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10 Oct 2022
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has alerted that maritime trade is facing a ‘historic moment of crisis due to the Ukraine versus Russia war, which
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).
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.
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
17 Jun 2020
Latest data and projections from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), have shown that international trade in goods
13 Jan 2020
The House of Representatives Committee on Finance, Customs and Public Petitions has cautioned the Federal Government to be wary of fresh moves to repackage and represent an earlier proposal
31 Jul 2019
There is an urgent need to jointly combat illicit trade across borders, going by the revelations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), that economic leakages from illicit trade created a drain of about $2.2 trillion yearly on the global economy.
16 Jul 2019
Rising indebtedness may be a global phenomenon, but the debt levels of developing countries are amplifying their economic vulnerability, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) new research warns.
20 May 2019
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, and other critical stakeholders have urged the Federal Government to sell the nation’s moribund refineries to interested local and foreign investors. The minister and other experts, drawn from his ministry as well as those of the Ministries of Budget and National Planning, the Department of Petroleum Resources…
10 Oct 2018
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has raised concerns over the impending implications of the trade war between United States and China, on the shipping industry. According to the Review of Maritime Transport 2018 reports, UNCTAD said the tariff battles will potentially disrupt the global trading system and may drastically affect the…
1 May 2018
By improving workers’ skills, increasing product differentiation and value addition, enhancing marketing and finance solutions and fostering political stability, Nigeria and other key producers of gum Arabic can improve their earnings from export and processing of the commodity. According to a new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), it is…
4 Apr 2018
As many countries isolate themselves from trade agreements that seemingly do not align with their domestic market operations, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has advocated the use of macroeconomic and sectorial policies to mitigate risks that may arise from exposure to multi-lateral ties. According to UNCTAD, trade alone is not enough…


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The newly sworn-in Governor of Cross River State, Senator Bassey Otu has taken the oath of office and promised a robust administration.
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In the $8.3 billion prosthetic global market, a med-tech start up in Ho Chi Minh city- Vietnam called VULCAN AUGMETICS, is poised to change the narrative upper body amputees for many outside Asia, starting in Africa before expanding into the Caribbean region. After 4 years of diligent research, engineering, trials and testing, it created the lowest cost battery-powered functional modular prosthetic arm, that is certain to change the lives of millions across Africa and the Caribbean.
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, officially commenced his second term in office following the completion of his swearing-in by the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Kazeem Alogba. Sanwo-Olu was optimistic that the best days of the state and its inhabitants lie ahead.
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Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has said controversial conduct of the 2023 governorship election in the state introduced deep political cracks. Fintiri, who spoke after taking his oath of office at Ribadu Square for a second term..
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Daura Emirate will hold a traditional durbar, alongside other activities, today, in honour of former President Muhammadu Buhari, in his hometown, Daura, Katsina State.