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Hassan Bello

Shippers’ Council seeks ECOWAS’ support in trade facilitation

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has called for the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in trade facilitation both within the country...

Trade facilitation: Afreximbank set up programme to aid African banks

Trade facilitation: Afreximbank set up programme to aid African banks

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has set up a trade finance facilitation programme to mitigate the stringent compliance and regulatory requirements imposed...

No rice ship called Apapa port in two years, says Customs

Trade facilitation: Customs embarks on time release study

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Thursday said it has embarked on Time Release Study (TRS) to measure the efficiency of its trade facilitation scheme and reduce the...

FG bars states owing salaries from accessing Paris Club refund

Trade facilitation: Buhari to unveil single window

Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari will soon unveil the much-awaited Single Window (SW) Platform at seaports, airports and...

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Customs moves to reduce trade facilitation time by 50%

The Nigeria Customs Service ( NCS) has moved to reduce the time it takes to import and export goods (trade facilitation) by 50 per cent. Customs Public Relations...

Again world Customs Organisation harps on trade facilitation

Again world Customs Organisation harps on trade facilitation

To aid trade, build capacity and ensure ease of doing business at the ports, the World Customs Organisation (WCO) severally hold workshops to sensitise Customs...

Trade facilitation: Implications of not ratifying WTO Agreement by Nigeria

  The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is increasingly focusing on ways to ease trade among member countries. With only four countries left to ratify the...

Trade facilitation to save Nigerian N2.4tn annually- Expert

Trade facilitation to save Nigerian N2.4tn annually- Expert

If implemented, trade facilitation processes of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) could save Nigerian businesses at least N2.4 trillion annually in transaction cost....

Trade facilitation: Ghana ratifies WTO agreement ahead of Nigeria

Ghana has again moved ahead of Nigeria to ratify its World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement becoming the 104th WTO member to do so. In August 2016,...