EVENTS | 23 JUNE 2021 African Continental Free Trade Area Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Insights and Events > African Continental Free Trade Area SHARE The AfCFTA will unite all 55 member states of the African Union, bringing together the world’s largest working-age population to create an amazing platform that will empower global businesses, and help them find fruitful financial opportunities. https://cib.absa.africa/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/file_example_MP3_700KB.mp3 Related Reports EVENT Africa Financial Markets Index 2018 The continent’s financial markets have remained resilient and innovative amid slowing worldwide growth after the synchronised upturn of 2017. However, they remain fragmented and shallow compared to their equivalents in Latin America and Asia. EVENT Africa Financial Markets Index 2019 The continent’s challenges are clearly visible, and its countries are crafting actionable solutions. Highlighting the positive developments in market infrastructure and the fostering of market Growth, The 2019 Absa Africa Financial Markets Index report assesses progress and potential across six key pillars: EVENT Africa Financial Markets Index 2020 The 2020 Absa Africa Financial Markets Index report launch will provide an in-depth look into the continent’s financial markets.