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China, Türkiye hold forum to boost economic ties

Istanbul, Turkey | Xinhua |  A forum aimed at boosting financial cooperation between Türkiye and China has brought together leading figures in finance, technology, and governance in Istanbul. The Belt and Road Financial Cooperation Forum held on Thursday focused on topics such as digital economy, green economy, technological development and …

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Botswana to stabilize trade imbalances with South Africa

Gaborone, Botswana | Xinhua | President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana on Thursday said the southern African country continues to work tirelessly to improve exports to South Africa. Addressing the Botswana-South Africa Business Forum Roundtable held on the occasion of the 28th anniversary celebrations of the establishment of diplomatic relations between …

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Using dollar supremacy for sanctions is disruptive, says economist

Using dollar supremacy for sanctions could well lead to other countries backing away from it (the dollar) London, UK | Xinhua | The U.S. government’s frequent use of dollar supremacy for sanctions against other countries could negatively impact global trade and finance, an economist has said. “One of the problems with …

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Countries asked to place regional integration above national interest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | South Africa is concerned that most African countries still consider national interests ahead of regional integration which continues to stifle regional trade and development. According to South African Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor, this is likely to limit the outcomes of the …

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Global agrifood market more balanced, but trade costs must fall: FAO

Rome, Italy | Xinhua | Reducing trade costs would help boost sustainable development in the agrifood sector, enhancing integration and transformation especially in low-income economies, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a flagship report Tuesday. “A robust and well-integrated global agrifood system can help all countries withstand …

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Africa coffee industry seeks to succeed without foreign influence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | African coffee-producing countries have gathered in Nairobi to chart ways of improving the continent’s coffee sector and cushion it from global shocks. These include the effects of pandemics, trade barriers, and market dynamics like unfair taxes and trade restrictions among others. The first G25 Coffee …

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Uganda – DRC trade

Uganda private sector to hold first business summit in Democratic Republic of Congo | THE INDEPENDENT | Private Sector Foundation Uganda representing private sector business associations in partnership with Government of Uganda will hold the first ever Uganda- DR Congo Business Summit between May 31 and June 8 in Kinshasa …

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