African ministers call for swift actions to realize continental FTA – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, May 14 (Xinhua) — African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development on Monday called for swift actions towards realizing the continent’s ambitions through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, addressing a High-level Ministerial Dialogue on the AfCFTA as part of the ongoing 51st ministerial conference In Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Monday, have voiced joint support to the free trade pact.

Implementation of the AfCFTA, including internal reforms for member countries to fully benefit from the initiative, the strategic decisions to maximize countries’ competitiveness, taxation issues and the importance of international cooperation on the field, were among the major topics raised during…

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