‘To grow Nigeria’s non-oil export, policy makers must walk the talk’
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating effect on global economy and Nigeria is not exempted. The economy is just emerging from the impact of three months of total inactivity.
Embracing new strategies to promote non-oil export amid pandemic
Globally, the restrictions on the movement of people and border closures foreshadow a disruption in supply chains and a decline in exports. Already, countries around the world have closed their borders to non-essential traffic, and global supply chains for exports have been disrupted.
FG raises committee, moves to ease export trade procedures
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council, (NEPC), and the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business, UN/CEFACT, yesterday, inaugurated a committee to simplify national and international transactions by streamling processes and procedures for export trade under a single window.
Federal Government inaugurates committee, moves to ease export procedures
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), and the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT), yesterday, inaugurated a committee to simplify national...
NEPC mulls web portal to resolve over N1 trillion EEG claims
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has announced plans to launch a web portal to promote transparency in the processing claim for exporters under the Export Expansion Grant (EEG) scheme.
‘Nigeria needs cocoa production beyond $0.55 billion revenue’
To reposition the Nigerian cocoa industry, stakeholders have emphasised the need to increase quality and quantity of beans in the country by deploying new techniques of fermentation, drying...
NEPC moves to regularise informal export market
With the informal sector contributing about 60 per cent or $240 billion to the nation’s economy according to International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Nigerian Export Promotion Council...
Ogun initiates moves to revamp agriculture
Ogun State Government has commenced plans to engage 10,000 farmers who will be supported for mechanised farming. Governor Dapo Abiodun said 10,000 youths would be supported across the zones, to plant cassava, maize and rice, which are crops the state is a leading producer.