Africa Creates TFTA – Cape to Cairo Free Trade Zone
African leaders have agreed to create the continent’s largest free-trade zone, covering 26 countries in an area from Cape Town to Cairo. The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) will cap five years of negotiations.
Three existing trade blocs – the Southern African Development Community (Sadc); the East African Community (EAC) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) – are to be united into a single new zone.
Read more here and here.
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa), East African Community (EAC), Southern African Development Community (Sadc), Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA)
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#1 by Jonas Aryee on June 16, 2015 - 4:13 PM
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#2 by debra hall on June 24, 2015 - 11:00 PM
thank you for sharing
#3 by oldpoet56 on July 13, 2015 - 12:28 PM
I hope that this plan is not just good news for big investors but good for the everyday civilian of their countries.
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