Ratification of African Continental Free Trade Area Gets Underway

May 24, 2018

Two months after over 40 nations signed a framework agreement for an African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), signatories are now beginning the ratification process, while also looking at the technical work needed to make the area a reality. However, analysts note that many steps remain before the deal can be fully ratified and implemented. 

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Topics: REGIONAL INTEGRATION REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: AFRICA

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

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