Africa's tripartite free trade deal urged to be ratified quickly

December 14, 2015

A tripartite free trade agreement signed in June by three African regional blocs was urged to be ratified quickly, according to the outcome of a meeting of Council of Ministers of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) received on Monday. The tripartite free trade agreement was launched in June this year by COMESA, the East African Community (EAC) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Egypt.

Read Full Article: Link


Topics: SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY (SADC) COMMON MARKET FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA (COMESA) EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY (EAC) REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: AFRICA

Authors: XINHUA NEWS AGENCY

RTA

In Other News

APEC Leaders Debate Approach to Trade Tensions, WTO Issues at Port Moresby Summit

November 22, 2018

Leaders from 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies wrapped up their annual summit this past weekend in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, tackling a host of subjects relating to region...READ MORE

EU, South Africa Discuss Options for Closer Economic Ties at Presidential Summit

November 22, 2018

South African leaders met with their European counterparts in Brussels for a presidential summit on 15 November to discuss future opportunities for cooperation, including on economic issues. Discus...READ MORE