Category archives for: Manufacturing

Nigeria Unveils Guidelines for Single Digit Credit to Agric, Manufacturing

Lagos, Nigeria, August 24, 2018// – The agricultural, manufacturing and the sectors considered as growth and employment stimulating, can now borrow long term as much as N10 billion at consolidated nine percent interest rate under new guidelines issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Youth Day: How Nestlé Offers Economic Opportunities to Youth

August 10, 2018//-The power of youth, their resourcefulness and ingenuity are strong contributing factors to the development of economies around the world.

CEMAC: Economic Outlook Improving, But Faster Progress Needed

August 8, 2018//-The economic and financial situation in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)—Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of Congo—has improved over the last year, but the outlook remains fragile.

African Automobile Sector Motors Ahead

August 7, 2018//-In late June 2018, German automobile manufacturer Volkswagen opened a $20m factory in Kigali, Rwanda.

How Digital Manufacturing Can Escape ‘Pilot Purgatory’

Despite enthusiasm for digital manufacturing, few companies have realized its potential at scale, according to our new survey. Six success factors can help. July 30, 2018//-The global race for innovation leadership in digital manufacturing1is picking up pace: two-thirds of industrial companies worldwide say that digitizing the production value chain is one of their highest priorities.

Kenya: 4G Capital Teams Up With Technoserve in Pilot Scheme

Nairobi, Kenya, July 25, 2018//-TechnoServe and 4G Capital today announced results from a year-long pilot partnership in which TechnoServe’s Smart Duka program integrated 4G Capital’s Kuza working capital retail credit service to blend business training with small enterprise loans.  

BRICS Business Leaders To Gather in South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa, July 24, 2018/ — More than 1000 delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) will gather at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg tomorrow, Wednesday, 25 July 2018 for the BRICS Business Forum which will takes place as part of the 10th BRICS Summit.

TRIGO Acquires Lumbee Enterprises, Deepens its Expansion into USA Market

Paris, France, July 24, 2018//-TRIGO has acquired 100% of the capital of Lumbee Enterprises based in Greer, SC. This acquisition allows TRIGO to deepen its expansion into the USA within the automotive industry.

Egypt Moving Forward: Key Challenges and Opportunities

Washington D.C., United States of America, July 17, 2018/ — The most important issues that face Egypt over the coming years are tied to a rapidly growing population, the modernization of its economy, and how best to ensure a modern social safety net to protect the most vulnerable in society.

Ghana: Supply of Smock Dresses Outstrips Demand in Upper West

Wa, Upper West Region, Ghana, July 14, 2018//- The production and supply of smock dresses in the Upper West Region have exceeded demand due to the absence of a ready market for the local high quality fabric.

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