The 2020 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor (AATM) Report Social Media Kit
Hawa - Thu, 09/10/2020



 



The social media kit of the Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor (AATM) Report's release gathers key messages about the continental & regional trends in African agricultural trade flows & policies. Feel free to share the content, copying, and pasting the text or using your own words. Graphics are available below. 



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  • On September 10 2020, download the 3rd edition of the #Africa #Agriculture Trade Monitor #2020AATM Report. This new publication will be released at @TheAGRF Virtual Summit. https://bit.ly/35gWgmV




  • The #2020AATM focuses on analysis of continental & regional trends in #African #agricultural trade flows & policies, with special coverage of informal cross-border trade flows and initiatives to assess & formalize informal trade: https://bit.ly/35gWgmV




  • The #2020AATM reveals that Intra-African trade, especially #Ag trade, is much larger than official statistics alone suggest. For instance, it is estimated that informal cross-border trade in staple foods accounts for about 30 percent of total trade in West Africa @ecowas_agric  @UEMOA_Officiel @CILSSinfos https://bit.ly/35gWgmV




  • The #2020AATM presents a case study of the @SADC_News region which shows that  Export diversification away from primary commodities is key to African trade expansion. Download the #2020AATM Report here: https://bit.ly/35gWgmV




  • #DYK that Export diversification away from primary commodities is key to African trade expansion, as exemplified by the case study of the Southern Africa region ? Find out more in the #2020AATM report. Download it here : https://bit.ly/35gWgmV

  • #DYK that Intracontinental agricultural exports have steadily grown over the past two decades, with growth largely dominated by SADC and COMESA member countries ? Find out more in the #2020AATM report. Download it here : https://bit.ly/35gWgmV  @SADC_News



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  • The #2020AATM reveals that #african #agricultural #exports showed an upward trend between 2003 and 2018, as well as a diversification of export destinations, with exports increasing to Brazil, Russia, India, China, and other Asian countries, including Saudi Arabia, Viet Nam, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Malaysia, and Pakistan. @AfCfta @AfricanCFTA @OECD_Centre Find out more in the #2020AATM report. Download it here : https://bit.ly/35gWgmV




  • In 2016-2018, @SADC_News and @comesa_lusaka member countries retained 84 percent and 66 percent of their inta-Africa exports within their respective regions ; for the same period, @ecowas_cedeao #ArabMaghrebUnion and @CEEAC_ECCAS retained 79, 60 and 46 percent respectively. Find out more in the #2020AATM report. Download it here : https://bit.ly/35gWgmV




  • A few products dominate intra–@SADC_News agricultural trade. #Maize is the most exported, predominantly from #SouthAfrica, followed by sugar from Eswatini & cattle from Namibia. Find out more about @SADC_News countries’ differences in their comparative advantages. https://bit.ly/35gWgmV



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The Scope of the 2020AATM



Intra-African Trade - AfCFTA



African Exports Competitiveness


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