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The AeTrade Group, in collaboration with the Canadian Council on Africa (CCAfrica), presents a high-level Webinar

October 07th, 2020 | 09H00 – 11H30 EST

FREE TO REGISTER! – Registration required to access the webinar

You may be aware that African leaders have come together to create a gigantic marketplace through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). AfCFTA creates a single continent-wide market for goods and services and promotes the movement of capital and people. The World Bank estimates that the “AfCFTA agreement will create the largest free trade area in the world measured by the number of countries participating. The pact connects 1.3 billion people across 55 countries with a combined gross domestic product (GDP) valued at US$3.4 trillion.

This special webinar will feature His Excellency Mahamadou ISSOUFOU, President of the Republic of Niger and Leader of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Other speakers include:

  • H.E. Wamkele MENE, Secretary General of AfCFTA;

  • H.E. Ambassador Albert MUCHANGA, Commissioner for Trade and Industry, African Union Commission; 

  • Mr. Khaled SHERIF, Vice President, Regional Integration and Business Delivery, African Development Bank, 

  • and other special guests

The purpose of this important webinar is to share with the Canadian business community the significance and the magnitude of the business opportunities that will emerge from the AfCFTA and the introduction of the African E-commerce Platform that will enable fast and better communication for business and investment linkages between Canada and the African Continent. 

This event is an opportunity for you to learn more about this vast and untapped market and help you to prepare your Post-COVID strategies to better engage with the continent of Africa, which is the new frontier in trade and investment potential.

The AeTrade Group is a multi-stakeholder group of African Diaspora professionals and business-people, with affiliation to the African Union Commission, committed to designing, developing and implementing e-commerce and e-empowerment programs that will enhance intra-and inter-African trade. It includes a focus on mobilizing and expanding opportunities for the youth, women and small and medium enterprises in Africa.

This is an opportunity not to be missed, please registrar today. 

We look forward to having you join us on October 7 for this special event.

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