Harmonisation of the EAC industrial policy agenda, SADC Industrialization Strategy and Roadmap of 2015 and the COMESA Industrialization policy is crucial to Africa's Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA).

East African Community to Make Regional Trade Faster and Simpler

By Khalifa Hemed Published January 5, 2019 Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi have agreed to make trade among them as East African Community (EAC) and other African countries faster and simpler. “This is an opportunity for the East African Community (EAC) countries to sell their products within the region,…

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Said Adejumobi, Regional Director, Southern Africa, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Market Liberalisation Without Production is Meaningless

By Khalifa Hemed Published October 29, 2017 Opening up of markets in Africa without enhanced production is a recipe for disaster. Said Adejumobi, the Southern Africa regional director of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), says without production, trade and market liberalisation in Africa is meaningless. Adejumobi spoke in…

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