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Free trade area to lift Intra-African trade share to 52 percent

Published on August 08, 2018

The probable largest free trade area agreement, African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) has been tipped to be a huge game changer for the intra-African trade share. Africa’s total trade share currently stands at 16 percent, but with the implementation of the trade agreement between 44 African Union member states, it could shoot to 52 percent. This would be propelled courtesy of the increased trade relations and interactions in the African continent. Read more. Source | The Exchange