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Working paper

Free trade in Africa: An important goal but not easy to achieve,

Bruegel blog. Bruegel blog. Bruegel, 2018
Dabrowski M., Myachenkova Y.
The signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and the Kigali Declaration may signal a new push towards economic integration on the African continent. However, it remains to be seen how many more countries sign up, how successfully 'phase two' is implemented later this year, and whether the agreement can be built upon to more comprehensively promote trade in services and a reduction of non-tariff barriers.