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  • ***NOTN launches Independent Study Report on The Potential Benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area on Nigeria. The report was compiled by a consortium of academics and research institutions *** AfCFTA News: Inputs autonomously decided and submitted by 11 Private Sector Stakeholders, can now be found on the AfCFTA Section of the NOTN website. Inputs are from: Association of Women Entrepreneurs (AWEP); National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMMA); Federation of South-South Chambers of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture (Fossccima); Nigerian Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASMEs); Nigerian Agri-Business Group (NABG); Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN); Digital Economy (Jumia); Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE); Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG); Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS); and Nigerian Proforce Defence Company *** AfCFTA News: the 5 Communiqués, adopted and signed in 5 geopolitical zones and the 1 Factual Summary co-signed by the President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and the DG NOTN, for the South-West Geopolitical Zone, can also be found on the AfCFTA Section on NOTN website *** South Africa, Sierra Leone, Lesotho, Burundi, and Namibia signs the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area at the 31st AU Summit while Eswatini and Chad deposited their instruments of ratification of the AfCFTA in Nouakchott, Mauritania *** As directed by the Presidency, the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations conducted a nationwide, sectoral and industry wide consultation and sensitization exercise on the African Continental Free Trade Area from the 15th of March to the 14th of June, 2018. ***