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African Trade Experts meet to finalize the draft documents prior to the launch of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations

Published on May 11, 2015

The three-day Experts’ Meeting segment of the African Union Ministers of Trade (AMOT) opened on Friday at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The objective is to finalize preparatory draft documents for the launch of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) negotiations scheduled for June during the 25th African Union Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa

 The meeting is attended by the Member States, the Regional Economic Communities (RECs), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Department for International Development (DFID), the Pan African Quality Infrastructure (PAQI) and regional Private Sector organizations. Read more . Source | Tralac