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16 Jun 2018
By inflicting tariffs on the steel and aluminum of his allies, and then on tens of billions of dollars in goods from China, US President Donald Trump has quickly moved to fulfill the tough campaign pledges he made on trade. During his first year in office, Trump and his top economic aides made repeated threats…
9 May 2018
Sta Plus Culture, an organisation devoted to restoring the dignity and respect for monarchs across the country, will soon honour some with Traditional Award for Distinction and Excellence...
21 Mar 2018
Pressure for free trade is growing in Africa. The European Union (EU) is urging African governments to sign economic partnership agreements (EPAs) and end non-reciprocal trade preferences: to keep their exports to the EU exempt from customs duties, African countries will have to remove 80% of those they apply to imports from the EU. The…
21 Mar 2018
Trade experts across the continent have expressed optimism about the growth of intra-African trade if the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) are properly implemented. Indeed, experts at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) expressed conviction that the CFTA can also have a positive impact on people’s welfare and contribute to Africa’s industrial…
23 Jan 2018
Agriculture, trade, other services, manufacturing and professional, scientific and technical services dominated economic activities in the third quarter of 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said. The NBS in its labour force statistics volume 2: employment by sector report, which was released yesterday, stated that the sectors attracted 84.40 per cent of the…
10 Apr 2017
In 1979, the Heads of State and Governments of the Member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) established the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) pursuant to the overarching objective of promoting co-operation and integration among Member States.
14 Oct 2016
The Commonwealth Secretariat and the International Trade Centre (ITC) share a passion for people like Molly. We are both committed to extending the benefits of trade to countries and communities that have long languished on...
17 May 2016
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Iran this week, seeking to boost trade with the oil-rich country after international sanctions were lifted this year, it was announced Tuesday.
10 May 2016
Trade, security and human rights will top the agenda when US President Barack Obama visits Vietnam later this month, a State Department official said Tuesday, adding there was "no decision" yet on lifting an arms embargo to its former wartime foe.
14 Apr 2015
The EU, Russia and Ukraine will resume talks in Brussels next week on Moscow's concerns about the European bloc's free trade pact with Kiev, EU officials said Tuesday.
14 Apr 2015
Global commerce is expected to grow just 3.3 percent this year, the World Trade Organization said Tuesday, slashing its previous forecast of 4.0 percent over weak global economic growth and rising geopolitical tensions.


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Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) has commended Ibironke Adeagbo Foundation (IA-Foundation) for reducing number of out-of-school children in Nigeria’s economic capital.
19 mins ago
Residents of Gwaram in Misau local council of Bauchi State have pleaded with the government to complete the abandoned Hardawa-Gwaram-Akuyam road that was awarded about 19 years ago during the government of Adamu Muazu.
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Interswitch Group, one of Africa’s leading financial technology and integrated payments solution providers, has announced receipt of a payments service holding company (PSHC) licence from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
21 mins ago
Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have paraded a 30-year-old man, Michael Ogundele for shooting one Tobi Olabisi over, love affair with his younger sister. One Alfa Akeem, a community leader in Ihunbo town, reported the suspect at the Idiroko Police Divisional Headquarters.
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The governorship aspiration of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in Enugu State, Frank Nweke Jr, received a boost, at the weekend, as his home community of Ozalla, in Enugu South Council, hosted him to a reception, where they donated branded Toyota Sienna van, among other items, in support of his campaign.