AfCFTA members hammer out details on rules of origin

23 June 2022

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement has moved a step closer to being able to fulfil its promise to boost intra-continental trade as member states start to iron out the fine print of broad initial agreements.

The AfCFTA secretariat has revealed that member states are making progress when it comes to agreeing and implementing rules of origin (RoO) – necessary to determine the nationality of a product and therefore whether the AfCFTA applies.

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