The twenty-second ratification that would have paved way for operationalisation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement had not come when African Ministers of Finance on Tuesday, concluded their Ministerial segment of the UN Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) flagship Conference, in Marrakech, Morocco.
Though the agreement’s ratification was not on the agenda during deliberations, delegates kept raising the matter.
Some officials, over and over again, deliberately and courteously prodded countries that have not ratified - especially the host country - to make an announcement during the conference. Read more. Source | NewTimes