African Continental Free Trade Area Current Affairs, GK & News
The African Continental Free Trade Area is the result of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement among all 55 members of the African Union. If ratified, the agreement would result in the largest free-trade area in terms of participating countries since the formation of the World Trade Organization. African heads of state gathered in Kigali, Rwanda in March 2018 to sign the proposed agreement. Forty-four of ..
India has extended US$ 15 million grant assistance to Niger in support of organizing of the African Union (AU) summit scheduled from 7-8 July, 2019 in Niamey, the capital of Niger. The support of grant assistance was in response to a specific request made by Government of Niger. Niger is hosting the AU Summit for ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
India has for the first time extended $15 Million financial support to Niger as a support for organising African Union (AU) summit scheduled to be held in 7-8 July 2019 in Niamey (Capital of Niger). This will be the 1st time that Niger will be hosting an AU summit. Key Highlights The assistance in form ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Topics: AfCFTA • African Continental Free Trade Area • African Union • African Union Summit 2019 • AU • India-Niger • Lines of Credit to Niger • Mahatma Gandhi International Convention Centre • Memorandum of understanding • MGICC • Niamey • Niger • Rajesh Agarwal
The 44 African countries from total 55 members of African Union (AU) have signed agreement to create African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), one of the world’s largest free trade blocs. The agreement was signed at a summit held in Kigali, Rwanda. The signed AfCFTA agreement contains legal framework for free trade area. It will ..