Wednesday, March 29, 2017

India Recommits to Strengthening Trade Relations with Ghana

Mr. Birender Singh, the Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, has reaffirmed his country’s commitment towards deepening trade relations with Ghana. In 2016, the total volume of trade between the two nations hit US$3,604 million with...

Angola’s Trade with China rises to 50.47% in January

Trade between China and Angola amounted to USD 2026 million (a year-on-year increase of 50.47 per cent ), according to a press release from the Angolan embassy in Luanda. The note, which cites official Chinese...
South Africa

SA Government Galvanises SMEs for International Trade

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with Tshwane Economic Development Agency (TEDA) hosted the Exporter Development Training in Pretoria on Thursday to prepare small medium enterprises (SMEs) for the successful...

Merchants Receive Minister Davies’ Commendation for iSelect Launch

South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has congratulated Merchants on the launch of a new Australian Offshore Business Process Services (BPS) campaign iSelect, which will be serviced from Cape Town. iSelect...
Economy

South Africa to Protect Businesses from New Wage Impact

South African's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said government has measures in place to ensure that the recently announced National Minimum Wage does not have a negative impact on businesses and jobs. The Deputy President...

Nigeria, South Korea Trade Drops by 60 Per cent

South Korea says the volume of trade between it and Nigeria has dropped from $4.5 billion (about N1.42 trillion) in 2014 to $1.8 billion (about N567.5 billion) in 2015. The Korean Deputy Minister for Multilateral...

Africa market to immensely benefit from ‘DEAL 2017’ in Dubai – IEC

International Expo Consults (IEC), organisers of the Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure (DEAL) says the African continent will be massively impacted by DEAL 2017. The organisers stated that the event will provide an effective platform...

India to Strengthen Trade, Investment Ties with Rwanda

India is seeking to strengthen cooperation with Rwanda with a planned visit of India’s Vice-President Shri M Hamid Ansari, accompanied by Smt. Salma Ansari, to Rwanda from 19-21 February 2017. The Vice President will also...

Ghana: Ministry of Trade to Provide Policy Support for NTEs

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has put in stringent measures to ensure that Non-Traditional Exports (NTE) contributed significantly to sustainable economic growth. The Ministry of Trade and Industry has consistently pursued an export diversification...
Tax Hike

2016 Global Turbulence Lowered Activity in African Capital Markets– PwC Report

African equity capital markets (ECM) broke a streak of three successive years of growth, recording a decline in overall ECM activity of 28 per cent from 2015 in the number of transactions and 33...