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The African Continental Free Trade Area | Virtual event

Current state of play

Event wrap up

Thank you for registering and joining our PwC virtual event on Thursday, 25 November 2021: The African Continental Free Trade Area: Current state of play. It was a pleasure to engage with you and we appreciate your attendance and participation.

For reference, you can access a session recording below.

Access the session recording here

We would be glad to continue this conversation with you. Please feel free to contact Esther Ngutiku in the contact us section below.


Event details

Date: Thursday, 25 November 2021
Time: 10.30am - 12pm

The African Continental Free Trade Area (“AfCFTA”) will revolutionise trade with and within Africa. Whilst trade under AfCFTA was set in motion on 1 January 2021, there is still significant work that is going on, both by the AfCFTA Secretariat and member countries, in order to make the free trade area fully operational.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited (“PwC”) is pleased to invite you to a webinar during which we will discuss the current state of affairs with officials from the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development’s State Department for Trade, as well as the Kenya Revenue Authority’s Customs and Border Control Department, being Kenya’s lead negotiators and implementers, respectively.

We will explore the following themes, highlighting what has been accomplished, what is in progress and what is planned for the future:

  • Status of Tariff Concessions;
  • Status of Rules of Origin;
  • Ongoing negotiations and estimated timelines;
  • Trading documents; and
  • Customs procedures (import/export)

The webinar will feature the following participants:

  1. Maurice Mwaniki – Customs and International Trade, PwC
  2. Kavata Mutuku – Trade Facilitation, Customs and Border Control Department
  3. George Dinda – Department of International Trade, State Department of Trade and Enterprise Development


Contact us

Esther Ngutiku

Administrator , PwC Kenya

Tel: +254 (0) 20 285 5050

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