26 Jan 2021
Global foreign direct investment (FDI) collapsed in 2020, falling 42% from $1.5 trillion in 2019 to an estimated $859 billion, according to the latest UNCTAD Investment Trends Monitor, with Nigeria earning $2.6billion of the global volume.
25 Jan 2021
The global economy lost over $700 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2020, tumbling from $1.5 trillion in 2019 to $859 billion in the period under review.
30 Nov 2020
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has projected that volume of international maritime trade would fall by 4.1 per cent in 2020, owing to supply-chain disruptions, demand contractions....
18 Nov 2020
Africa will not meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) target of eliminating extreme poverty by 2030 if natural resource wealth is not managed well.
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...