Tag: trade

Morocco-Korea: Towards establishment of legal framework on trade, investment

June 3, 2024

Morocco and south Korea are heading towards the establishment of a legal framework on trade and investment, with the aim to conclude an Enhanced Partnership ... Read More

ECOWAS risks losing US$1bn in investments due to withdrawal of its three coup-hit members

April 7, 2024

Trade between Nigeria and neighboring Niger has bounced back since the West African bloc ECOWAS lifted sanctions on the latter coup-hit country, just as the ... Read More

Africa at critical juncture: as China slows, continent needs to diversify economic partners

January 18, 2024

With Chinese lending to Africa shrinking, the continent must focus on increasing its internal trade, diversifying trade-able goods away from commodities, and developing and solidifying ... Read More

Resource curse: more Africa countries could benefit from China’s new tariff-free policy

January 15, 2024

China’s recent announcement that it was expanding its tariff-free policy to additional African countries, namely Angola, Gambia, Congo, Madagascar, Mali and Mauritania, may be a ... Read More

Libya proposes Egypt new commercial crossing border to spur bilateral trade

December 29, 2023

Libya's General Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture has proposed a new commercial crossing on the border with Egypt to facilitate the flow ... Read More

London Appoints New Trade Envoy to Morocco, Gateway to Africa

December 15, 2023

The British government has appointed Rob Butler new trade envoy to Morocco, a gateway for investors to African markets. His mission is to strengthen further ... Read More

Africa holds special place in India’s superpower ambitions

October 26, 2023

Diplomatic relations between India and Africa have expanded rapidly since the early 2000s but, with India aspiring to become the 21st century’s next superpower, the ... Read More

African policy-makers worry about economic impact of Israel-Hamas conflict

October 19, 2023

The renewed flare-up in Israeli-Palestinian conflict has caused an outrage across Africa but it has also prompted heated debates in different countries in the continent ... Read More

African leaders attend 3rd Belt and Road Forum in Beijing

October 18, 2023

Some 130 leaders from Africa and other world’s regions have gathered in China for a two-day meeting organized by the Chinese government that marks the ... Read More

Africa pivots from Europe and North America to Asia on trade — reports

October 17, 2023

Over the past two decades, Africa's trade partnerships have significantly shifted away from Europe, with Asia emerging as the primary trading partner, a recent analysis ... Read More