The AfCFTA will not in one dramatic swoop alter existing commercial and economic realities on a vast scale, but its implementation could lead the recovery efforts from the COVID-19 crisis – Solomon Quaynor, VP African Development...
2019 Africa Visa Openness Index: African Union Commission, African Development Bank report shows wins in visa restrictions across Africa
For the first time, on average, Africans can travel to approximately 27 countries visa-free or with a visa on arrival. Ethiopia moves up a record 32 places on the Index, entering the top 20 most visa-open countries in Africa
The Africa Trade Fund (AfTra) will support the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI), in providing and disseminating critical European market information to African exporters. The market information, which is produced and periodically updated by CBI makes it easier for African exporters and Business Support Organizations to identify business opportunities in more than 25 European market sectors.
The Technical Review Committee of the Africa Trade Fund (AfTra) at its meeting on February 13, 2015 in Abidjan, approved funding worth more than US $1.4 million for four projects that will support trade development in Africa.