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Africa’s free trade area worth $3 trillion now comes into force

Published on June 06, 2019

Africa's planned free trade area has come into force allowing member countries to remove tariffs from up to 90 per cent of the 200 items traded on the continent. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) came into force on May 30, in line with the pact launched by the African Union Summit in Kigali in March 2018. The agreement binds member countries to operationalize the free trade area 30 days from the day the 22nd country ratified the agreement. Read more. Source | East African 

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