Tag: AFCFTA

UNDP, Government Et Al To Amplify Development Opportunities Under AfCFTA

The UNDP Ghana Resident Representative, Dr. Angelina Lusigi has expressed her outfits excitement to partner with the government of Ghana, development partners and the AfCFTA secretariat to amplify opportunities that’s available within the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement for the growth of businesses in Ghana and overall development […]

Application To Export Under Afcfta Via Icums To Begin On Jan 18 – CUSTOMS

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has revealed that the application processes for exports under the African Continental Free Trade Area through the Integrated Customs Management System will begin on Jan 18, 2021. The Assistant Commissioner of Customs in Charge of Tariff and Trade and also responsible for […]

Customs Urge Traders To Do Due Diligence Of Destination Countries Before Commencement Of Processes Under AfCFTA

An Assistant Commissioner of Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, in Charge of Tariff and Trade, and Responsible for Free Trade Agreements including AfCFTA, Fechin Akoto has advised importers and exporters who wish to trade within the African Continental Free Trade Area to first and foremost find out if […]

Kenya’s High Commissioner To Ghana Calls For Inter-Institutional Cooperation Among African Countries Ahead Of AfCFTA

Kenya’s High Commissioner to Ghana, His Excellency Eliphas Mugendi Barine, has called for inter-institutional collaborations among private sector groups in African countries that would create the synergy necessary to diversify product range to meet the international demand. Speaking on Eye on Port, the Kenyan High Commissioner to Ghana, explained that […]

AfCFTA To Take Care Of Non-Tariff Barriers That Hinder Intra-African Trade

Naa Amanua Williams, the Owner and Head Designer at Emma Bird Handmade Jewellery and Accessories and successful Ghanaian exporter of jewelries and accessories made from cut garments has lamented the cost of logistics in Africa which has been a major disincentive for intra-continental trade. According to her, the various transportation […]

Pundits Propose Way Forward For Successful Implementation Of AfCFTA

Trade experts in Ghana have raised some concerns needed to be addressed in order to enjoy a successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement following the handing over and commissioning of the AfCFTA Secretariat by the President of Ghana. The African Continental Free Trade Area is intended […]

AFCFTA Will Need More Commitment To Be Successful – Ziad Hamoui

Ziad Hamoui, President of Borderless Alliance, has described the AfCFTA as a landmark achievement but hinted however that there is room for Africa to improve in the implementation of such good initiatives as historically, Africa has proven to fail repeatedly in enforcing implementation of such regional policies. “Previously there’s been […]

AFCFTA Is The Best Thing That Has Happened To African Trade – Carlos Ahenkorah

A Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah, has welcomed the African Continental Free Trade Area, saying it would be beneficial for African trade. “African leaders have agreed that you can be in one country and produce goods to export to other African countries without any hindrance when it […]