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Posted on 7/04/2022 by DHL Express

UK backs Africa’s ambitious continental free trade initiative

The UK is launching a £35 million programme to support the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the world’s largest free trading bloc. The continental trade initiative will create a single market, providing greater trade opportunities for UK businesses exporting goods and services into the area and boosting Africa’s economic growth.

International Trade Secretary, Anne-Marie Trevelyan said: “This new aid programme shows that trade is a force for good, and will lead to increased trade, investment, and prosperity for both Africa and the UK.”

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