1 Aug 2022
This is a befuddling time for our country and for Africa. What we choose to make of the challenges and as well, opportunities presented, will be critical for the development of our dear country.
10 Jul 2022
The value of global trade has increased by approximately $1 trillion in the first quarter of the year to hit $7.7 trillion compared to the same period last year, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
12 Jun 2022
Nigeria is West Africa’s largest recipient of Foreign direct investment (FDI) as its flow doubled to $4.8 billion in 2021, mainly because of a resurgence in investments
6 Apr 2022
The UN's trade and development body has downgraded its global economic growth projection for 2022 to 2.6 per cent from 3.6 per cent due to the Ukraine war and changes in macroeconomic policies made by countries in recent months.
11 Jan 2022
Operators have blamed the Federal Government's ports reforms for the under-utilisation of the over N3 trillion investment in bonded terminals in the country.
3 Jan 2022
One year after the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA), which came into force on January 1, 2021, Nigeria continues to lag behind in making the trade agreement operational owing to structural challenges, Coronavirus pandemic and lack of consensus on trade protocols and strategy among stakeholders.
19 Dec 2021
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has revealed that Africa’s current untapped export potential amounts to $21.9 billion, equivalent to 43 per cent of intra-African exports.
15 Dec 2021
With productivity-boosting measures, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement could reduce poverty and inequality while spurring sustainable and inclusive growth,...
17 Nov 2021
By deploying renewable energy towards production as well as embracing a circular economy, Nigeria and other developing economies stand to benefit from a diversified production structure and improved domestic resource mobilization.
13 Oct 2021
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has called on countries to make digital data flow for the benefit of all.
12 Sep 2021
With about 75 per cent of all the plastic ever produced becoming waste, there are growing concerns that the $1 trillion industry is endangering lives of aquatic animals and poses risks to ocean and sea-related businesses.
29 Aug 2021
To facilitate the much-anticipated progressive continental trade, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will need to scale several hurdles.