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World trade to fall by 9.2 percent in 2020: WTO

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | World merchandise trade is expected to fall by 9.2 percent in 2020, followed by a 7.2-percent rise in 2021, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Tuesday in its revised trade forecast. In April, the WTO had predicted a decline in the volume of world …

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Road construction in DRC to boost trade – Minister Wamala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has plans to construct more roads in neighboring countries as a means to boost trade. This was revealed by the Minister for Works General Katumba Wamala who was addressing journalists at the government media centre on Tuesday on the proposal that will see Uganda …

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EAC rolls out regional electronic cargo and driver tracking system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East Africa Community (EAC) secretariat and its partner states have unveiled a new mobile application to enable the issuance of the EAC COVID-19 digital certificates that are mutually recognised by the partner states. The app dubbed the Regional Electronic Cargo and Driver Tracking System …

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China urges U.S. to discard Cold-War mentality, ideological bias

Beijing, China | XINHUA |  China on Thursday urged the United States to discard its Cold-War mentality and ideological bias, and work with China to move forward bilateral relations along the track of coordination, cooperation and stability. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian made the comment at a press briefing …

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