September 13



September 12

  • Zimbabwe: Duty Increase on Imports Ill-Advised

    Zimbabwe Independent

    Increased duty on finished products announced by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa in his mid-term fiscal policy review statement yesterday will not have the intended effect of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Govt to Partner NAHCO On Agro Export

    This Day

    The Minister of Aviation, Mr. Osita Chidoka has said the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (nahco aviance) would collaborate with the federal government on its agro - based... Read more »

  • Kenya: Mvurya Signs Bill On Trade

    The Star

    KWALE Governor Salim Mvurya has signed the County Trade Revolving Fund Bill into law.Speaking to the Star on Wednesday, he said the bill seeks to increase avenues for employment,... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenyan Tea Traders Say Taxes Curtailing Demand

    The Star

    TEA traders have maintained that the Ad valorem tax has continued to affect Kenyan tea in the competitive global market. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: No to Raw Mineral Exports - President

    The Herald

    President Mugabe has reiterated Government's call against exportation of minerals in raw or semi-finished form saying there was need to optimise the profit margin from the... Read more »

  • Namibia: Swakara Sells 52 013 Pelts in Denmark

    Namibian

    AGRA facilitated the sale of the Swakara offering at the September international auction in Copenhagen, Denmark, with the highest ever black hammer price for the top lot sold for... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Lack of Investment Protection Treaty Threatens India, Nigeria Trade Relations

    Vanguard

    Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Rangaiah Ghanashyam has decried the lack of multiple taxation avoidance treaty and investment protection agreement between Nigeria and India. Read more »



September 11

  • Africa: Trade Between Russia and Africa Below Expectation [analysis]

    Fahamu

    Some experts think that the ongoing crisis between Russia and the West could stimulate Russia's leadership to look for new markets. But it is not clear if Africa could be their... Read more »

  • Angola: BNA Imported Goods Payment Procedures Relaxed

    ANGOP

    The goods import payment procedures have as from Thursday been relaxed by the Angola Reserve Bank (BNA), with importers free to pay in advance as much as Akz 30 million (Usd... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Firm Seeks U.S.$800 Million to Execute Lekki Deep Seaport Project

    Guardian

    THE promoter of Lagos Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Tolaram Group, is shopping for $800 million from local and international financial institutions to actualise the proposed Lekki Deep... Read more »

  • Tunisia: Trade Deficit Worsens (First 8 Months of 2014)

    Tunis Afrique Presse

    During the first eight months of 2014, the trade deficit worsened to reach 9,408 million dinars (MD) against 7,668.9 MD, during the same period of 2013, because of the fall of the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria-India Trade Hits U.S.$19.5 Billion

    This Day

    The bilateral trade between Nigeria and India has increased to $19.5 billion annually, the Indian High Commissioner, Mr. A.R. Ghanashyan has disclosed. Read more »



September 10

  • Gambia: Trade Minister Launches U.S.$2.4 Million Project

    Daily Observer

    The Trade, Regional Integration and Employment minister, Abdou Jobe, Monday launched EMPRETREC Gambia project, funded to the tune of US$2.4M. Read more »

  • Gambia: EMPRETEC Project Launched in the Gambia

    Foroyaa

    The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment (MOTIE) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Gambia Investment and... Read more »

  • South Africa: Contracting Trade Conditions

    SACCI

    The seasonally adjusted Trade Activity Index (TAI) contracted by 4 index points for the second consecutive month to place the TAI at 43 points in August 2014. This is 9 points... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya's Trade Deficit Hit Sh105 Billion in July

    The Star

    Kenya's monthly trade deficit hit a historical high for the second time this year in July, surpassing the Sh100 billion-mark it first breached in May. Read more »

  • Kenya: Interagency Framework Needed to Fight Illegal Trade [opinion]

    Capital FM

    Justice delayed is justice denied, so goes the old adage. Nothing pains Intellectual Property (IP) rights holders more than justice not delivered properly and timely. It is both... Read more »

  • Namibia: Poultry Import Restrictions Under Attack

    Namibian

    MAJOR players in the South African poultry industry are asking Namibia's High Court to set aside the restrictions on the importation of poultry products that the Minister of Trade... Read more »



September 09

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