Drivers of trade in Africa are SMEs – AfCFTA Boss

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The Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, Mene Wamkele, has underscored the importance of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) on the continent.

He said this at the seminar on ‘Trade Financing for SMEs under the AfCFTA’ which is ongoing at the #AfCFTA Pavilion, at the #IATF2021.

The conversation is focused on narrowing the gap between SMEs and Financial institutions like @GroupEcobank, @UBAGroup. @StandardBanks

In his Statement The Secretary General of the AfCFTA Secretariat H.E. @MeneWamkele reminded us that The drivers of trade in the continent are the SMEs and the informal sector and they are the people who need free trade agreements.

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana