Operators seek fiscal policies to aid real sector performance
Though the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for August stood at 57.1 index points, indicating further expansion in the manufacturing sector for the 17th consecutive month, stakeholders in the private sector have urged for fiscal policy measures that check unintended...
Faltering growth affirms Nigeria’s oil dependence
Just because the nation’s oil sector lost its steam to the tune of four per cent, the non-oil sector, with its impressive 10-quarter high at two per cent, could not deliver the country from the pangs of economic slowdown.
LCCI urges FG to reconsider proposed excise duty rates on locally-produced goods
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has expressed concern about government’s proposed plan to extend excise duty rates on some basic and essential products such as, soap and detergent, toilet papers, cleansing or facial tissue and spaghetti/noodles.
Checking unfair competition in Nigeria’s real sector with FCCP bill
Last year, the National Assembly passed the harmonised version of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill. When it receives the President’s assent and becomes law...
LCCI’s INEC-private sector forum to shape policies, reforms
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) will today, host its first INEC-Private Sector Forum on electoral process, in a bid to provide a platform to discuss...
LCCI names Chivita’s Active Fruit Nectar Brand of the Year
Chivita Active Fruit Nectar has emerged Brand of the Year at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) 2018 Awards, held to celebrate iconic brands and corporate institutions that have distinguished themselves.
CBN maintains rates over rising fears of election, budget spendings
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, refused again to change the benchmark interest rate, but now on the reason that anticipated fund inflows would reverse the gains from inflation level.
‘Why govt should review intervention funds’ model’
To aid the impact of intervention funds on the beneficiaries and the economy, the Director-General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Muda Yusuf has called for a review of the funds’ disbursement model.
LCCI to collaborate with agencies on security issues
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is set to collaborate with security agencies to enhance security of lives and property and promote economic stability.