Tag: international trade

The importance of Africa-UAE trade relations

Since 1988, Dubai's total international trade has grown by over 11 per cent year-on-year as the Emirate's strategic geopolitical location reinforces its attraction given its unique trade hub along the modern-day Silk Road. But how can Africa reap from the Emirate's petrol-dollars? Omar Khan, Director of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry joins CNBC Africa for more on this.

World Bank predicts slower global growth in 2019

With trade tensions high and international trade investment low, the World Bank is predicting slowed economic growth for emerging markets this year. For Sub-Saharan Africa, the number is set at 3.4 per cent. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Rudi Steinbach, Senior Economist, World Bank Prospects Group.