Africa trade and Covid‑19: The supply chain dimension

  • 18/08/2020

Covid-19 has strengthened the case for developing intra-African regional value chains and unlocking the continent’s business potential through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Covid‑19 has magnified Africa’s reliance on imported pharmaceuticals (both final and intermediate products) and amplified the urgency to build competitive, resilient and robust value chains in this sector.