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Enhancing trade facilitation in Africa - when borders cease to become barriers for economic growth

Published on April 20, 2016

Trade facilitation – the simplification, harmonisation,  standardisation and modernisation of procedures and  associated information flows required to move goods across  borders – is an important enabler of economic growth. Trade  facilitation reduces the time, cost and other related barriers to  trading between countries. Furthermore, trade facilitation also helps to maintain the integrity of borders by ensuring that the  relevant laws and regulations are followed. Read more... Source: ICF Africa.