With tariffs gone, the work begins for African trade. By Dr. George Elombi, Executive Vice President (Governance, Legal & Corporate Services), Afreximbank, in the Financial Times, 14 March 2020.

Removal of tariff barriers by the AfCFTA is a starting point, not a destination. When the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) came into force in May last year, it set a course for radical increases in prosperity across the continent. The agreement strips away tariffs on 90 per cent of goods and opens up