Monthly Research Reports

THE IMPACT OF DIGITAL PAYMENT SYSTEMS IN FACILITATING

CROSS BORDER TRADE UNDER THE AfCFTA
August 2021 REPORT.

The African Continental Free Trade agreement (AfCFTA) one of the largest free trade areas in the world has been described as a ‘game changer’ and a springboard for African economies to improve intra-trade among its over 1.3 billion citizens. Since the creation of AfCFTA in 2018, the community of African countries has shown high commitment and determination to harness the benefits of a trade liberalized system. This is evidenced by the fact that 37 countries have now deposited their instruments of ratification, with Algeria being the latest to do so few days ago.

June Report (in Red Bold Font just as May Report)

DISTRIBUTIONAL IMPACT OF AFRICA CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AfCFTA) ON POVERTY REDUCTION & EMPLOYMENT IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA-GITFIC JUNE 2021
JUNE 2021 REPORT.

The African Continental Free Trade agreement (AfCFTA) one of the largest free trade areas in the world has been described as a ‘game changer’ and a springboard for African economies to improve intra-trade among its over 1.3 billion citizens. Since the creation of AfCFTA in 2018, the community of African countries has shown high commitment and determination to harness the benefits of a trade liberalized system. This is evidenced by the fact that 37 countries have now deposited their instruments of ratification, with Algeria being the latest to do so few days ago.

THE ROLE OF TRADE FINANCE IN THE SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF AfCFTA. A RESEARCH BY GITFIC –
MAY 2021 REPORT.
One of the most recent issues among member states is the ongoing discussion of mutually beneficial intra-African trade under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as a significant economic phenomenon. Keywords: Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), Trade Finance, Insurance, Risk, Intra African Trade, Export, Import