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Rwanda: Govt, Private Sector Move to Streamline Textile Industry

The Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Association of Professional Tailors plan to set up a tailoring factory under a company to be named "Kigali Garment Centre" to reduce importation of second hand clothes, Minister Francois Kanimba said.   Speaking at a dialogue with the tailors, yesterday, in Kigali, the Trade and Industry minister said the factory would be set up by the end of the year.   The association was.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 20th January 2016

UK Firm Ready to Build Iron Smelter in Chambishi

A United Kingdom (UK)-based company has expressed interest in putting up an iron smelter at the Chambishi Multi-Facility Economic Zone (CMFEZ).   Zambia-China Economic and Trade Corporation spokesperson Stephen Lindunda said in an interview that the UK-based company was interested in establishing the iron smelter at CMFEZ.   He said 10 Chinese companies had also expressed interest in investing in the manufacturing of different.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 20th January 2016

IMF Puts Kenya Growth At 5.6 Percent

 Kenya's economy will grow at 5.6% slower than earlier projected, but several major infrastructure projects will help to shore up its prospects.   'The economy is projected to continue to expand robustly, although at a slower-than-projected pace. Real GDP is projected to grow by 5.6 percent in 2015 driven by public infrastructure spending, buoyant credit growth, and strong consumer demand,' Vitaliy Kramarenko who recently led an.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 20th January 2016

CEOs Place Kenya Among Top Investment Places

 Global logistics executives have ranked Kenya among the top promising investment markets in Africa, after South Africa and Nigeria.   A report titled Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2016 says a fast-growing middle class and the demand for mineral resources are important growth drivers in the country.   Others are new oil and gas finds, rapid infrastructure development, stronger agricultural demand and increased.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 20th January 2016

Bouyant Hardware Sector Awaits Taiwan Hardware Show's 16th return

Asia’s premium hardware event, the Taiwan Hardware Show (THS) will come back in high momentum this 12 to 14 October 2016 as promising market developments reign. Brought together for the 16th time by Taiwan’s leading trade fair organizer, Kaigo Co., Ltd, the exhibition will be staged at the heart of Taiwan’s largest hardware cluster in the Greater Taichung International Expo Centre. Multinational hardware producers and.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 18th January 2016

East Africa Marching Towards Industrial Development

 The secret behind becoming prosperous, ensuring a turnaround in lifestyle, among others, resides in spurring industrial development. Although many developing countries envisage to become industry hubs, they fail to adopt the right policies and strategies. Constrained by lack of financial muscle and skilled human power, their ambitions to industrial development could not come anywhere near success.   But Ethiopia has mapped out a.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 16th January 2016

China-Africa Industrial Capacity Cooperation Fund Starts Operation

A China-Africa industrial capacity cooperation fund, designed to aid Africa's development, is now active, China's central bank said Thursday.   The fund, with an initial capital of 10 billion U.S. dollars, will mainly invest in sectors like manufacturing, hi-tech, agriculture, energy, infrastructure construction and finance in African countries, the People's Bank of China said in a statement on its website.   The statement said.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 12th January 2016

UK investors concentrate on Africa for high-level trade and investment

 The government of Cameroon hosted a distinguished group of business leaders in Yaoundé for a high-level investment mission from 8-10 December 2015 PhilmonYang cameroonPhilémon Yang, Prime Minister of Cameroon. (Image source: DMA) The mission is being organised by DMA and provide a unique opportunity for investors and business leaders to deepen relationships in Cameroon. It will also allow them to secure new investments and.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 11th January 2016

East Africa: Strengthening Banks to Enhance Trade, Investment

 The introduction of banks in Ethiopia goes back hundred years. All along the road the so introduced banks have carried out a range of business transactions, contributing a lot to the country's socio-economic development. Strengthening these institutions is not only promoting trade and investment but it is also igniting both local and international business interactions.   Apart form providing loans and deposit services, banks play a.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 7th January 2016

Kenya's Business Community Is Optimistic About the Future

 Trade is growing in the entire region, including Kenya. Kenya's GDP is approximated to hit 15% by the turn of the year. With the recent tripartite agreements that our African presidents have signed, markets in South, East, West, and North Africa will begin to harness their energy towards intra-continental trade.   This is good news to the region's people as they can benefit from expanded market opportunities. Opening up former.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 5th January 2016

Africa: WTO Members Secure a Package for Africa

 Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) concluded their tenth ministerial conference in Nairobi recently by securing an agreement on a series of trade initiatives.   The Nairobi package contains a series of six ministerial decisions on agriculture, cotton and issues related to least-developed countries such as Uganda.   A centrepiece of the Nairobi package is a ministerial decision on export competition, including a.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 5th January 2016

Foresight Africa 2016: Free trade agreements and the implications for Africa

The launch of Foresight Africa: Top priorities for the continent in 2016 is on the horizon.  In anticipation of this year’s report, the Africa Growth Initiative team offers the below preview of one of the major topics covered and encourages you to check out the report when it publishes next week.   Much of the world is entering into mega-regional free trade areas (FTAs). Indeed, October 5, 2015 marked the ratification of the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 4th January 2016



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