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The Troubling trajectory: Fears are growing that trade’s share of the world’s GDP has peaked. But that is far from certain

WHEN Apple launched the iPhone in 2007, it deployed a state-of-the-art global supply chain. Although the pioneering smartphone was designed in America, and sold first to consumers there, it arrived in stores from Shenzhen, China. It had been assembled there by Foxconn International from parts made by two firms in Singapore, six in Taiwan and […]

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EU BAN SHOULD SERVE AS IMPETUS FOR QUALITY

This well-researched opinion about EU’s ban on Nigeria’s agricultural exports should realistically elicit a collective commitment to put things right. It’s the EU now, other trading blocs may take a cue, and, should Nigeria’s commodities be globally rejected, the country’s industries are too comatose to process prior to exporting…

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AUTHORISED TRADER STATUS – INDIRECT INCENTIVE

As member of a three-man team of International Consultants that reviewed Nigeria’s Trade Policy in 2007, (unfortunately that review never saw the light of day), my team had recommended the concept of Authorized Trader. Reading through Austrade’s website today, I came across Australia’s adoption of the concept and how it has been assisting exporters. This […]

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POSITIVES FROM PRESIDENT BUHARI’S FOREIGN TRIPS

REAPING ECONOMIC BENEFITS FROM PMB’S GLOBAL TRIPS AND MEETS By OLUFEMI BOYEDE, CITP|FIBP I am beginning this write-up by pumping my chest and screaming: Yippee! I AM A PROUD NIGERIAN. And, like every forward-looking Nigerian and every friend of the new and change-oriented Nigeria, I was proud to see the social media photographs and reports […]

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