Africa Launches Largest Trading Block With 620 Million Consumers

February 22, 2016

More than 1,500 public and private business delegates and state leaders agreed on 20-21 February to mobilise massive investments for the implementation of Africa's largest trading bloc which was created last year by 26 African countries with a total of 620 million consumers and a combined Gross Domestic Product (GDP) nearing 1,2 trillion dollars.

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Topics: COMMON MARKET FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA (COMESA) EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY (EAC) REGIONAL INTEGRATION

Regions: EAST AFRICA SOUTHERN AFRICA AFRICA

Authors: ALL AFRICA

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