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Imports at Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach fall in May

The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex – the No. 1 hub for U.S. ocean trade with China – processed 6.3% fewer inbound cargo containers in May, signaling that...

Stakeholders kick against 0.2% levy on imports from AU countries

Stakeholders kick against 0.2% levy on imports from AU countries

  Maritime industry stakeholders have kicked against the 0.2 percent import levy imposed by the Federal Government on goods emanating from other countries under the...

Nigeria to save N4tr from imports' cutback for 3 years - Minister

Nigeria to save N4tr from imports’ cutback for 3 years – Minister

Nigeria stands to save N3.6 trillion as well as generate 4.4 million jobs, if it cuts down on the importation of goods and services for three years, Minister of Science...

Zambia to enforce 5% duty on copper concentrate imports

Zambia to enforce 5% duty on copper concentrate imports

  Zambia’s Mining Minister, Richard Musukwa, on Monday vowed to enforce a 5 percent import duty on copper produced from rough ore. Musukwa made this known on...

China's iron ore imports from Australia rise by 14%

China’s iron ore imports from Australia rise by 14%

Iron ore exports from Australia’s Port Hedland, the world’s biggest iron ore port to China, jumped 14 percent in December from a month earlier, Pilbara Ports...

Brazil to crack down on ships sold into ‘toxic’ scrap trade

China widens ban on waste imports

China will expand its ban on imports of solid waste, local media reported Monday. This is almost a year after its first curbs caused havoc in countries that sent their...

South Sudan boosts oil output by 70,000 bpd

Japan to resume crude oil imports from Iran

Japan’s Trade Minister, Hiroshige Seko, on Tuesday, said Japanese buyers of Iranian crude oil are expected to prepare to resume imports from the Middle Eastern...

Is it surprising that Nigeria imports soup from China?

It is not because we import everything importable,including tooth picks. When I first heard the news, it seemed to me like a rumour not until I found out that it was...

Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril

FG moves moves to stop ozone-depleting imports 

The Federal Ministry of Environment is collaborating with the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to curtail the importation of ozone-depleting substances into the country....

Turkey's new oil refinery to reduce dependence on imports

Turkey’s new oil refinery to reduce dependence on imports

Turkish President, Tayyip Erdogan, said on Friday that the new $6.3 billion refinery set up by Azeri state oil company, will reduce Ankara’s dependence on imports for...

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China bans imports of pigs, wild boars from Belgium, Japan

China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and products from Belgium after an outbreak of African swine fever. The country did same for imports from Japan after a...

Steel: Turkey imposes 25% duty on imports above quotas

Steel: Turkey imposes 25% duty on imports above quotas

Turkey will introduce quotas on the amount of steel it imports from Oct. 17, with an additional 25 percent duty levied on any imports above the quotas. Ankara blamed a...

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