Africa-Free-Trade Zone | Inside Story


Al Jazeera English

Published on Jan 1, 2021

A new year, and a new start for Africa. The world’s largest single market has opened, enabling all but one of the 54 nations to begin trading. The African Continental Free Trade Area is a landmark deal – bringing together the continent’s multi-trillion dollar economy into one bloc. While only 33 of the signatories have put the deal into effect, it’s already being heralded as a turning point for Africa’s economic future. But many argue the continent lacks proper infrastructure to implement the agreement So, is Africa ready for the free movement of goods and people?

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