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NEWS UPDATE: Awolowo urges Cross River exporters to take advantage of AFCFTA

NEWS UPDATE: Awolowo urges Cross River exporters to take advantage of AFCFTA

The Chief top dog of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) Olusegun Awolowo has approached Nigerian exporters to make the most of the chances accessible in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) market.

He talked during a one day studio to sharpen possible exporters on endeavors to speed up the seriousness of Nigerian exportable brands.

The studio, held in Calabar on Thursday had the topic, ‘Commodity Competency Development to improve MSMEs Success in ECOWAS and (AFCFTA).

Awolowo said, “Cross River exporters ought to be ready for the African single biggest market.

“It’s our obligation as a zenith office answerable for the advancement of non-oil product to guarantee that our exporters are completely equipped with every fundamental expertise and necessities to have the option to work in this market”

Represented by the Deputy Director, Policy and Strategy, Akintunde Folorunso said AFCFTA will help Intra – African exchange by 53.3%.

He expressed that it likewise covers a (GDP) of $2.5 trillion of the African market.

Awolowo further said the Export Expansion Facility Program (EEFP) is one of the commendable drives and backing of the Federal Government for SMEs in the country.

Speaking prior, the central exchange advancement official, Calabar Export, Sylvia Adeneye said the essential target of the studio was to upgrade MSMEs accomplishment in entering the product market by exploiting AFCFTA and ECOWAS Trade Liberation Scheme (ETLS).

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