Council Of Ministers Approves Ethiopia’s Membership To AfCFTA



Addis Ababa, February 2, 2019 (FBC) – The Council of Ministers today approved Ethiopia’s membership to the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

The AfCFTA, one of the biggest trade agreements since the creation of the World Trade Organization (WTO), attempts to create a single market in Africa.

The decision is consistent with Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed’s vision of creating a closer and full regional integration, where minds are open to ideas and markets are open to trade, Office of the Prime Minister said.

Ethiopia’s decision and track record of advocating Pan African causes will bring to reality an integrated Africa, the office Added.


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