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Ethiopia approves AfCFTA as AU eyes Feb. 2019 implementation date

Published on February 05, 2019

Ethiopia is the latest country to approve the African Union’s Africa Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA pact after the cabinet passed the deal on Saturday, the Prime Minister’s office confirmed.

The PM’s office said: “The decision is consistent with PM Abiy’s vision of creating a closer & full regional integration — where minds are open to ideas & markets are open to trade. Ethiopia’s decision & track record of advocating Pan African causes will bring to reality an integrated Africa.” Read more. Source | New Times

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