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Tapping into digital innovation to promote trade, investment in Africa

Published on November 29, 2016

The slowdown of trade and the rise of e-commerce are two contrasting trends that are shaping the future of trade and investment, particularly in Africa. 

That’s according to global leaders gathered at the Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) Network World Conference and Awards 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco, on 24-25 November.

‘Slow economic growth, unequal distribution of the benefits of trade and policies that have gradually removed safety nets created the anti-globalization movements of today,’ said Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Read more. Source | International Trade Centre