African Countries Make Headway Towards the Creation of the CFTA

December 8, 2017

African countries concluded an intense month of talks as part of the negotiating process towards the establishment of the Continental free trade area (CFTA), with the fourth Meeting of African Ministers of Trade (AMOT) taking place on 1-2 December in Niamey, Niger. The meeting was preceded by technical work and discussions under the other CFTA bodies, including technical working groups, the CFTA Negotiating Forum, as well as the Meeting of Senior Trade Officials.

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Topics: REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: AFRICA

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

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