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Assessing Africa’s role in global trade

PUBLISHED: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:55:24 GMT

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According to the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development, Africa accounts for a very low share of world trade and the continent’s export share as a proportion of global exports has been decreasing steadily. So how can the continent overcome the factors that hinder trade in the region? Joining CNBC Africa for this discussion are; James Gearing, Director at Texel Finance and John Lentaigne, Chief underwriting officer at the African Trade Insurance Agency.


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