ZAMBIA - The Zambian Commodity Exchange (ZAMACE) will soon sign a partnership agreement with JSE, a South African Stock Exchange to boost liquidity to the local agro-commodity market.
NIGERIA - A very comprehensive agricultural exhibition for West Africa tagged ‘AGRIKEXPO’ is gearing up for its fourth edition, which will be held in November, this year.
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa is to participate in the 17th Russian Agricultural Exhibition "Golden Autumn 2015" and Agro Business Forum of investment agricultural projects of the BRICS, next month.
ZAMBIA – “There is need to create and strengthen regional markets within Africa in order to make the most of cross-country and inter-market trade,” says Zambeef Joint Chief Executive Officer Francis Grogan.
MAURITIUS - The setting up of a National Wholesale Market was the main theme of a half-day Stakeholder's Consultative Meeting which was held today at the Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute, Réduit in the presence of the Minister of Agro Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Kumar Seeruttun.
KENYA - Kenya is not likely to meet its target of Sh100 billion ($1 billion) in earnings by the end of 2017 from textile exports, analysts have said.
ZAMBIA – Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) has proposed the introduction of a 25 percent duty on dairy products to protect the local industry from unfair competition from markets such as the European Union (EU).
UGANDA - Thirteen thousand maize farmers under the association, Masindi District Farmers Association (MADFA), are set to resume exporting maize flour to South Sudan and Kenya after sorting out quality issues.
NIGERIA - Nigeria’s agricultural imports declined by 11 percent from N738 billion imported in Q1 to N664 billion in Q2 2015, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its latest foreign trade reports.
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe tobacco exports surged by 49 percent to $347 million this week from the sale of 65 million kilogrammes (kgs) up from $231 million recorded in the prior period, official statistics show.
ETHIOPIA - The Japanese giant coffee buyer and roaster Ueshima Coffee Company (UCC), partnering with the Ethiopian coffee exporting firm Metad Agricultural Development Plc, the owner of Kabu Coffee, is to introduce its worldwide popular coffee quality contest in Ethiopia, the first of its kind in Africa.
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