Remove trade barriers and scale up good practices, says ECA’s Karingi

Africa Trade Forum

Té / 25 September 2012

A senior UN official told participants attending the ongoing Africa Trade Forum that simplifying trade relationships, in areas such as clearance times at ports can greatly facilitate trade and bring about economic dividends. Mr. Stephen Karingi, Director, Regional Integration and Trade Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) made this statement during a debate on trade facilitation, Monday this week. The Forum is holding on the theme: Boosting intra-African trade and establishing the continental free trade area, from 24-26 October.


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