Building a Continental Trade Powerhouse: The Pivotal Role of Trade Finance in Delivering the Free Trade Area
GTR East Africa 2022
June 21, 2022
Simon Cook moderated a panel discussion titled “Building a continental trade powerhouse: The pivotal role of trade finance in delivering the free trade area” at GTR East Africa 2022 on June 21 in Nairobi.
This panel of intraregional trade and financing experts pinpointed the key factors creating a solid foundation for East Africa’s central role as a continental trade powerhouse including recent intraregional trade growth, progress with ecosystem digitisation, its fast-growing ICT sector and ongoing commitment to infrastructure development.