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22 Nov
Africa’s share of global trade remains low at two per cent, Secretary General, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Wamkele Mene, has said. Besides, a total of $36 billion transactions were sealed at the end of the 2021 Intra African Trade Fair (IATF).
24 Feb 2021
World merchandise trade volume growth remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2020 after trade rebounded in the third quarter from a deep COVID-19-induced slump.
16 Apr 2018
The Intra-Commonwealth trade and productive greenfield investment is expected to reach $1.6 trillion by 2020, in spite of the global trade slowdown caused by the 2008 financial crisis. This rising share of intra-Commonwealth trade and investment underscored the growing significance of Commonwealth markets for member-countries, according to a new report issued by Communications Officer, Commonwealth…
4 Apr 2018
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has stated that empowering women under the ‘SheTrades Initiative’ is an opportunity to accelerate the nation’s economic growth and unlock the potential of the captive ability of women who dominate the nation’s non-oil export sectors. According to the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of NEPC, Olusegun Awolowo, increasing participation of…
11 Oct 2017
Christine Lagarde admitted that the rapid lowering of trade barriers in recent decades had caused significant dislocation, including job losses, downward pressure on wages and higher inequality in both developing and advanced economies.

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