Support to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)Displaying results 1 - 10 of 20
Africa's rise as a global supply chain force: UNCTAD report
16 Aug 2023
With abundant resources and growing consumer market, Africa can become a prominent manufacturing destination for tech-intensive industries and a key link in global supply chains.
UNCTAD reiterates commitment to Africa at continental summit
19 Feb 2023
The organization will continue to support the continent’s countries to cope with ongoing multiple and interrelated crises, and build resilience to future shocks.
Simpler rules of origin needed to boost free trade in Africa, study shows
13 Feb 2023
UNCTAD calls for reforms to existing rules to help the continent’s companies take advantage of African free trade agreements.
UNCTAD and AfCFTA Secretariat strengthen ties to boost regional integration and trade in Africa
10 Oct 2022
They will scale up partnerships to maximize the trade, investment and development opportunities of African countries.
Revitalizing African agriculture: Time for bold action
30 Sep 2022
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
New opportunities for accelerating pan-African trade
14 Dec 2021
By Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Africa’s free trade area can deliver considerable inclusive economic growth for the continent
8 Dec 2021
But the world’s largest free trade area needs measures to boost productivity and expand opportunities.
AfCFTA could boost maritime trade in Africa
18 Nov 2021
UNCTAD says the African Continental Free Trade Area could boost intra-African trade by up to 33% and cut the continent’s trade deficit by 51%.
How continental treaty can foster sustainable trade in biodiversity in Africa
19 Aug 2021
New study shows how to transform the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement into an enabler of sustainable trade in biodiversity as a key driver of an environmentally friendly recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.