Circular trade and value chains

The third session will explore inter-continental trade dynamics in Africa, stressing the potential of circular supply chains, trade and services related to electronic waste.

This session will discuss the opportunities and challenges related to trade and the circular economy in Africa, zooming in on the continent’s role in global circular value chains and intra-continental trade with the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Setting the broader scene on the principles for inclusive circular trade, the session will also offer a panel discussion on trade in the electronics and ICT (information and communications technology) industries and what it means for the African continent. 

Organisers: Chatham House, UNIDO, International Chamber of Commerce, Circle Economy, The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra and the UN Environment Programme. 


Interview: A framework for inclusive circular trade

Panel discussion on e-waste trade