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Slowing global trade puts focus on Nairobi commodity forum

Published on July 15, 2016

Leaders and policymakers will be navigating a wobbly path starting this morning when the seventh Global Commodities Forum kicks off in Nairobi amid pressure to sustain economic growth momentum in the wake of the dwindling commodity prices.

The forum to be held on the sidelines of the 14th session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) presents an opportunity for commodity-dependent countries to reset their trade matrices to avoid a looming economic storm.

 

Ministry of Industrialisation Secretary Adan Mohamed said, 

Participants will discuss how commodity-dependent countries can adapt to lower commodity prices and shrinking demand