Figures of the week: With AfCFTA officially in force, Africa is now the largest free trade area

Today, May 30, 2019, the African Continental Free Trade Agreement officially comes into force. Now, according to a recent Brookings Africa Growth Initiative policy brief, under a successfully implemented AfCFTA, Africa will have a combined consumer and business spending of $6.7 trillion in 2030. Indeed, Africa is home to the world’s largest free trade area … Continue reading Figures of the week: With AfCFTA officially in force, Africa is now the largest free trade area