Rwanda has become the third African country to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) deal. Kigali submitted ratification instruments to the African Union (A.U.) on Saturday. The first two countries were Kenya and Ghana who submitted documents on May 10. Rwanda was however, the first to ratify the Protocol on the Free Movement […]
Amid great fanfare 44 African countries signed the long-awaited African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) earlier this year. The bloc is expected to boost intra-African trade – pegged at less than 20% – by eliminating import duties and scaling back tariffs. If fully implemented, a market of 1.2bn people with a combined GDP of $2.5 […]
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has compiled a list of countries on the African continent based on their gross domestic products. Thus, according to this ranking, Tunisia is placed in 12th position, with a GDP equal to 42 billion dollars. Algeria, it is at the foot of the podium, in 4th place with a GDP […]
In the framework of the cooperation visits of the Chairman of the African Economic Council in several countries, Mr. Amor Belkhairia meets the Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia in Doha.
Plans put forward to improve Libyan-Tunisian trade relations Jamal Suissi, the representative of the Libyan businessmen delegation participating in the Tunisian-Libyan Investment Conference in Tunis, has called for reactivation of joint agreements between the two countries in the field of trade exchange. Suissi stressed in a press statement that the development of Tunisian-Libyan investments requires […]
Africa has always been and will continue to be a dynamic landscape, from both a physical and a human geography perspective. While in the past the continent’s rich resources were used for the advantage of others, the time is now for Africa to move into a new era of self-sufficiency born out of increased trade. […]