G8 Kananaskis Africa Action Plan

Sectors : Regional trade
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
2002
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Commitments in: Trade - Regional trade

“III. Fostering Trade, Investment, Economic Growth and Sustainable Development…

...we commit to...
...3.5 Supporting African efforts to advance regional economic integration and intra-African trade – including by:
• Helping African countries develop regional institutions in key sectors affecting regional integration, including infrastructure, water, food security and energy, and sustainable management and conservation of natural resources;

• Working towards enhanced market access, on a WTO-compatible basis, for trade with African free trade areas or customs unions;

• Supporting the efforts of African countries to eliminate tariff and non-tariff barriers within Africa in a WTO-consistent manner; and,

• Supporting efforts by African countries to work towards lowering trade barriers on imports from the rest of the world.”

Scope: 
Africa