Tag: Free trade

Trade data spanning several years has shown that the countries that formerly advocated for and vehemently implemented free trade principles and strategies, are now decoupling. Deviation from the free trade system as we know it is causing a number of detrimental consequences for emerging economies. Thus, as powerhouse countries such as the United States and […]Continue reading

The Guided Trade Initiative (GTI) is the latest of a number of new developments designed to enhance trade in Africa’s continent-wide free trade zone. It was launched in October 2022 to test meaningful, continuous trade under AfCFTA and aid the development of regional value chains that allow for more sustainable, climate-friendly trade across the continent. […]Continue reading