28 Oct 2020
The latest report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), has revealed that foreign direct investment (FDI) to Nigeria fell by 29 per cent or $1.2 billion.
28 Oct 2020
Global trade recorded a five per cent drop in the third quarter (Q3) of 2020 compared with the same period last year, according to The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD’s) new Global Trade Update.
7 Oct 2020
Africa is on the verge of becoming the world’s largest free trade area with the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). If not addressed, non-tariff barriers (NTBs) could slow down this effort.
7 Oct 2020
The beauty of life is decision making which is part of our DNA. Game theory was invented by Jon Von Newman and Oskar Morgenstein in 1944. Understanding the concept enhances decision making skills, 12 leading scientist had been awarded Nobel Prize in economic sciences
5 Oct 2020
Despite negative perceptions by some analysts that global trade may be reduced by a third as result of the recession caused by the effects of Covid-19, some nations are optimistic of trade...
23 Sep 2020
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in its new COVID-19 cross-border trade report has urged governments on the continent to adopt and harmonise policies that will help the continent strike a appropriate balance between curbing the spread of the virus....
9 Sep 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has amplified profound fault lines in the functioning of global value chains (GVCs), and also exposed the fragility of a model characterized...
8 Sep 2020
Waste from coronavirus Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has become new form of pollution as single-use plastic PPE floods drainages and oceans...
1 Sep 2020
A United Nations report put the figure of online sale transactions alone at $25.6 trillion globally, in 2018, up eight per cent from 2017, even as stakeholders in Nigeria have called on the Federal Government to address challenges facing
5 Aug 2020
The consequences of the COVID-19 preventive measures are beginning to take a toll, as the United Nations revealed that wastes from plastic face masks, gloves and hand sanitizer bottles have worsened the plastic litter in seas and oceans.
29 Jul 2020
Consumer protection leverages the idea of a marketplace free from scams, fraud, and deceptive practices. To achieve this, consumers need to be empowered
22 Jul 2020
Sequel to global leaders moves to assess the intricate supply chain vulnerabilities of essential goods due to COVID-19-related trade restrictions, the United Nations, yesterday, insisted...