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United Nations Conference

26 Oct 2018
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development notes that West Africa recorded a 17 percent decline in Foreign Direct Investment in the first half of the year, But how does this affect the potential for retail development in the region's most populous country?
22 Oct 2018
Foreign Direct inflows to Africa is down 21 per cent in 2017 to 42 billion dollars according to 2018 World Investment Report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Tosin Osunkoya, Chief Executive Officer of Commercio Partners Asset Management joins CNBC Africa to assess the rate of FDI flows into Nigeria.


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