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Launch of Africa-wide free trade zone

06/07/2019
Graphic News

June 7, 2019 -- The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is expected to be one of the world’s largest single markets, potentially boosting economic growth across a continent of 55 nations.

If all African nations join, the free trade area will cover more than 1.2 billion people and have a combined GDP of $2.5 trillion.

AfCFTA is meant to eliminate 90 percent of tariffs and create a single market with free movement of goods and services. Full implementation will take years.

The operational phase of the free trade area is expected to be formally launched on July 7 at a summit of the African Union in Niger.


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