The comments made by Vicky Ford, the Minister for Africa, on 29 March 2022.
Closer integration between African economies boosts growth across the continent creates opportunities and helps lift people out of poverty.
The UK is a committed partner in this mission. This UK funding will promote long-term partnerships between African countries and support a more prosperous, greener continent.
I am delighted to be supporting the AfCFTA Secretariat and its Member States to deliver freer and fairer trade systems in Africa.