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France to Open €3.5bn Initiative for SMEs in Nigeria


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WTO, France Seal €6m Deal To Deepen Trade In Developing Countries

France is donating approximately €6 million to finance the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) technical assistance programmes for developing countries and least-developed countries (LDCs) from 2021 to 2023. The intervention is aimed at improving participants’ understanding of global trade rules and standards. French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire and the country’s […]

Okonjo-Iweala Cautions Nigeria, Others against Bilateral Trade Agreements

The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged Nigeria to guard against entering into unfavourable bilateral trade agreements with rich countries. She advised Nigeria and other African countries to embrace multilateral trade agreements through the WTO instead of entering into agreements that might put them […]