(Virtual) meeting of the AfCFTA Technical Working Group on Rules of Origin is
scheduled for 13-17 July 2020. The aim the meeting will be to consider the
draft manual on the application of the rules of origin. Officials from the MRA
Customs as well as the International Trade Division will be participating in
The Manual on the
application of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Rules of Origin
is a publication which sets out guidelines on the operationalisation of Annex 2
on Rules of Origin in order to accord tariff preferences to goods that meet the
origin rules and are traded between the AfCFTA State Parties. The Manual spells
out in detail the application of the rules used in determining the origin
status of Goods, procedures of administering the rules and the institutional
framework for the implementation of the AFCFTA Rules of Origin.
submitted its comments on the proposed draft manual to the African Union
Commission on 07 July 2020.
13 July 2020