AfCFTA

AfCFTA is a proposed trade agreement involving all 54 African Union member states. The continental agreement seeks to enhance trade liberalisation, deregulate services and remove tariff and non-tariff barriers. The negotiations were launched in June 2015 and the deal was signed in March 2018 by 44 nations.

Mondaq | 16-Aug-2019
The AfCFTA entered into force on May 30, 2019 for all States that have ratified the Agreement. Trading under the agreement will begin on July 1, 2020.
News Ghana | 15-May-2019
The African Union (AU) stressed the need to boost African countries’ capacity on both Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) and state-to-state dispute, as the African Continental Free Trade Area edges closer to entry into force.
Al-Ahram | 2-May-2017
Les pays africains envisagent la création d’une cour arbitrale africaine pour le règlement des litiges relatifs aux investissements. Cette solution parmi d’autres permettra d’assurer un meilleur équilibre entre la protection des investisseurs et la préservation des intérêts nationaux.