Competition: Why it is Important for CFTA?

April 25, 2016, Addis Ababa

CUTS International conducted a seminar facilitated by United Nation’s Economic Commission for Africa at Addis Ababa on April 25. The seminar delivered by Pradeep S. Mehta (Secretary General, CUTS International) was aimed at highlighting the importance of having a competition framework with the initiation of discussions for the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA). It has been indicated that competition and investment would be part of the second phase of the CFTA.

The seminar was well attended by participants from UNECA, UNCTAD regional office and the African Union Commission.