As the AfCFTA is expected to commence in January 2021, stakeholders discuss the ratification in view of Nigeria's intended reopening of its land borders.
Customs officials from around Africa gave a nod to the adoption of continental guidelines to facilitate the free flow of cross-border trade.
The FG has assured Nigerians that the gridlock in Apapa will soon be a thing of the past by the first quarter of 2021.
The African Union is set to discuss the launch of a payment system for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
FG has advised States to attract investments by taking advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area.
NAFDAC has committed to engaging MSMEs to harness the potential of trade and investment for economic growth and sustainability.
Despite the ratification of the AfCFTA, Nigeria's borders will remain closed until it can ensure neighbors don't dump substandard goods into the market.
The Minister stated that the ratification of the AfCFTA demonstrates Nigeria's leadership position as an economic powerhouse in Africa.
Atiku has urged Joe Biden to work on economic growth opportunities between US and Nigeria with regard to ACFTA.
The Minister said that improving standards of MSMEs would benefit Nigeria's position in the African Free Trade Agreement.