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Turkey and Britain signed a free trade agreement on Tuesday, ensuring a continuity of commerce after Britain leaves the European Union’s (EU) single market and customs union this week.
The United States has suggested that the process to find a new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) needs to be reopened, in what would be an unprecedented move.
Yubaraj Khadka, a worker in Malaysia for Top Glove Corp, took two photos in May of fellow employees crowding into a factory of the world’s biggest maker of medical-grade latex gloves.
Bahrain’s imports from Israel will not be subject to distinctions between products made within Israel and those from illegal settlements in occupied territory, the Bahraini trade minister has said, drawing a rebuke from Palestinians.
South Korea appears to have decided to withdraw its Minister of Trade, Ms. Yoo Myung-hee, from the race for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) director-general, paving the way for Nigeria’s candidate, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to be confirmed as the head of the global trade body.
Australia’s Trade Minister Simon Birmingham on Friday said that ongoing reports of bans and disruptions to the country’s key exports to China were deeply troubling.
The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders, not to allow US President Donald Trump to frustrate Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s bid to emerge as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.
Former Nigerian Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says she remains positive of becoming the first African and first female director-general of the World Trade Organisation despite United States opposition to her candidacy.
The United States has said it is supporting South Korean trade minister, Yoo Myung-hee, to become the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation because she is a “trade expert”.
The appointment of Nigeria’s ex-finance minister to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO) has been thrown into doubt after the US opposed the move.
The Nigerian government is seeking the vote of Iran for its candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, in the race to the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Director-General office.
World Trade Organization members removed three candidates from the race to be the next Director-General of the body.
South Africa’s Trade Minister Ebrahim Patel on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19, the cabinet said, the fourth minister to contract the virus in Africa’s hardest-hit country.
Six candidates are vying to become the next head of the World Trade Organisation, an institution which faced mammoth challenges even before the pandemic-driven global economic crisis struck.
It was back to the business at the sprawling central market of Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, on Monday after a closure of nearly a month in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, and his Ghanaian counterpart, Mrs Shirley Botchwey, said that both countries had agreed on modalities to resolve the trade challenges arising from the recent border closure.
Britain’s Trade Minister on Monday said he would apologise to the U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka for a leak of confidential memos in which the UK ambassador describes the U.S. administration as “dysfunctional” and “inept”.
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Shortly after the Sabadell sports director publicly acknowledged his interest in hiring Ramon Azeez from Granada, Diego Martinez, the coach of the Nazarí team, confirmed that the player had asked to leave. He said this at the press conference after the victory in the Cup against Malaga.
The ruling party, All Progressive Congress, APC, have won all the 44 Local government Chairmen seats in Kano State.
The Senate has taken a swipe at the Ministry of Petroleum Resources over the payment of N98.4 million for the printing of leaflets for the awareness campaign programme for the Petroleum Industrial Bill without due process.
Akinbami was kidnapped by unknown gunmen at his petrol station along Ado-Ijan road around 9pm on Sunday, January 10, and whisked away to unknown destination.
But Mrs Akpoti, in a statement on Sunday, said the award does not take into cognisance the bloody events of the 2019 elections where the governor and his administrators alleged violent actions against her and other female opposition voices in the state. NCWS can’t be ignorant of the reportage by the many national and international observers where I was an observee.
President Donald Trump on Monday declared a state of emergency in Washington, D.C., citing the “emergency conditions” surrounding President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Arsenal transfer target Neto has demanded a Barcelona exit in search of first-team football.
U.S. lawmakers who were in lockdown when a violent mob breached security at the Capitol last week likely have been exposed to the coronavirus, Congress’ attending physician warned Sunday.
A Soldier and five Civilians were reportedly killed while three others sustained gunshot wounds after a misunderstanding over toasting of a prostitute at a local beer joint situated near the demolished controversial hotel ‘Barka Da Zuwa’ along Baga road, Jajeri Community of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Tuesday disclosed that out of N8.26 trillion spent on capital projects, debt servicing and payment of salaries and pensions in 2020, N118.37 billion went into COVID-19-related capital spend.