AfCFTA offers opportunity for Nigeria but manufacturing sector to bear the brunt —MAN

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has said the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) offers enormous opportunities for Nigeria, but the association admitted the country’s manufacturing sector will be hard hit owing to the poor competitiveness of many firms. Speaking at the zonal sensitisation workshop on AfCFTA organised by MAN for local manufacturers, Mansur Ahmed, MAN president, described the trade treaty as a symbol of the commitment of African Union to free trade on the continent through progressive elimination of tariffs on imports covering 90 per cent of tariff…

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