Changing Lanes: African Union seeks a united trade front
Free trade and free movement of people underpins the goals of Africa’s 55 member states as it works toward Agenda 2063 — a blueprint for socio-economic transformation across the continent. The Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement is central to this framework eliminating trade barriers to allow free access to the African market.
The Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement was ratified in May. It covers a population of 1bn people and a collective GDP of more than $2trn