Last week we looked at visa openness in Africa and concluded that the continent remains largely closed with its citizens requiring visas to travel to 55% of other African countries. This week we take a closer look at free trade in Africa. There are currently 17 trade blocs in Africa, but intra-African trade falls below 10% versus 50% in Asia and 65% in Europe. So why is intra-African trade so low and what can African leaders do to encourage greater trade and integration in Africa?
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Authors: ZIMBABWE INDEPENDENT