The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and its benefits for companies
9.2.2022

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and its benefits for companies

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AfCFTA -agreement aims to create a single market for goods and services to deepen the economic integration of Africa. Join us and learn more about the AfCFTA and widen your networks by getting to know companies from Africa. This event is free of charge.

9.2. klo 15.00 - 17.00Ilmoittaudu viimeistään 7.2.2022

This event is free of charge.

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AfCFTA - The agreement aims to create a single market for goods and services to deepen the economic integration of Africa. The AfCFTA aims to reduce tariffs among members and covers policy areas such as trade facilitation and services, as well as regulatory measures such as sanitary standards and technical barriers to trade.

Join us and learn more about the AfCFTA and widen your networks by getting to know the companies from Africa.

The event is co-organized by AfCFTA,  the Africa Business Network of the Finland Chamber of Commerce, Business Finland, Finnpartnership and the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce.

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AfCFTA, the Africa Business Network of the Finland Chamber of Commerce, Business Finland, Finnpartnership

Ohjelma ja paikka

15.00 
Welcome words
Aissatou Diallo, Senior Programme Coordinator AfCFTA Anne Hatanpää, Secretary General, Africa Business Network, Finland Chamber of Commerce 

15.10 – 15.25
Overview of ITC’s footprint in Africa and our One Trade Africa project 
Lily Sommer, Technical Expert for our One Trade Africa programme 

15.25 – 15.35 
Status of AfCFTA negotiations and how to trade 
Aissatou Diallo, Senior Programme Coordinator AfCFTA 

15.35 – 16.05 
Company cases

16.05 – 16.25

Comments by 
Birgit Nevala, Director, Finnpartnership
Christopher Palmberg, Head, Developing Market Platform,  Business Finland 

16.25 – 16.55 
Q&A, among others touching on opportunities to connect African entrepreneurs more closely to Finland 

16.55 – 17.00 Closing words 
Aissatou Diallo, Senior Programme Coordinator AfCFTA Anne Hatanpää, Secretary General, Africa Business Network, Finland Chamber of Commerce

Lisätiedot

Hanna Blomqvist
0409207025
hanna.blomqvist@chamber.fi

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