WAPPP, WAIPA poised to back Togo in luring private investment

October 18, 2023

The World Association of PPP Units & PPP Professionals (WAPPP) and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) are keen to help Togo attract ... Read More

UNCTAD contrasts Morocco’s burgeoning automotive sector with Algeria’s fiasco

August 17, 2023

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) highlighted Morocco’s headway in the automotive sector and its growing exports that contrast with Algeria’s car ... Read More

Africa has potential to become new global supply chain player — UNCTAD report

August 17, 2023

With its abundant resources and growing consumer market, Africa can become a prominent manufacturing destination for tech-intensive industries and a key link in global supply ... Read More

UNCTAD: Morocco, an exemplary domestic automotive industry

August 17, 2023

The UN Conference on Trade and Development has praised the progress made by the automotive industry in Morocco, which is now positioned as a production ... Read More

U.S. report lays out Morocco’s strategy to attract more foreign investors

July 29, 2023

Morocco seeks to transform itself into a regional business hub by leveraging its geographically strategic location, political stability, and world-class infrastructure to expand as a ... Read More

COMESA report highlights key achievements and main challenges to regional integration

June 18, 2023

COMESA, or the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, has recorded a significant increase in trade both globally and within the region above the ... Read More

EU’s CBAM policy projected to hit some African countries very hard — experts

June 17, 2023

The European Union’s landmark Carbon Border Adjustment mechanism (CBAM) will push producers to decarbonize, yet make it harder to do so, because it is a ... Read More

African companies prefer trading with non-African countries, ignoring local FTAs

March 2, 2023

African exports to other continents surpass the continent’s intercontinental trade, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has found, with Africans preferring import ... Read More

UNCTAD warns of social unrest amid slow economic growth in Africa

October 4, 2022

The weak growth trajectory of Africa’s three largest economies, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa, which together account for about 60% of Africa’s GDP, could exacerbate ... Read More

UN report: Africa, still too reliant on commodities exports, needs to diversify

July 26, 2022

Nearly 60% of African countries remain dependent on exports of commodities despite decades-long efforts to diversify. Therefore, a shift especially to technology and financial services, ... Read More