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Cashew industry drives NTEs growth to US$2.8bn

The Non-Traditional Exports (NTEs) of the economy have seen a 10 percent growth in 2018 – the highest in recent years and largely driven by the cashew industry’s performance, the Ghana Export Promotion Authority report has shown. The 2018 Non-Traditional Export statistics report indicates that more than US$2.8billion was realised last year, with the cashew industry seeing a 43.8 percent increase in its earnings at … Continue reading Cashew industry drives NTEs growth to US$2.8bn

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Africa: Nigeria Retains Leadership of Africa’s Mobile Phone Market

Lagos — Nigeria has remained Africa’s largest smartphone market in Q2 2019 followed by South Africa and Egypt, the latest figures by International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed. Nigeria and South Africa saw smartphone shipments increase 3.6 per cent and 0.2 per cent respectively, while Egypt had 18.0 per cent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth after the market shrunk considerably in Q1 2019 due to the introduction … Continue reading Africa: Nigeria Retains Leadership of Africa’s Mobile Phone Market

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South African oranges storm world markets

South Africa’s flourishing fruit industry has increasingly made up a bigger proportion of the international trade, said the Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy in its latest agricultural outlook for the period 2018 to 2028. One in every 10 oranges eaten around the world now comes from South Africa. Citrus, grapes and top fruits, in particular, have strengthened their market position in the past decade. … Continue reading South African oranges storm world markets

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Akwaba to the Côte d’Ivoire tech ecosystem!

Between 15 and 20 April 2019, the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator team, represented by Gregory Omondi and Maxime Bayen, was in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, with two objectives in mind. Firstly, to work with two of our portfolio start-ups based locally. Secondly, to participate in the GSMA Mobile 360 West Africa Conference. The week also presented opportunities to engage with several local ecosystem stakeholders. As usual, we thought we’d share … Continue reading Akwaba to the Côte d’Ivoire tech ecosystem!

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Africa Mobile Money Market Forecast to 2024 with Profiles on Key Players: MTN, Orange, M-Pesa, Tigo-Pesa, and Airtel Money

Dublin, Aug. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Africa Mobile Money Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024” report has been added toResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Africa mobile money market reached a transaction value of US$ 200.5 Billion in 2018. Looking forward, the market is projected to reach a transaction value of US$ 1,011.3 Billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of around 30% during 2019-2024. … Continue reading Africa Mobile Money Market Forecast to 2024 with Profiles on Key Players: MTN, Orange, M-Pesa, Tigo-Pesa, and Airtel Money

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Exports special: Businesses adding value to arable products in global markets

In the final part of Farmers Guardian’s exports series, Alex Black and Ewan Pate look at businesses adding value to arable products in global markets. Global arable markets often focused on commodity trading of products including wheat, barley, oilseed rape and maize, but British exporters are taking advantage of markets for premium added value products. Scotch whisky has been the standout performer as the number one export for Scotland … Continue reading Exports special: Businesses adding value to arable products in global markets

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Vanilla Bean Market To Expand Fleetly Through 2018-2028

XploreMR has compiled a study on vanilla beans, which offers an analysis and forecast of the vanilla bean market, in its publication titled, ‘Vanilla Bean Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013–2017 and Opportunity Assessment 2018–2027. This report on the vanilla bean market covers some of the vital facets that are key influencing factors on the demand and supply of vanilla beans over the next several years. An in-depth … Continue reading Vanilla Bean Market To Expand Fleetly Through 2018-2028