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Western Regional Minister advises students to take advantage of technology to build capacity

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Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, the Western Regional Minister, has advised students of the Trade, Technology and Innovation Development Commission (TRATECH) of the Kwame Nkrumah...

American tech company, Yellow Card provides platform for Africans to trade in digital assets...

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American Financial Technology Company, Yellow Card Financial has introduced a technology platform that empowers consumers in African countries to buy and sell the world’s...
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Emerging technologies remain key in promoting economic growth

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Emerging technologies remain key in promoting economic growth, transformation and expansion of digital trade in Africa, according to a report on the First...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Kenyan leader keen to boost trade with Britain

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday expressed a need to strengthen Kenya-UK commercial ties following the trade deal signed late last year between the...
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Trade will not run as smoothly after Brexit deal, EU lawmaker warns

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dpa,Cross-channel trade between the EU and Britain will not run as smoothly post-Brexit as it has until now, a leading EU lawmaker has warned. "Trade...
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Kenya says keen on bolstering trade, investment ties with Europe

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Tuesday his country is keen on strengthening trade and investment ties with Europe. Kenyatta expressed the need...

Kenya, E. Africa trade lobby sign US$12 million deal to fund infrastructure

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Kenya and the East African trade promotion lobby, TradeMark East Africa on Tuesday signed a 1.31 billion shillings (about 12 million U.S. dollars) agreement...
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Ketu South Municipal Assembly ready to work with GSA to facilitate trade-MCE

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The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Keta Municipal Assembly,Mr. Elliot Edem  Agbenorwu has assured the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) of his outfit’s readiness...

Sudan’s normalization with Israel to bring positive effects: Sudanese analysts

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Sudan's normalization of its relations with Israel will bring benefits to Sudan in several fields including economy and politics when the country is facing...
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Botswana actively pursuing strategies to create more trade routes: Foreign Minister

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Botswana is actively pursuing strategies for regional cooperation on infrastructure and integration to create more active routes and expand market access, the country's foreign...
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Lack of economic opportunities fuel wildlife illegal trade: report

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Lack of economic opportunities and desire to provide for families were some of the reasons that led poachers to get involved in illegal wildlife...

Introduction of ICUMS is strategic to the trade facilitation agenda-Minister

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Mr Alan Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has said the introduction of the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) was of strategic importance...
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U.S. threatens sanctions over arms trade with Iran

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The United States on Wednesday threatened to impose new sanctions to prevent foreign arms trade with Iran after the expiration of the UN arms...
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UK reaches first major post-Brexit free trade deal with Japan

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Britain and Japan on Friday secured a free trade agreement, which is Britain's first major trade deal as an independent trading nation after...
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Northern Mozambique to hold trade fairs promoting cashew nuts

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Authorities in Mozambique's northern province of Cabo Delgado said they have approved the organization of two trade fairs aimed at promoting cashew nuts...
Photo taken in a foreign trade company in an industrial park of Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone shows employees working on a production line of cameras for a well-known brand of mobile phones. Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone in Lianyungang, east China’s Jiangsu province, has recently introduced a series of measures to cut taxes and fees in an effort to help foreign trade enterprises cope with the challenges brought about by the epidemic. (People’s Daily/Geng Yuhe)

African CEOs believe intra-Africa trade will increase over next 12 months: survey

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More than 70 percent of African CEOs believe intra-Africa trade will increase over the next 12 months, says a survey released on Thursday. ...
Photo taken in a foreign trade company in an industrial park of Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone shows employees working on a production line of cameras for a well-known brand of mobile phones. Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone in Lianyungang, east China’s Jiangsu province, has recently introduced a series of measures to cut taxes and fees in an effort to help foreign trade enterprises cope with the challenges brought about by the epidemic. (People’s Daily/Geng Yuhe)

Zambian experts urge Africa governments to continue promoting free trade

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African governments need to keep investing in measures aimed at promoting free trade on the continent as doing so is vital for continent's growth,...
Photo taken in a foreign trade company in an industrial park of Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone shows employees working on a production line of cameras for a well-known brand of mobile phones. Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone in Lianyungang, east China’s Jiangsu province, has recently introduced a series of measures to cut taxes and fees in an effort to help foreign trade enterprises cope with the challenges brought about by the epidemic. (People’s Daily/Geng Yuhe)

Kenya mulls export-led development model to reduce trade imbalance

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Kenya plans to adopt an export-led development model in order to reduce the country's growing trade imbalance, a government official said on Wednesday. ...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Kenya’s trade surges with global lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

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Kenya's exports and imports rose significantly in July as various countries lessened COVID-19 restrictions, boosting trade activities. The east African nation's month-on-month...
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French companies must prepare for risk of no EU-UK trade agreement: minister

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French companies need to be prepared for the risk of no trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK),...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

UK takes “major step” towards joining Trans-Pacific free trade group – government

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Britain has taken "a major step" in the process of joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the British government said...
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Boris Johnson sets deadline for trade deal with EU

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday that he wants a post-Brexit trade deal agreed with the European Union (EU) by an Oct. 15...
Photo taken on Sept. 1 shows the outdoor pavilions of the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) at the Landscape Avenue of the central axis of the Beijing Olympic Park. (Photo by Weng Qiyu/People's Daily Online)

Ongoing CIFTIS to further boost role of trade in services in enriching people’s lives

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By Luo Shanshan The China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) kicked off on Sept. 4. in the China National Convention Center in Beijing. As...
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Egypt develops jasmine oil trade to earn hard currency

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by Mahmoud Fouly A couple of hours before dawn, a lot of farmers and laborers in Shubra Beloula village...
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Kenya seeks collaboration to boost manufacturing, trade

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The Kenyan government on Tuesday called for an urgent need to collaborate to achieve faster growth in the manufacturing sector which is crucial...
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Tife Owolabi/EPA/Shutterstock (7962013c) A Photograph Made Available on 24 February 2015 Shows Nigerian Naval Personnel Guarding Onboard Vessel Mt Redemption After Seizing Illegal Oil Shipment in the Bayelsa State Niger Delta Nigeria 23 February 2015 According to Reports Nigerian Authorities Seized the Ghanaian Owned Vessel Mt Redemption Carrying 100 Tons of Stolen Crude Oil Official Estimates Say Some 60 000 Barrels of Oil Are Stolen Each Day From Pipelines and Traded Illegally Nigeria Bayelsa Nigeria Illegal Oil Trade - Feb 2015

Websites involved in illegal oil trade seized by US

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The United States announced today that it has seized three websites used by sanctions-violators to trade in crude oil, according to an official press release. The...
China’s national flag and the flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong Photo by Qian Weixin/People's Daily Online

China’s International trade fair to help resist global economic shrinking — Egyptian expert

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China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) to be held in Beijing in early September is a good move to help resist...
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Biden, Trump trade blame over city violence

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Democratic 2020 presidential nominee Joe Biden and his Republican rival, sitting President Donald Trump, traded blame on Monday over violence in U.S. cities. ...

Video game trade fair Gamescom opens in virtual format

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Germany's annual video game trade fair Gamescom opened Thursday in a purely virtual format, as the global gaming industry strives to stay connected...
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officials prepare to load one of the stray elephants on a truck in Kitengela, Kajiado County, Kenya, May 18, 2020. The KWS on Monday captured the three marauding elephants at Enkamuriaki, Kitengela area that had terrorized residents for three days. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

African campaigner calls for ban on wildlife trade

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The international community should impose a ban on trade in wildlife products amid threats to ecosystems and spread of zoonotic diseases, an African campaigner...