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African trade far from free
African trade far from free
South Africa has finally signed the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement, but the journey towards creating a common market of goods and services...
Tanzania pushes for delay to regional EU trade deal amid concerns over their industry
Tanzania pushes for delay to regional EU trade deal amid concerns over their industry
On Wednesday Tanzania said it would not sign a regional trade deal with the European Union, which is due to come into effect by October  1, and...
Africans negotiate 'one trade regime' for common market
Africans negotiate 'one trade regime' for common market
The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) is to be launched at a summit of heads of state and government on Wednesday in the Red Sea resort town of...
African free trade area on the horizon
African free trade area on the horizon
Twenty-six eastern and southern African nations are making progress toward agreeing on a free trade area that will create a market with nearly...
Kikwete says Tanzania won't pull out of troubled EAC
Kikwete says Tanzania won't pull out of troubled EAC
Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete said his government was not planning to pull out of the East African Community (EAC).
Africa trade bloc mulls regional infrastructure bond
Africa trade bloc mulls regional infrastructure bond
The African regional trade bloc Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) is considering issuing a regional infrastructure bond and is...
African leaders push for single market
African leaders push for single market
Leaders from three African trading blocs, accounting for more than half of the continent's industrial output, met in the Ugandan capital on...

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