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Trade Links With Asia Contribute To 19.8% Increase In Freight For African Carriers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its November 2019 data for global air freight markets demand has recorded an increase in demand for African carriers by 19.8 percent, compared to the same period a year earlier. Strong trade and investment links with Asia contributed to positive performance. Capacity grew 13.7 percent year-on-year. The demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), ...

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African Governments Should Focus On Macroeconomic Policies

Africa’s labour markets are the most dynamic in the world. Yet, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), African countries had some of the lowest unemployment rates in 2018. They include Niger (0.3%), Rwanda (1%), Burundi (1.5%), Madagascar (1.7%), Togo (1.7%), Ethiopia (1.8%), Tanzania (1.9%), Liberia (2%), Benin (2.1%) and Chad (2.2%). African economies also have some of the world’s highest ...

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Optimism On Trade And Global Growth Knock Dollar

The euro, the pound and a clutch of trade-sensitive currencies rallied as the dollar slid to a six-month low, as investor confidence in global growth prospects and the Phase 1 U.S.-China trade deal spurred a risk-on move. The first phase of an American trade deal with China would be signed on Jan. 15 at the White House. The dollar index was ...

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SME Business Growth Summit

Date: December 5, 2019 Venue: Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai Information: SME Business Growth Summit will focus on banking finance, investment, private equity, venture capital, advance, affordable and patented technology, export promotion, import facilitation, integration of manufacturing and service sector for enhancement of business contacts and growth. This will also highlight on strengthening manufacturing Industries and SMEs for sustainable growth, enhancement ...

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