The Tripartite Free Trade Area comprise of 26 countries from the three (3) Regional Economic Communities of COMESA, the EAC and SADC. The Tripartite Free Trade Area consists of a combined population of nearly 625 million people and a total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of approximately US$1.3 trillion, accounting for almost half the membership of the African Union and 60 percent of the Continent Gross Domestic Product.
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Topics: REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)
Agreements: SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY (SADC)
Authors: TRADE LAW CENTER