency said in a statement on Friday.
The UNECA is working closely with the International Trade Center (ITC), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and a selection of independent trade experts with the financial support of the European Union (EU) to support the implementation of the AfCFTA across the continent, it said. Read More.

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