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Former Nigerian President Obasanjo, in appearance at Intra-African Trade Fair, urges quick ratification of AfCFTA

Former Nigerian President Obasanjo, in appearance at Intra-African Trade Fair, urges quick ratification of AfCFTA

17 Dec 18  News
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday in Cairo urged all African countries to ensure the quick ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)...
IATF 2018: Intra-African trade the engine for developing Africa

IATF 2018: Intra-African trade the engine for developing Africa

13 Dec 18  News
Africa must forge ahead with the remaining technical negotiations for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as African Union member countries continue to sign and ratify...
Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair to drive continent’s development of export manufacturing

Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair to drive continent’s development of export manufacturing

12 Dec 18  News
The first-ever Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) to be held on the continent opened on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 in Cairo, Egypt with the President of the African Export-Import ...
Intra-Africa trade and tariff profiles

Intra-Africa trade and tariff profiles

22 Oct 18  Publications
As Africa moves towards implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, signed in Kigali, Rwanda in March 2018, tralac has prepared a series of indivi...
Guinea: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Guinea: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

21 Oct 18  Infographics
This Trade Data Update provides an overview of Guinea’s intra-African trade relationships, both within the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and with other individual African ...
Intra-African Trade – focusing on trade within Regional Economic Communities

Intra-African Trade – focusing on trade within Regional Economic Communities

17 Oct 18  Publications
Intra-African trade is low (at 16.7% according to 2016 tralac analysis) compared to intra-regional trade in other parts of the world. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFT...
Intra-African trade key to continent’s economic growth, says Mauritian Minister

Intra-African trade key to continent’s economic growth, says Mauritian Minister

18 Sep 18  News
The 24th Session of the Inter-Governmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of Southern Africa opened in Mauritius today with an impassioned plea from Foreign Affairs, Regional Integrati...
AU blames lack of information for low intra-Africa trade

AU blames lack of information for low intra-Africa trade

24 Jul 18  News
Lack of information of market opportunities among traders across Africa is the biggest cause of low intra-Africa trade, the African Union said on Monday. Albert Muchanga, the Afri...
Nigeria to increase share of intra - African trade

Nigeria to increase share of intra - African trade

17 Jul 18  News
Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo on Monday lamented the low level of trade between Nigeria and other countries in Africa and expressed optimism that the Federal Government w...
Boosting Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – African Trade Report 2018

Boosting Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – African Trade Report 2018

12 Jul 18  News
The 2018 edition of the African Export-Import Bank’s annual flagship report – the African Trade Report – titled “Boosting Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African C...
SWIFT data shows intra-Africa payments clearing and trade is increasing

SWIFT data shows intra-Africa payments clearing and trade is increasing

21 Jun 18  News
Use of US dollar declining while West African franc and South African rand increasing SWIFT has published a new white paper mapping commercial payment flows against financial flow...
South African government remains committed to intra-African investment in the African continent

South African government remains committed to intra-African investment in the African continent

21 Feb 18  News
Head of Trade Invest Africa (TIA), Ms Lerato Mataboge, mentioned engagements between government, private sector and the business fraternity as imperative to the realisation of Afri...
Intra-African investments key for economic growth

Intra-African investments key for economic growth

13 Oct 17  News
President Jacob Zuma says intra-African investments are critical to Africa’s future economic growth and South Africa is ready to contribute meaningfully to increase the levels of...
Recommendations from the AU Boosting Intra-African Trade workshop

Recommendations from the AU Boosting Intra-African Trade workshop

22 Sep 17  News
The USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub supported a “Boosting Intra-African Trade Workshop,” in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 13th-15th September, 2017 to strengthen k...
Bugesera airport to boost intra-Africa trade – Kagame

Bugesera airport to boost intra-Africa trade – Kagame

10 Aug 17  News
President Paul Kagame has said that the envisioned Bugesera International Airport will not only support Rwanda’s socio-economic transformation but also facilitate economic integr...
South Africa’s trading relationship with Africa – 2016

South Africa’s trading relationship with Africa – 2016

18 Jul 17  Infographics
Africa presents an opportunity for South Africa to expand its markets, given the political impetus to create a continental free trade area in Africa, which will provide duty free a...
Boosting intra-African trade crucial to Africa’s development, says ECA’s Stephen Karingi

Boosting intra-African trade crucial to Africa’s development, says ECA’s Stephen Karingi

12 Jul 17  News
The Aid for Trade Global Review 2017 opened at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) headquarters in Geneva yesterday with the Economic Commission for Africa’s Capacity Development ...
Afreximbank announces stellar 2016 results as President Kagame urges increased intra-African trade

Afreximbank announces stellar 2016 results as President Kagame urges increased intra-African trade

03 Jul 17  News
The 24th Annual General Meeting of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) ended in Kigali on Saturday with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda saying that the many economic chall...

Intra-SACU trading relationship – 2015

02 Jul 17  Infographics
Trade within the SACU is highly asymmetric, with South Africa (SA) dominating trade in both directions and the other countries far more dependent on SACU than SA. SA runs a massive...
Urgent policies required for inclusive tourism growth, intra-Africa trade and visa openness, says Africa Tourism Monitor

Urgent policies required for inclusive tourism growth, intra-Africa trade and visa openness, says Africa Tourism Monitor

21 Jun 17  News
More than ever before, African countries need to craft economic and trade policies that will foster inclusive and green tourism growth, intra-Africa trade, and contribute to visa o...

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