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Economic Commission for Africa

27 Jun
The fundamental role of the private sector in accelerating the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was highlighted at a high-level event jointly organized by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Office Ethiopia/AU.
27 Jan 2021
With the launch of the start of trading on the basis of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), members of the African Business Council (AfBC)
29 Sep 2020
ECA, has called on governments in Africa to adopt and harmonise policies that would help the continent strike an appropriate balance
10 Jul 2019
Though the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aspires towards deepening the integration of the African continent beyond merely a free trade area, latest trade report has argued for the need to make competition, industrial policies and property rights work well. According to the ninth edition of the flagship Assessing Regional Integration in Africa report…
27 Mar 2019
To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by the target date of 2030, African countries need to grow their economies faster if they are doing presently, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says in its yearly report. According to the report, the continent’s gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to rise to 3.4 per cent this…
27 Mar 2019
Natural resource-rich African countries should consider revising existing agreements with multinational corporations operating in their countries to see that they derive maximize returns from such contracts. Countries should also enhance transparency and accountability in the industry to combat rampant cases of tax avoidance and illicit financial flows that are denying them of billions of dollars…

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