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Intra-African trade has remained at 16 per cent over the last six years with just a few countries contributing to this percentage. Amr Kamel, Executive Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Banking, at Afreximbank believes that the forum will help steer conversations towards unlocking the bottlenecks that hinder trade in the continent.
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