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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...
17 Jun 2020
Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows are projected to decrease by up to 40 per cent in 2020, from their 2019 value of $1.54 trillion
17 Jun 2020
Latest data and projections from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), have shown that international trade in goods
29 Apr 2020
With China’s influence towering higher than that of the West, there are diverse opinions about the Asian tiger’s gifts and its Silk Road initiative.
14 Apr 2020
A new analysis from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has revealed that the coronavirus pandemic speeds up the transition to a digital economy while exposing the digital gap between countries and societies.
13 Apr 2020
With global case currently put at 1.39 million and 101,000 deaths, Coronavirus is arguable the biggest challenge facing humanity today. In December 2019, a cluster of pneumonia cases from an unknown virus surfaced in Wuhan, China.
24 Mar 2020
The possibilities of having an oil and gas bid round this year appears to be bleak as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect global economies and foreign investments.
6 Mar 2020
The cost of the coronavirus outbreak for businesses is rising as the organised private sector explores measures to reduce the impact on the struggling local economy.
17 Feb 2020
World leaders, governments and other participants at the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10), which drew to a close last week...

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