People are bearing the brunt of slow growth, volatile prices – WTO boss

December 13, 2023 The Director-General of the World Trade Centre (WTO) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in has said in her report to a meeting of the WTO’s Trade Negotiations Committee (TNC) on 12 December that...

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Ghana has a huge food market for Investment- Fairtrade boss

November 22, 2023 Mr. Pau März, Managing Director of Fairtrade, has noted that, with an almost 40 million population, Ghana has a significant food market for investment. He added that the country’s...

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Investment facilitation negotiators announce deal on Agreement’s text

July 10, 2023 The World Trade Organisation (WTO) members participating in the talks on investment facilitation for development (IFD) announced on 6 July the conclusion of the negotiations on the text of...

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ECOWAS Commission, GIZ train journalists on WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and AfCFTA

November 8, 2022 The ECOWAS Commission in collaboration with the European Union through GIZ has commenced a five-day capacity-building programme for journalists on WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) and...

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Greater, more diverse participation in global trade is key to achieving Africa’s economic transformation – World Bank

February 15, 2022 The World Bank is urging African countries to expand and diversify their participation in international trade and global value chains to reduce poverty on a large scale and transform their...

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Coronavirus: Services sector was hugely impacted – WTO report

December 10, 2021 Coronavirus impacted global demand and suppl chains Services sector hugely impacted, WTO Trade coverage of new import restrictions is relatively low The coronavirus pandemic and its...

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Global services trade recovering but below pre-pandemic levels – WTO barometer indicates

September 27, 2021 The recovery in global services trade looks set to extend into the third quarter of 2021, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) services trade barometer has noted. It added, however, that...

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Vaccine: Africa to get 50 million coronavirus doses from Pfizer and BionTech

January 5, 2021 Pharmaceutical companies, Pfizer and BioNTech will supply up to 50 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to Africa, starting from March 2021. This was disclosed by South Africa’s...

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African countries to get COVID-19 vaccines in early 2021

December 11, 2020 African countries will have access to the COVID-19 vaccines from the end of January through the first quarter of 2021, said a special envoy of the African Union (AU) on Wednesday....

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AfCFTA Secretariat to address dumping of substandard goods concerns of member states

November 18, 2020 The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat has hinted of plans to address concerns of standardization of goods and services by some member countries. The Secretariat says...

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