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Intra-African trade values hit US$192 billion

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L-R )Dr. Roger W. Ferguson, Former Vice Chair Federal Reserve, USA, Dr. Yemi Kale, Afreximbank’s Group Chief Economist and Managing Director of Research and International Cooperation, H.E. Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Deputy Chairperson, African…

FG calls for investment in SME training to boost African trade

The Federal Government has tasked African countries to invest more in the training of Small and Medium Enterprises to improve trade standardisation and boost the continent’s economy. This was as the government reiterated its commitment…

Intra-African trade up 7.2% in 2023, report finds

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(Ecofin Agency) - Southern Africa remains the main driver of intra-African trade, accounting for 41.4% of all trade between the continent's countries over the past year. Intra-African trade increased by 7.2% in 2023, reaching $192 billion,…

West African nations call for firms to be able to offset carbon

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FILE PHOTO: A general view shows Tata Steel Port Talbot steel production plant, ahead of its planned transition from blast furnace to electric arc furnaces, at Port Talbot, Wales, Britain, March 11, 2024. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON,…

Economic reforms needed for growth, job creation – President Ramaphosa (SAnews)

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his weekly newsletter to call for a continuation of economic reforms in order to stimulate economic growth and job creation, and to attract investment. “Regardless of the form or composition of the incoming…