SADC intra trade has been constant in the past few years with the manufacturing capacity of SADC member states decreasing in the last 5 years. This was the centre of the discussion at the 12th SADC Industrial Development Forum Meeting, hosted in Dar es Salaam from the 4th to the 6th of November 2019.
4 out of 16 SADC countries have ratified their laws paving way for the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement. On the other hand, only one SADC country has ratified its laws for the adoption of the Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement (TFTA). What does this mean for the TFTA?
The SADC Industrial Development Forum (IDF) brings together regional public and private sector policy expects to take stock of the SADC Industrialisation Strategy and Roadmap and map the way forward.