Tag: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

How West Africa’s investment banking space is coping with COVID-19

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development says FDI prospect for Africa in 2020 remains negative.

How the COVID-19 is impacting foreign direct investment into East Africa

The latest World Investment Report 2020 by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development indicate that FDIs in East Africa declined by 9 per cent to $7.8 billion in 2019 from $9 billion in 2018. There could be a sharp decline in FDIs this year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage economies across the globe. Oscar Emasu, Research Analyst at Crested Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.

COVID-19: How the disruption in global supply chains is impacting FDI in developing countries

COVID-19 has not only been a health crisis but also an economic one. With supply chains distorted and massive capital flight experienced the economic effects for many African countries is massive, Richard Bolwijn, Head of Investment Research, Division on Investment & Enterprise United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD joins CNBC Africa for more.

AfCFTA: How is it going to work & what agreements are needed?

People are talking about the African Continental Free Trade Area, the biggest thing to hit Africa for a century. How is it going to work? What agreements are needed? Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) joins CNBC Africa for more.

Chinese internet giant Alibaba shares its plans for Africa

Q&A with Brian Wong, Vice President at Alibaba.
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