ECOWAS Commission launches a regional Trade information website called ECOWAS Trade Information System (ECOTIS) to serve as the central and principal location for regional platform for trade and related information and intelligence.
The ECOWAS Commission, led by the trade directorate, is organizing a sensitization of the private sector on AfCFTA. The objective is to enhance the Private Sector’s understanding of the agreement in order to enable them contribute better to the negotiation process and the implementation of the agreement.
ECOWAS Regional Competition Authority (ERCA) is holding a one-day Regional Meeting for National Competition Commissions and Departments to exchange experiences in relation to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on their respective operations. The meeting is expected to also provide the opportunity to share experiences on possible flexibilities on completion regulation…Continue reading One-day Virtual Meeting for ECOWAS National Competition Commissions(NCCs) and Departments.
Faced with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, which is exacerbating humanitarian challenges in Nigeria, the ECOWAS Commission has expressed, this Saturday August 22, 2020, the region’s solidarity to the Government and People of Nigeria. This regional solidarity has been demonstrated through two food donations of a total quantity of…Continue reading ECOWAS expresses its solidarity to Nigeria through two food donations for the most vulnerable households
The government and people of Ghana have, on 17th August 2020, commissioned and handed over a fully furnished building to the African Union to be used as the Permanent Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA). In addition, a furnished residential accommodation, to be used as the…Continue reading Commissioning and Handing over of the AfCFTA Secretariat in Accra- Ghana.
World merchandise trade likely registered a historic fall in the second quarter of 2020, according to the latest reading of the WTO’s Goods Trade Barometer, a real-time gauge of trends in global trade. Additional indicators point to partial upticks in world trade and output in the third quarter, but the…Continue reading Goods barometer confirms steep drop in trade but hints at nascent recovery.