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meat

Investors praise Tanzanian gov’t over restriction on imports of meat, milk products

Investors in meat and milk processing industries on Sunday praised the government of Tanzania for restrictions it has imposed on imports of meat and...
poultry-meat

South African’s Poultry Industry collapsing from Chicken imports

More than 160 small chicken farmers have gone out of business in the past four months in South Africa, with profits of big companies...
Rice And Food Imports

Sudan Officially Waves Off Ban on Egyptian Goods

The Sudanese authorities have announced the official lifting of the ban on Egyptian commodities, Sudanese Media Center reported. "Any person who has a trade registry...
Maize

Namibia closes borders for mahangu, white maize imports

The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has decided to close borders for mahangu grain and white maize imports until further notice, the ministry's...
condoms

AIDS Commission Reminds Ghanaians on Condoms Use

The Ghana AIDS Commission has expressed worry about the low usage of condoms in the country. The acting Director of Technical Services at the Ghana...

Kenya to promote sugarcane cultivation to curb sugar imports

Kenya plans to promote sugar cane cultivation in order to eliminate sugar imports in the next five years. Agricultural and Food Authority...
poultry-meat

Namibia suspends imports of poultry products from S. Africa, Belgium

Namibia's Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has suspended the import of live bird species and poultry products following an outbreak of Pathogenic Avian...
Maize

Kenya imports 30,000 metric tonnes of maize to ease shortage

Kenya on Friday imported 30,000 metric tonnes of maize from Mexico as part of the effort to stabilize maize flour prices due to the...

Car Dealers Asked to Stop Bringing in Over Aged Vehicles

Automobile dealers in Ghana have called on government to halt the importation of over aged vehicles into the country.The dealers say the overused cars...

illegal imports costs Ghana GH¢ 490m – BDCs

The Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD) has made a strong case for the government to clamp down on all importers of illegal products...

Illegal Imports Hampering McVities Ghana Sales

Snack food manufacturers, McVities Ghana, has made fresh appeals for government to bring to an end to the smuggling of sub-standard products into the...

Switzerland Bought From Ghana US$2 billion Worth of Gold in 2016

Switzerland imported over $2 billion worth of gold from Ghana in 2016 alone for conversion to finished products for the world market. This shows...
Poultry

Burundi halts Ugandan poultry imports following bird flu reports

Burundi has suspended importation of poultry from Uganda where bird flu has already been declared, the government said Tuesday in a statement. ...

Fisheries Ministry Take Steps to Cut Ghana’s Fish Supply Deficit

The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye has outlined plans by her outfit to regulate the operations of artisanal fishers in reducing the...
Ideal Import Loan

German exports, imports hit new records in 2016

The value of German exports and imports has reached new highs in 2016, official data showed on Thursday. According to the provisional...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Trump wants 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico

U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. ...

‘Salary cap’ eyed for soccer imports

As China's lavish soccer clubs continue to sign foreign stars for staggering sums of money, the country's top sports body is considering imposing a...

China’s Oct. exports down 3.2%, imports up 3.2%

China's exports in yuan-denominated terms fell by 3.2 percent year on year in October, while imports gained 3.2 percent. China's exports in yuan-denominated terms...

Puma Energy in Support of Stringent Controls on Fuel Imports

As a major fuel supplier in Africa, Puma Energy says it welcomes Public Eye’s call for a tightening of fuel quality specifications in African...

Government to Review Standards Concerning Dirty Fuel Imports

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Mahama Ayariga, has indicated that relevant stakeholders will soon implement measures to control the harmful effects...
poultry packaging

Hong Kong stops poultry meat importation from Togo

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (August 26) that in view of a notification from...
Cross section of Customs Agents in the training

GRA officials undergo training

The aim of the programme was to get these agents abreast with ongoing customs programs and innovative trade facilitation initiative to enhance and speed...

Rwanda fights to cut sugar imports by finding more investments

The plan will see the country increase investments in local sugar production capacity to respond to the growing demand of market at home. ...
Yoweri Museveni

Uganda pushes for import substitution to fast track industrialization

The country's President Yoweri Museveni, while speaking at the reading of the National Budget for the next financial year 2016/17 on Wednesday, said government...
chicken

S. African poultry body voices concern about safety of chicken imports from U.S.

SAPA CEO Kevin Lovell told Xinhua in an interview that the SAPA will pursue various ways to resolve the issue, including negotiations. ...
Workers run a wheel production facility in Qinhuangdao-based CITIC Dicastal Co. Ltd., north China's Hebei Province. [Xinhua photo]

China’s manufacturing activity bounced back in March

The purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 50.2 in March, up from February's 49, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and...
Namibia

Europe’s ban on hunting imports to cripple conservancies in Namibia

Sampofu aired this view recently in one of the many letters from different conservancies across Namibia that are being sent to EU ambassadors and...

Philippine imports increases by 30.8%

The January import level was the highest reached since November 2010, said Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Emmanuel Esguerra. The increase was due to the positive performance...
power

Zimbabwe government eases power shortage through passive state

"Consumption from industry has come down a lot. It has come down by half -- an equivalent of 180 megawatts (MW)," ZESA spokesperson Fullard...

Cassava Holds Great Prospects For Future Industrial Growth

Due to the versatility of High Quality Cassava flour (HQCF) and high starch content, cassava could be processed into four main product areas, which...