One continent under trade
The Niger river begins its 4,200 kilometre course in Guinea, runs up north through much of Mali, takes a sharp turn south into Niger Republic, narrowly avoiding Burkina Faso, runs along the border of Benin Republic, before entering Nigeria where it finally empties into the Atlantic Ocean through the oil rich Niger Delta.
Why Nigeria must embrace continental free trade area
Entrepreneurs in the Niger Delta have canvassed the need for the Federal Government to sign the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA).
Trade agreements: Beware of foreign ties, stakeholders tell FG
Agreements between the Federal Government and foreign partners must be entered into with utmost caution, as doing otherwise could plunge Nigeria into decades of servitude.
Nigeria, South Africa absent as 44 African countries sign trade deal
Forty-four African countries yesterday proceeded with the signing of the agreement that established the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) without the two biggest economies...
‘Removal of red tape will aid CFTA implementation’
With a draft agreement to establish the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) awaiting adoption at a summit of the African Union in March this year, stakeholders have advocated the need to remove various non-tariff barriers, especially among regional blocs.
AU trade commissioner says Africa doing right to create CFTA
The African Union (AU), Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga, has said Africa is doing the right thing in creating the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)...
FG inaugurates panel on CFTA deal, promotion of investments
Preparatory to the commencement of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) deal, the Federal Government has inaugurated a twenty-one man national committee to negotiate the deal as well as identify opportunities to promote investments in the economy.