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Kenya considers producing oil from coal to cut imports
10-01-2017 | 10:14:00
Kenya is considering converting a portion of its coal deposits to oil as part of measures to cushion the economy from the volatile fuel import market.
Seven predictions for South Africa’s economy in 2017
03-01-2017 | 12:46:52
Research and market analysis firm Nomura is predicting a relatively quiet first half of the year for South Africa, but expects things to shake up in the second half of the year as the ANC’s elective conference comes into view.
South Africa growth weak, but stronger than 2016
03-01-2017 | 10:55:00
South African asset prices should perform "ok", but mainly because there are more negative peers to compare to - especially Turkey - emerging markets economist Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura said on Thursday.
Compliance with procedural requirements essential when dealing with South African Customs - Bowmans Law
08-12-2016 | 12:08:23
The Pretoria High Court in South Africa (sitting as three judges) recently decided on an appeal case that involved a dispute with Customs. The case outlined the repercussions of non-compliance with procedural requirements when litigating against Customs.
Conflict Diamonds from Central African Republic Entering International Markets via Cameroon
05-12-2016 | 09:45:00
Cameroon is allowing conflict diamonds from the Central African Republic to cross over its borders and into the legal supply chain due to poor controls, smuggling and corruption.
[South Africa] Horse exports poised for massive growth for potential R1 billion industry
02-12-2016 | 09:30:00
AHS has affected South African horse exports since the 1960s and key stakeholders in the industry have been working to find long term solutions to these challenges.
[Interview] Leland Clegg, Founder of the Africa Business Portal
29-11-2016 | 10:17:00
Leland Clegg has established patterns of success as an entrepreneur. In 1989 he founded UCPM Insurance, one of the largest wholesale environmental insurance brokerages in the United States, servicing thousands of clients in all 50 states with industry leading automation.
East African Pharma Companies missing out on fast growing $5bn opportunity
07-11-2016 | 10:55:00
The $5 billion East African pharmaceutical market is expected to grow by more than 12% per year for the next five years, as lifestyle changes in the region lead to higher rates of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes.
Nigeria, EU trade volume hits €39 billion
03-11-2016 | 10:15:00
In 2014 alone, Nigeria’s total trade with the European Union (EU) stood at €39 billion with the EU accounting for 31 per cent of Nigeria’s total trade.
U.S. Chamber Releases New Report on Trade Facilitation in East Africa
20-10-2016 | 11:01:53
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce U.S.-Africa Business Center released a new report today on trade facilitation in East Africa, outlining the work governments in the region have undertaken to improve infrastructure and address economic challenges, and offering recommendations to address and overcome remaining trade barriers.
[Column] Maria Auma: So you think you can import? (Pt 2)
03-10-2016 | 12:20:00
I recently joined the highly capital intensive and somewhat prestigious industry of importation. I must advise anyone even remotely interested in taking that leap of faith to carry out in depth research into the kind of market they are entering and explore every point in their value chain.
[Column] Maria Auma: So you think you can import? (Pt 1)
27-09-2016 | 13:49:00
I recently joined the highly capital intensive and somewhat prestigious industry of importation. I must advise anyone even remotely interested in taking that leap of faith to carry out in depth research into the kind of market they are entering and explore every point in their value chain.
Afreximbank closes $300m China Exim-backed loan
20-09-2016 | 11:30:58
TheAfrican Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has closed its first-ever China/Taiwan specific syndicated loan with a $300-million facility guaranteed by the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank).
U.S. Honors Nigerian Business Partners, Holds Session on Increasing Bilateral Trade
13-09-2016 | 12:44:00
The Commercial Service of the United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria hosted its annual Networking with the USA Appreciation Forum (NUSA) and International Partner Awards on last week.
Nigeria’s Livestock Trade Hits N950billion
06-09-2016 | 11:54:00
The total value of live animal trade in Nigeria between the northern and southern parts of the country has been estimated to be between N850-N950 billion yearly.
Afreximbank approves $83 million African factors
29-08-2016 | 10:26:09
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has approved $83 million for African businesses engaged in factoring since 2012, Kanayo Awani, Managing Director of Afreximbank’s Intra-African Trade Initiative, has announced in Abidjan.
US Exports to Morocco More Than Triple in Ten Years Since US-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
18-08-2016 | 12:45:00
Export data pulled from the International Trade Administration (ITA) shows that average US exports to Morocco have more than tripled since the US-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (FTA) went into effect just over a decade ago.
Nigeria’s Sugar Imports hit USD227m in 7 Months
18-08-2016 | 11:38:00
Nigeria imported $227 million worth of sugar in the first seven months of this year, a report by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed.