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Annual Egypt Ports and Waterways Summit: Egypt port authorities and Ministry of Transport meet to discuss upcoming projects
Developing business with government can be difficult. Getting hold of accurate information and getting the right meetings can therefore be a challenge when doing business in Egypt.
Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé yesterday in Lomé announced Togo’s accession to the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) Establishment Agreement, making the country the 40th African state to officially join the continental trade finance institution as a participating state.
Africa has been described as the world’s greatest opportunity. Join the Commonwealth Trade Platform and meet with thousands customers, suppliers and distributors from Africa and across the globe.
The Egyptian capital of Cairo is to host high ranking African government officials, heads of international organizations, members of the diplomatic community, leaders of international financial institutions and the business community as the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) inaugurates its Headquarters building and conducts the investiture of its new president on 20 and 21 September.
Zimbabwe’s export promotion body, ZimTrade has said potential business estimated at $1 million was anticipated following the participation of textile and clothing companies at an exhibition in South Africa last month.
The Kingdom of Lesotho and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed an agreement for a US$5.8 million loan.
Shareholders of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has appointed Dr. Benedict Oramah to be the next President of the continental multilateral trade finance institution, making him the third President to serve the Bank since its establishment in 1993.
China, whose market of 1.3 billion people could become the largest beef market in the world, is keen and could “very soon” start importing free-range beef from Namibia despite the Asian economic giant initially expressing concerns of sporadic outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease in beef-producing regions in Namibia.
The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has partnered with Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in an effort to raise awareness on issues of imports and exports.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today presented The Corporate Council on Africa with the “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, DC. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
Ghana’s export revenues from the minerals sector amounted to five billion dollars last year, reports from the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, has stated.
Whatever happens in Africa today depends on a vortex of forces, said Donald Kaberuka, including demographics and massive internal migration, the incomplete transitions on the economic and political side, commodity prices, and the threat of terrorism.
Crocs, Inc. have announced that footwear and apparel veteran David Thomson has been named senior vice president, general manager, of the company's Asia, Africa and Middle East region. In this newly created role, Thomson will oversee all sales and operations in the region and work closely with Crocs' leadership to execute against the company's global strategic plan.
Turkish electronics and domestic appliances maker Vestel is looking for trade partners for Mobile Phones in Africa
Vestel is looking for trade partners/customers for Home Appliances (refrigerators, washing machines, cooking appliances, dishwashers, air conditioners), Flat TV, Mobile Phones business in all Africa. Vestel can develop special projects according to the individual needs of the markets.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) granted credit facilities totalling $577 million to the Egyptian trade sector between 2012 and 2014, Dr. Benedict Oramah, Executive Vice President of the Bank in charge of Business Development and Corporate Banking, has announced in Cairo.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has raised some US$8 billion through its syndications programme to support the development and financing of infrastructure projects in Africa, Jean-Louis Ekra, President of the Bank, has announced.
The newly appointed ED/CE of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr. Olusegun Awolowo, paid a courtesy call to the Managing D/CEO of the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) at the Headquarters of the Bank in Abuja, to discuss areas of possible collaboration and synergy.
On 11 December, Nestlé Ghana officially launched the Nestlé Cocoa Plan in the country. This is part of the company’s global efforts to support the lives of cocoa farmers and increase the quality of their crops.
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is developing a professional services directory for about 50 companies in the export of services to be used as a marketing tool in West Africa and beyond.
With innovation on the march globally, five most promising tech cities in emerging markets have all the right ingredients to become future startup capitals. Medellin, Colombia; Amman, Jordan; Lahore, Pakistan; Jakarta, Indonesia; Lagos, Nigeria.
Côte d’Ivoire Prime Minister, ITC Executive Director, attend official presentation of National Export Strategy
International Trade Centre (ITC) Executive Director Arancha González joined the Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire, Mr Daniel Kablan Duncan, and the Minister of Commerce, Arts and Crafts and SMEs promotion, Mr Jean-Louis Billon, as well as representatives of the Ivorian private sector on 13 November in Abidjan for the official presentation ceremony of the National Export Strategy of Côte d’Ivoire.
About 40 speakers and more than 400 African and Norwegian leaders, including 30 ambassadors from Norway and Africa, discussed how to accelerate African infrastructure through Norwegian-African work, trade and growth at the Norwegian-African Business Summit in Oslo
Trade between Africa and Ireland to reach €24 billion by 2020 – Minister for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Cooperation, Seán Sherlock
Trade between Ireland and Africa is expected to reach €24 billion by 2020, Minister for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Cooperation, Seán Sherlock told the Africa-Ireland Economic Forum in UCD’s Smurfit Graduate Business School today.
An official UK Trade Mission is set to arrive in Zimbabwe this Tuesday. This is the first such mission to Zimbabwe in many years. The theme of the mission ...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Airline Industry Forecast 2014-2018 shows that international freight volumes are expected to increase ...
Merck has shown consistent approach to their corporate social responsibility agenda in Africa and India since 2013
The Merck Capacity Advancement Program aims at expanding the professional capacity in the areas of research and development, clinical research, supply ...
Prior the economic crisis, Africa's share of trade with other emerging markets was a mere 30%. Today that has gone up to nearer 50%, and by 2020, on current ...
Pathfinder Trade and Invest will be sending a multi-sector trade delegation to Tripoli, Libya for an overseas export-oriented meet, between the 21st to ...