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Africa is About to Launch a Cairo-to-Cape Town Free Trade Area

Posted May 28, 2015

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(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.