(Mike Bird – Business Insider)
The world is just about to get a free trade area that’s bigger, by population, than either the European Union or NAFTA.
It’s got nothing to do with the much-publicised Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). In fact, you’ve probably never heard of it.
It’s actually the Tripartite Free Trade Area, a deal that will wrap together 26 African nations with a population north of 600 million. Click here to read more.
- Free Trade Area to Link Cape and Cairo (All Africa)
- The TFA: Is it the Way to Deepen Integration in Africa? (Brookings Institute)