Boosting Intra-African Trade: ECA Convenes Experts to Bridge the Implementation Gap

In a crucial move towards strengthening Africa’s economic integration, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), alongside the African Union (AU), has hosted an Expert Group Meeting (EGM)  in Douala, Cameroon. This gathering aims to address a critical challenge: ensuring the effective implementation of the Boosting Intra-African Trade (BIAT) Action Plan, aligning it with the transformative goals of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Unlocking Africa’s Trade Potential Despite Africa’s vast economic potential, the continent’s share of global exports remains low, hovering around 3%. This underscores the pressing…

Read More

Logidoo Launches New Europe – Africa Corridor to Strengthen Senegalese Market and Economic Prosperity

Dakar, Senegal  —  To achieve its goal of transforming cross-border trade between Europe and Africa, Logidoo, a leading pan-African logistics company, proudly announces the launch of a new logistics corridor, set to commence operations in June 2024. Partnering with Skynet for domestic operations and IRsalkom for cross-border logistics, this initiative aims to provide a seamless logistics experience for businesses, bolstering economic growth and market expansion for Senegalese  and African enterprises in line with the objectives of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).   Logidoo’s new corridor will significantly boost…

Read More

Trade : Algeria signs Hosting Agreement for Intra-African Trade Fair 2025

L'Algérie signe l'accord d'accueil de la Foire commerciale intra-africaine 2025

The IATF is now a foremost event in the African calendar of economic, social, trade and even policy events The Host Agreement Signing Ceremony for the Intra-African Trade Fair 2025 (IATF2025) took place in Algiers on 15 April 2024. The Ceremony, which was hosted by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (www.Afreximbank.com), in collaboration with the African Union and the AfCFTA Secretariat, and the Government of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, paves the way for the fourth edition of the Intra-African Trade Fair to take place from 4 – 10…

Read More