Nigeria signs Africa free trade agreement

first_img Related News Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari to meet Donald Trump at White House on April 30 The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) aims to unite 1.3 billion people, creating a .4 trillion economic bloc that could usher in a new era of development. (Photo: Reuters)Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed up to the $3 trillion Africa free trade agreement, a spokesman confirmed on Sunday. Advertising By Reuters |Abuja | Published: July 7, 2019 10:27:46 pm Explained: How India and the world are ageing Five abducted Indian sailors in Nigeria rescued after over two months in captivity: Mansukh Mandaviya As the largest economy on the continent, Nigeria’s decision to sign the deal was a boost to the pact. It was one of the last countries to commit to the deal.In signing the deal at the African Union summit in Niger, Buhari called on the contient’s nations to band together to attract investment, grow local manufacturing and combat smuggling.The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) aims to unite 1.3 billion people, creating a $3.4 trillion economic bloc that could usher in a new era of development. Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria Post Comment(s)last_img

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