Trade News

If you are looking at trade developments across Africa, Global Trade Africa has you covered in that aspect with a Trade News section dedicated to bringing our readers the latest trends in and out of Africa. The coverage of Trade News includes foreign trade and investment across all African countries namely; Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Algeria, Sudan, Morocco, Mozambique, Ghana, Angola, Somalia, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Niger, Malawi, Zambia, Mali, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Tunisia, Guinea, Rwanda, Benin, Burundi, South Sudan, Eritrea, Sierra Leone, Togo, Libya, Central African Republic, Mauritania, Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, Gambia, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritius, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Djibouti, Comoros, Western Sahara, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Príncipe and Seychelles. Reporting of Trade News focuses on the import and export of goods encompassing all key sectors of the economy such as Agriculture, Financial Services, Manufacturing and Infrastructure. Global Trade Africa has strategically aligned the Trade News analysis to support the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

The main objectives of the AfCFTA are to:

  • create a single market, deepening the economic integration of the continent
  • establish a liberalised market through multiple rounds of negotiations
  • aid the movement of capital and people, facilitating investment
  • move towards the establishment of a future continental customs union
  • achieve sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development, gender equality and structural transformations within member states
  • enhance competitiveness of member states within Africa and in the global market
  • encourage industrial development through diversification and regional value chain development, agricultural development and food security
  • resolve challenges of multiple and overlapping memberships