21 Jul 2021
Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows are expected to bottom out in 2021 and recover some lost ground with an increase of 10 per cent to 15 per cent, according to UNCTAD’s latest World Investment Report.
31 Mar 2021
The impact of the coronavirus, insecurity and governance issues may have significantly impacted manufacturing activities within the country, as investments in the sector dropped by 76.11 per cent in 2020 to N118.52 billion from N496.11 billion achieved in 2019.
24 Mar 2021
The impact of the coronavirus, insecurity and governance issues may have significantly impacted manufacturing activities within the country, as investments in the sector dropped...
17 Feb 2021
There have been concerns among major maritime operators that no Nigerian- flagged vessel participated in the global merchandise trade in the last 10 years.
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