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Commodity Dependence Worsens for Developing Countries

The rise in commodity dependence was most noticeable in Africa, where seven new countries entered the category in 2014-2015 read more

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US Supports Ghana’s AGOA Strategy to Boost Export

Ghana’s vision to increase its non-traditional export led to the development of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Strategy in 2016 after the US agreed to a renewal of AGOA over a ten year duration, from 2015 to 2025. In a validation workshop on AGOA Strategy, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana joined officials from the Ministry of Trade and Industry to identify best ways of rolling out the strategy. Also present at the event were producers, processors, and exporters – as the AGOA Strategy is heavily dependent on these sectors. At large, the strategy helps Ghanaian companies take advantage of AGOA, a trade preference provided by the U.S. government to African countries allowing duty-free access to certain goods. read more

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South Africa to strengthen investment relation with Ghana and Nigeria.

South Africa will be strengthening its investment relation with Ghana and Nigeria as the country’s department of trade and industry recognizes Ghana and Nigeria as strategic partners within the West Africa region. In this regards, the dti will send a business delegation on a Trade and Investment Mission to Accra, Ghana and Lagos, Nigeria from 20-25 March 2017 with the objective to identify and create export markets for South African value-added products and services while creating business partnerships between business communities of the respective countries. Sectors to be focused on by the mission includes Agro- Processing; Electro-technical; Infrastructure, Mining and Capital Equipment. read more

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Global Cement Giants Slated to Attend 9th Africa CemenTrade Summit in Ivory Coast

Growing cement capacities in West and East Africa, new pockets of demand and growth as well as the region’s openness towards new cement technologies and raw materials take center stage at CMT’s 9th Africa CemenTrade Summit on 4-5 April, 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. read more

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Lithium Market Becoming More Reliant on Batteries for Continued Strong Demand Growth

Rise in Consumption and Future Demand Driven by Lithium-ion Batteries read more

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TeleCommunication Systems Technology Experts to Discuss International Trade Issues at the Maryland/DC Celebration of International Trade 2013

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Global Trade Partners in the 21st Century

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SA ECONOMIC GROWTH HIT BY MINING SECTOR

Will the Chinese purchase divested mining interests? read more

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“Creating business and market opportunities for Africa’s poor is key to advancing sustainable development in the region.” UNDP Report

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Involving low-income communities in markets and businesses across Africa is essential for economic growth to translate into sustainable development, according to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report released today.
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Towards a New Economic Model for Tunisia: Identifying Tunisia’s Binding Constraints to Broad-Based Growth –

The Government of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and the United States Government have released a report read more

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The African Union welcomes resumption of oil production in South Sudan and its export through Sudan

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, welcomes the news of the resumption of oil production by South Sudan, and its transit and export through Sudan’s oil pipeline. She notes that this marks another major step in the normalization of relations between Sudan and South Sudan, as well as a turning point in the economic fortunes of both countries, which have suffered greatly since oil production was halted in 2012. She welcomes the clear commitment and political will of the two countries to ‘reboot’ their relations, and encourages them to remain steadfast on this path.
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How the Western Cape’s largest electricity consumer saved R90 million in one year

African Utility Week to give insight into large power users’ challenges read more

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GAMBIA: STAKEHOLDERS BRAINSTORM ON PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP

In a country where the private sector’s power is stifled by government’s monopoly, any move to break this barrier would be warmly welcome; thus the reason for a recent conclave dubbed ‘Prospects and Opportunities of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in The Gambia’. read more

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