Tag: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria

M.A.N: How COVID-19 is worsening manufacturing challenges in Nigeria

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria says its CEOs Confidence Index for the first quarter of the year fell below the 50 points benchmark indicating that Nigeria’s manufacturing sector requires a lifeline to recover fully from the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. President of the Association, Mansur Ahmed joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigerian manufacturers resume operations post COVID-19 lock-down

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has rolled out some guidelines for its members as they resume operations following the easing of the COVID-19 lock-down in the country. The Association’s Acting Director General, Ambrose Oruche joins me to discuss the details and also delve into the short to medium term implication of the pandemic on Nigeria’s manufacturing sector.

The impact of COVID-19 on Nigeria’s business community

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has directed the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment to work with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria to ensure that all production of essential items such as food, medical and pharmaceutical products continues unhindered. Mansur Ahmed, President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.

Expert calls for review of Nigeria’s trade policy ahead of AfCFTA

Its 133 days until the start of trading under African Continental Free Trade Agreement, so far 54 Countries have signed up and just about 29 countries have ratified the agreement. Nigeria's Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment says this ratification will only take place if Nigeria is sure that its industries will be protected. To discuss Nigeria’s trade strategy and the journey to ratify the AfCFTA, Tilewa Adebajo, CEO of CFG Advisory and Mansur Ahmed, President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria both join CNBC Africa for more.

MAN weighs in on Nigeria’s Finance Bill

President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mansur Ahmed says for the first time in a long time Nigeria has a comprehensive finance bill which brings together key issues on fiscal policy that needs to be constantly under review. He joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of an interactive session on consumer goods sector organised by Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

Nigeria’s manufacturing sector receives N459.69bn boost

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says gross credit to the manufacturing sector was N459.69 billion between the end of May and end of October this year. The inflow credited to the Apex Bank’s recent policy on loan-to-deposit ratio. Meanwhile, the Real GDP growth in Nigeria’s manufacturing sector was 1.1 per cent year on year in the third quarter of the year. President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mansur Ahmed joins CNBC Africa to discuss this story.

Benedict Oramah discusses AfCFTA and how it can overcome Africa’s internal trade disputes

President of the Africa Export-Import Bank, Benedict Oramah says intraregional trade disputes in parts of Africa can be resolved through communication. To share some insight on the 500 million-dollar facility for the Manufacturer's Association of Nigeria (MAN) and efforts to strengthen economies across Africa, he joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.

Segun Ajayi-Kadir on how Nigeria’s manufacturing industry stands to benefit from the AfCFTA

As Nigeria prepares to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) says Africa's largest economy has the clout to dominate trade in the Free Trade Area. Segun Ajayi-Kadir, Director-General of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.
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