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Nigeria financial institutions are Pivotal to Success of AfCFTA~Ecobank

by on December 17, 2020 0
The success of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will rely heavily on the financial services industry’s ability to facilitate the liberalization process, according to the Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan. Akinwuntan said this at a webinar titled: Exploring Nigeria’s Readiness for the African Continental Free Trade Area organized by Deloitte.... Read More

ECA launches online platform to boost intra African trade

by on December 15, 2020 0
The African Union Commission and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) said it has launched an online platform to tackle Non-Tariff Barriers (NTB) hampering Intra Africa trade. In a statement, ECA said the online platform would allows African businessmen and women to report, monitor and get support to resolve barriers they encounter in the... Read More

Nigeria may lose out of AfCFTA, becomes dumping ground ~Salami

by on December 4, 2020 0
Nigeria would lose out in the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) unless its products could withstand international competition, according to the chairman of the National Economic Advisory Council, Doyin Salami. Salami spoke at the meeting on the development of the Secured Agricultural Commodity Transportation and Storage Corridor (SATS-C) in Abuja,... Read More

ECA launches online platform to support transactions when AfCFTA takes off

by on November 21, 2020 0
The Economic Commission for Africa has launched an online trading platform that is meant to facilitate trading between buyers and suppliers when the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement starts next year. Known as the African Trade Exchange (ATEX), the business-to-business e-commerce platform will not only improve cross-border trade but also provide businesses... Read More