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Advancing EU-Africa cooperation in light of the African Continental Free Trade Area


Axel Berger, Clara Brandi, Frederik Stender, Edward K Brown, Philomena Apiko and Sean Woolfrey, European Think Tanks Group paper, September 2020

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In this paper for the European Think Tanks Group, DIE’s Axel Berger, Clara Brandi and Frederik Stender, ACET’s Edward K Brown and ECDPM’s Philomena Apiko and Sean Woolfrey look at the obstacles to implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and at how AfCFTA-related cooperation between Africa and the European Union can be strengthened.

This paper is part of a special series on Africa-EU relations, produced by European Think Tanks Group members DIE and ECDPM in cooperation with ACET.

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African institutions and regional dynamicsEuropean external affairsTrade, investment and financePapersAfrican Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)