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Africa should remove trade barriers

Published on July 09, 2015

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has added his voice on the need to remove barriers that hinder international trade.
Mr Kenyatta’s call comes hardly a month after the African Union Assembly launched the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations during the 25th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Governments on June 15 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The launch of the CFTA negotiations was preceded by a high level panel discussion on the CFTA.
The objective was to discuss the importance and benefits of the CFTA for the continent.Currently, it is documented that Africans trade only 12 percent of their merchandise among themselves. Read more. Source | Zambia Daily Mail