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Security of commodities is key ingredient to achieving SDGs

Mr John Skibiak, Director of Reproductive Health Coalition (RHSC) has called for the need to ensure the security of commodities required to achieve safe...

Chicago agricultural commodities settle mixed

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures closed mixed on Tuesday with wheat rallying after a two percentage decline in the previous session. ...
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Chicago agricultural commodities settle mixed

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures closed mixed on Friday with corn futures drifting to a one-week low as traders adjusted positions ahead...

Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures settled mixed on Friday with corn futures touching a six-month high buoyed by robust demand from exporters...

Chicago agricultural commodities close higher

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures settle higher on Monday with soybean futures firmed, supported by some concerns about rain in parts of...
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113,000 Maize Farmers To Be Trained In Best Farming Practise

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement Programme (ADVANCE) and Nestle have signed a Memorandum of...

Chicago agricultural commodities close lower on stronger U.S. Dollar

The most active corn contract for December delivery fell 3 cents, or 0.88 percent, to 3.3725 dollars per bushel. December wheat delivery dropped 9...
AFP © Getty Images/AFP/File / by Jennifer O'Mahony | Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020

Report Attributes Ghana’s Huge Debt To Oil Find

But the recent fall in the prices of these commodities has had a devastating impact on the Ghanaian economy, according to a new report...

Obasanjo asks Africa to invest in local commodities for growth

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo in Mahe, Seychelles, has said that African countries could achieve industrialisation by focusing their efforts on locally available commodities...
Mrs Mona Helen Quartey, Deputy Minister of Finance

Global commodity price slump bites Ghana’s economy – Finance Minister

The government will, for that matter, adopt measures to ensure prudent management of the revenue so they are utilized in a way to benefit...

Barclays warns of possible slide in the price of commodities

Commodities including oil and copper are at risk of steep declines as recent advances are not fully grounded in improved fundamentals, according to Barclays...
Ghana spent a total of $1.5 billion on the importation of rice, oil, wheat among others in 2013

Sudan Drop Subventions on some oil supplies

"The decision ends the government monopoly over the three products and opens the market before the private sector," the report said. The ministry further...

Panic Over Commodity Prices Sends Glencore Shares Down

Glencore, the trading house that made billionaires of its top executives in a record­breaking flotation four years ago, lost up to a third of...

Finatrade boss debunks being 4th richest man in Ghana

A list of richest people in Ghana making rounds in the media has been rubbished as ?pure fiction? by the man named as the...

Commodities recorded some marginal gains

Some commodities made marginal gains last week. The highest gain of three per cent was made by cowpea and maize with an olunka of...

Price Of Yam Drops In Tamale

Prices of tomatoes (Paint container) have increased in price but the price of yam has dropped in the Tamale Metropolis this week as against...

Survey shows Prices of tomato, onions on a high side

The prices of tomato and onions keep rising in the Tamale Metropolis due to inadequate supply of the two commodities in the two main...

Bloomberg Is In Need Of A Commodities Markets Reporter

Financial journalists who are fluent in Russian can apply for this position.Bloomberg News is seeking a reporter for its Moscow office to cover the...

12 ships are waiting to berth at the Lagos ports

Barely 24 hours to the Christmas celebrations, no fewer than twelve ships are waiting to berth at the Lagos ports.The Nigerian Ports Authority...

Assemblies Told To Help Increase Export Commodities

  The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) on Tuesday appealed to District Assemblies to increase the country?s export commodities to widen the tax net and...

Strategic Alternatives for JP Morgan Commodities

(BUSINESS WIRE) JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) announced today that it has concluded an internal review and is pursuing strategic alternatives for its...

Prices of foodstuffs drop in Koforidua market

  Prices of commodities, particularly foodstuffs, continue to drop at the Koforidua Market, a Ghana News Agency weekly survey has revealed. The reduction of prices is...

Africa?s commodities can push through Industrialization

  Nigeria?s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will today, July 11 2013, launch the 2013 Economic Report of...

West Africa piracy surge endangering commodities shipping

Pirate attacks off West Africa's mineral-rich Gulf of Guinea have almost doubled from last year, and threaten to increase costs and jeopardise shipping of...

Lagos Ports Overseeing 14 Ships Discharge Products

Fourteen ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products and other goods at the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday This is...

African Trade Commodities Need Value Says Minister Of Trade

  The Minister of Trade, Haruna Iddrisu, on Tuesday urged African countries to add value to their primary export commodities to enable them to sustain...

Training for regulators of derivatives, commodities exchanges comes to an end

The African Development Bank (AfDB), has concluded a one-week, pan-African training workshop for African regulators of derivatives and commodities exchanges in Abidjan, C?te d?Ivoire. The...

Traders say fuel price hikes has affected commodity prices

  Traders at the Tudu market in Accra on Friday expressed worry about the rate at which prices of goods keep rising as a result...

Commodity Facts and Figures A Background for 2013 UNCTAD Forum

Geneva, 13 March 2013?? The following facts and figures provide useful background for the UNCTAD Global Commodities Forum 2013 being held on 18?19 March....

Netherlands-based Louis Dreyfus Commodities to create jobs

Louis Dreyfus Commodities, a global merchandiser of commodities and food processing, would invest in Ghana to ensure food sufficiency and create jobs. ?With more than...