Tag: hippolyte fofack

Afreximbank on COVID-19 opportunities & challenges for intra-Africa trade

Members of the African Union had set July 1 as the day to operationalize the African Free Trade Area Agreement but with COVID-19 pandemic affecting all member countries, this has been pushed back to a yet to be named date though some experts believe the AfCFTA implementation should go ahead. So could this be an opportunity for improved Intra Africa trade? Hippolyte Fofack, Chief Economist Afreximbank joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: An opportunity for improved intra-Africa trade?

Members of the African union had set July 1 as the day to operationalize The African Free Trade Area Agreement but with COVID-19 pandemic affecting all member countries, this has been pushed back to a yet to be named date though some experts believe the AFCFTA implementation should go ahead. So could this be an opportunity for improved intra Africa trade? DR. Hippolyte Fofack joins CNBC Africa for more.

AU Summit 2020: Afreximbank: Why Africa should speak with one voice on trade

Ahead of the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union Commission Summit in Addis Ababa, CNBC Africa’s Godfrey Mutizwa spoke to Dr. Hippolyte Fofack, Chief Economist and Director, Research and International Cooperation at Afreximbank on why Africa should speak with one voice on trade as a way to consolidate its bargaining power on the global stage.
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