Tag: african free trade agreement
African leaders launch free-trade zone, what you need to know about this potential economic “game changer”
African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development.
This year's theme of the ongoing annual meetings of the Africa Export-Import Bank is "harnessing emerging partnerships in an era of rising protectionism". Ha-Joon Chang, Economics Lecturer at Cambridge University joined CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole to breakdown the theme and how Africa can Position for Profitable Partnerships.
Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo says he would advise his home country to sign the African Free Trade Agreement before heading the African Union Niamey Meetings. He discussed the significance of the treaty among other things with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of the Afreximbank 2019 Annual Meetings in Moscow.