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Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Shippers' Council, Hassan Bello

Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Borderless Alliance move against trade barrier 

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in collaboration with Borderless Alliance has moved to remove all barriers to trade between Nigeria and countries in the Economic...

U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping make joint statements at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

Trump delays tariff hike on Chinese goods, citing trade talk progress

President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would delay an increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods thanks to “productive” trade talks and that he and Chinese...

Maersk to introduce a virtual assistant  

Maersk shares plunge 13% amid U.S.-China trade tension 

A.P. Moller-Maersk shares plunged on Thursday as the world’s largest shipping company forecast 2019 profit below analysts’ estimates and said trade disputes are...

Comptroller Mohammed Uba

ECOWAS Common Trade:  Seme Customs holds joint sensitization programme

As part of efforts to promote ECOWAS Common Trade Policy with countries in the sub-region, the Seme area command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has embarked on a...

U.S. is having tremendous success with China on trade - Trump 

U.S. is having tremendous success with China on trade – Trump 

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States was having tremendous success in its trade negotiations with China, a day after U.S. and Chinese officials...

NEXIM disburses N15bn to exporters

NEXIM Bank offers exporters $1bn credit line to boost trade

The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the African Export-Import Bank in Cairo, Egypt. The MoU signed during the...

UAE pushes for deeper ties with Nigeria, trade hits N1.7bn

United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Fahad Altaffag on Monday expressed his country’s desire to deepen investment and trade ties between both...

DP World kicks against termination of concession agreement by Djibouti  

Trade tensions will make 2019 challenging- DP World Chairman

  Dubai-based global terminal operator, DP World, believes international trade tensions such as those between the United States and China will make 2019 challenging...

Trade facilitation: Afreximbank set up programme to aid African banks

Right policies can boost $15bn intra-African trade – Afrieximbank

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) on Thursday, said Africa accounts for only 15 percent of the continent’s $1 trillion of total trade in the world yearly. The...

Lagos ports

Trade misinvoicing cost Nigeria $2.2bn – Report

A new study by Global Financial Integrity (GFI), says that the potential loss of revenue by Nigeria to misinvoicing in 2014 was approximately 2.2 billion dollars. This...

WTO needs reform, say trade chiefs 

WTO needs reform, say trade chiefs 

A group of trade ministers from around the world voiced their support for strengthening the World Trade Organization (WTO) at a time when the Trump administration has...

Christine Lagarde

IMF: Trade disputes will reduce global GDP

Escalating trade wars between countries, if unchecked, could reduce global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by one per cent over the next two years, International Monetary...