Industry sceptical about African free trade agreement

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Article by Adele Mackenzie from FTW

While the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was signed amid much fanfare at the African Union Extraordinary Summit in Kigali, Rwanda last week, many in the freight industry are sceptical. One FTW reader, describing the 40 years of negotiations around the AfCFTA as “a joke”, questioned whether the resolutions would ever reach “the man with the stamp in hand” at the border.

Gavin Kelly, technical and operations manager for the Road Freight Association read more