In order to take advantage of opportunities in the continental market created under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) deal, there is a need for synergy and openness among African businesses, especially in addressing barriers to trade.
With the continued closure of the Nigerian land borders for almost two months, members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS), have raised concerns about the rising effects on intra-African trade as well as on the nation’s macro-economy, in relation to inflation and job losses.
Ship owners, under the aegis of African Ship Owners Association (ASA), have called on the Federal Government to create conducive environment to encourage investment in ships to trade on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
Federal Government has said concerted efforts are in process to ensure broad participation and inclusiveness of all stakeholders in the automotive industry in framing the review of the National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) Bill.
Nigeria’s Chief Trade Negotiator and Director-General of Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiation, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe, has died. "Amb Chiedu Osakwe, Nigeria's Chief Trade Negotiator & Director General of Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiation @TradeOfficeNG has passed on," African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) said in a Tweet on Monday. "Africa has lost an illustrious son,…