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NBA urges federal government to sign Africa free trade agreement

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has urged the Federal Government to endorse Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) to enable Nigeria reap economic benefits of intra African trade.

Ambassador Osakwe: African free trade agreement will boost inter-African trade

The Director General of African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA), Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe, has said the signing of the ACFTA will boost inter-African trade.

Lagos Chamber urges federal government to liberalise power sector

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) has called on the Federal Government to liberalise the power sector for efficient service delivery.

Nigeria assures businesses of protection in Africa free trade

Nigeria would protect the interest of businesses in the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreements, the Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has said.Nigeria would protect the interest of businesses in the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreements, the Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has said.

AfCFTA: Federal government assures protection of manufacturers, stakeholders interest

The Federal Government has assured manufacturers and other businessmen that their interest would be protected in the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.

Okechukwu Enelamah: Trade sub-sector accounts for 18% of Nigeria’s GDP

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, on Tuesday said the trade sub-sector accounted for 18 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Single unified market will not affect economy – federal govt

Federal Government has said that the proposed launching of African single trade market would not affect Nigerian economy as adequate measures were being put in place to protect the economy.

Nigeria signs legal agreement to fight dumping

The Federal Government has entered into an agreement with leading trade law firm King and Spalding, LLP Geneva, of Switzerland, to provide legal services for Nigeria’s trade remedy legislation, as a key element of modern trade policy

Nigeria parleys 37 countries on economic cooperation, bilateral ties

Nigeria has joined 37 other countries to sign a joint declaration on Economic Cooperation with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the sidelines of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference.

Fed govt to review all trade, investment agreements since 1960

Chiedu Osakwe, director-general of the Nigeria office for trade negotiations, says the agency will embark on a review of all the trade and investment agreements entered into with countries and entities since 1960.

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