African Experts Consider Ways to Speed up CFTA Negotiations

March 31, 2017

Experts from the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and African regional economic communities met this week at the 8th Meeting of the Continental Task Force (CTF) on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) to discuss potential strategies for fast-tracking the establishment of the CFTA.

 

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Topics: REGIONAL INTEGRATION

Agreements: CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (CFTA)

Regions: AFRICA

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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