The AfCFTA Intra African Business Opportunity

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AfCFTA

In this episode, we talk to Pramod Bagalwadi, CEO DHL Global Forwarding for Sub Saharan Africa on how the African Free Continental Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will boost intra-African trade. We break down how receptive national borders under the AfCFTA could benefit African MSMEs through freer movement of people, goods, and resources, allowing them to target the entirety of the 1.2 billion population. We also talk about the impediments to the agreement such as varying divestment in infrastructure among member countries and conflicting national interests and how they could shape the success of the agreement.

Tune in to learn:

  • How Covid-19 pushed innovation in the logistics space.
  • How optimizing member country regulations such as tax policies could help more SMEs reach customers regionally.
  • How improvements of infrastructure will boost trade between Africa and the world by bringing multinationals closer to their consumers.

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This episode features:
Pramod Bagalwadi – CEO, – DHL Global Forwarding, Sub Saharan Africa
Mwakaneno Gakweli – Podcast Producer/Host, Hisa and The Kenyan Wallstreet
Produced by Mwakaneno Gakweli

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