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All set for Tripartite Free Trade Area

Published on May 22, 2015

Africa’s biggest trading blocs are next month set to sanction the creation of a grand free trade area while still seeking consensus on tariff liberation and rules of origin of manufactured products.

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) has been negotiating for agreeable tariff offers and the criteria for determining the national sources of products with its counterparts—Southern African Development Community (Sadc) and the East African Community (EAC). Read more. Source| The East African