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WTO frowns at EU export restriction on covid-19 vaccines

by on March 24, 2021 0
The director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said that she was disappointed in the European Union’s export authorisation scheme for COVID-19 vaccines, saying that she was talking to the bloc about this measure. The European Commission said on March 11 it had extended the mechanism, set up at the end... Read More

Nigeria inaugurates steering committee for N50 bln export expansion facility

by on January 14, 2021 0
Nigeria on Thursday inaugurated an 11-member steering committee for the implementation of the N50 billion Export Expansion Facility Programme (EEFP). The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo who conducted the assignment said the facility is under the N2.3 trillion National Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP), launched last year to aid economic recovery following... Read More

China exports surge by 21.1% to $268 bln by Nov 2020~GAC

by on December 7, 2020 0
China’s exports in November rose at the fastest pace since February 2018, helped by strong global demand for industrial products and raw materials, data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) showed Monday. Exports surged by 21.1 percent year on year to $268 billion, beating forecasts. A Reuters poll earlier predicted a 12-percent growth... Read More