The Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement: A milestone for Africa’s regional integration process

June 23, 2015

The Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement (TFTA), bringing together member and partner states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Community (EAC) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), was signed in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt on 10June 2015 by representatives of most of the 26 countries covered by the deal. 

 

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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: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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