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Egypt: trade min. Highlights enthusiasm for Arab economic integration

Trade and Industry Minister Nivine Gamea stressed that the Egyptian state and political leaders are keen to achieve economic integration in the Arab region. She added that Egypt wishes to strengthen Arab cooperation in the various fields of trade, industry and investment for a better future for the people of …

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A common digital currency could boost ASEAN integration – Universities

Mark Lempp (The Jakarta Post) PREMIUM Jakarta ● Wed, March 9, 2022 Long in the making, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) was officially launched at the end of 2015 – and nothing more has happened since. The decades-old vision of closer political and economic integration in the region still holds, …

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Two ICJ decisions highlight the challenges of regional integration in Africa

Last week the The highest court of the United Nations ordered Uganda to pay the sum of 325 million dollars to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the East African country’s role in the brutal war that took place there at the turn of the century. The International Court …

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Africa on the move towards meaningful unity and economic integration –

African Union The African region, referred to as the “Dark Continent” by European colonizers, was the primary source of the slave trade and raw materials for industries that flourished during the Industrial Revolution in Europe and the expansion of cotton farms in the United States. United. In the advent of …

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The delegation of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration meets the Ministries of Education and Infrastructure

Views : 134 Posted: Friday, January 21, 2022. 4:56 p.m. CST. Photo credit: CADEI By Ruben Morales Iglesias: Executive President of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) Dante Mossi and the President visited the Ministries of Education and Infrastructure, Development and Housing. CABEI said on Twitter …

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Africa should pursue integration to unlock economic value

The Chronicle Michael Magoronga, Midlands Correspondent AFRICA is one of the world’s richest continents in terms of occurrence of natural resources but remains one of the poorest economically. Standards of living for its population are low, its infrastructure and health delivery systems are poor and are a direct contrast to …

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OPINION – RCEP and Regional Economic Integration and Interdependence

On January 1, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) began to operate and its establishment may boost the performance of the Chinese economy, especially at a time when the Chinese government has stressed the importance of dual flows – internal and external. . After 32 rounds of negotiations and discussions …

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Africans urged to embrace regional economic integration

The Chronicle Michael Magoronga, commercial correspondentAFRICAN countries should do more to broaden the development benefits to be realized from each other by embracing regional dynamics towards economic integration, said Interim President of the Pan African Manufacturers Association (PAMA) Engineer Mansur Ahmed. The region, led by the African Union (AU), is …

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Indonesian Ferronickel Plant Highlights Tighter Supply Chain Integration in Asia

Illustration: Tang Tengfei / Global Times Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday inaugurated a new ferronickel plant invested by a Chinese company in the southeastern province of Sulawesi. In addition to creating local jobs and increasing taxes and foreign exchange reserves, the $ 2.7 billion project will vastly improve the …

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Balkan Open Initiative is better for Serbia than European integration – PoliticsEnglish

For Serbia, the Open Balkans initiative is a better solution than European integration, because it would not have to give up its ties with Russia and China, Andjelkovic said. Source: Tanjug Wednesday 22 December 2021 | 09:25 Tanjug / AP Photo / Franc Zhurda Political scientist Dragomir Andjelkovi adds that …

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Gulf States must deepen their economic integration

Gulf States must deepen their economic integration Gulf leaders gathered in Riyadh earlier this month for the 42nd Gulf Cooperation Council summit. (SPA file photo) Last week’s GCC summit in Riyadh forged the necessary consensus among the six member states to jointly tackle Iran’s nuclear ambitions and its malicious activities …

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Gulf-wide economic integration is back on the agenda

A narrower CCG economic bloc? It’s time to start thinking fully about integration. Image credit: AFP The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Gulf tour was definitely linked to the GCC summit and the possibility of achieving qualitative change in joint action. The tour needs careful reading, especially since it …

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Gulf states cooperate on defense, Iran and economic integration at summit

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held its annual summit in Riyadh yesterday. The GCC expressed its unity on several regional issues during the event, particularly on Iran. The GCC accused Iran of “fomenting sectarian strife” in GCC member states and of supporting “terrorism” in Bahrain. They further condemned Iran’s alleged …

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Gulf Summit: Solidarity, Stability, Economic Integration

Following the 42nd Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh on Tuesday, Gulf leaders affirmed the importance of a precise and comprehensive implementation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz’s vision. They also stressed the importance of pursuing economic, defense and security integration. The leaders approved the coordination of positions to strengthen …

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Bashkortostan wants further economic integration with Belarus

MINSK, December 13 (BelTA) – Bashkortostan is interested in further economic integration with Belarus, Russian Bashkortostan chief Radiy Khabirov said in an interview with Belarus 1 television channel on December 12, BelTA learned. Speaking about the results of the trade mission to Belarus, Radiy Khabirov said a number of agreements …

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Themes of the Alliance for Development in Democracy

Puerto Plata, DR. The demand that the international community undertake the search for alternatives for a solution to the crisis in Haiti, the defense of democratic values, with the call for the freedom of political prisoners in Nicaragua, and the promotion of trade, in addition to economic integration, are the …

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Aduda meets Algerian ministers and insists on the importance of intra-African economic integration –

The Permanent Secretary of the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, met the Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ramtane Lamamra, and his Minister of Transport, Mr. Bekai Aissa, on the importance of intra-economic integration. African. The meeting was a continuation of his official visit to the People’s Democratic …

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GT Voice: Abe, the threat of the Japanese right to the economic integration of Asia

Photo of Shinzo Abe: AFP Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who resigned last year amid a series of challenges and appears poised to return to Japanese politics, made hugely flawed remarks on the Taiwan issue on Wednesday, suggesting that Japan would intervene if mainland China attacked the island of …

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CASA-1000, TAPI projects to boost regional economic integration

ISLAMABAD – As Afghanistan experiences an economic and humanitarian crisis following the collapse of the Ghani regime and the withdrawal of the United States, the multibillion-dollar transnational projects CASA-1000 and TAPI will prove to be rewarding companies for the regional economic integration. The early completion and execution of these projects …

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Economic integration – a tool of foreign policy

East Asia is an economically integrated region. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which is expected to come into effect in January 2022, reflect economic integration of the region. The collective drive of the countries of the region towards …

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Egyptian President vows to strengthen regional economic integration

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has pledged to realize his country’s vision of deepening economic integration between countries in the region and accelerating economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. During his presidency of the 21st session of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern African Countries (COMESA), Sissi underlined the …

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Economic integration as a catalyst for stability in the South Caucasus

The end of the 44-day war between Azerbaijan and Armenia has created a new geopolitical landscape in the region which creates new opportunities for economic development and regional integration. While there are many challenges to achieving such integration – from Armenian domestic political opposition to influential lobby networks in the …

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Jordan, Egypt and Iraq sign MoU on industrial integration

Jordan and Egypt signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen cooperation on industrial integration between Jordan, Egypt and Iraq. Jordanian News Agency (Petra) reported that Jordanian Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Youssef al-Shamali signed the agreement with his Egyptian counterpart Nevin Jameh on the sidelines of the Crown Prince’s …

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Pakistan High Commission in Singapore hosts webinar on Pakistan’s regional economic integration: challenges and opportunities

– SINGAPORE: The Pakistani High Commission in Singapore hosted a webinar titled “Pakistan’s Regional Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities”, in collaboration with the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) on November 9, 2021. The webinar was organized as part of a series of events that the High Commission co-hosted with …

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Decisions adopted in the State of the Union relaunch Belarusian-Russian economic integration

MINSK, November 9 (BelTA) – Decisions adopted by the Supreme State Council of the Union State are relaunching Belarusian-Russian economic integration, said House of Representatives Speaker Vladimir Andreichenko at a meeting of the sixth session of the House of Representatives of the Belarusian National Assembly of the seventh convocation, learned …

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China and New Zealand to jointly promote regional economic integration

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China and New Zealand should safeguard and practice true multilateralism, and join efforts to promote regional economic integration. President Xi made the remarks during a telephone conversation with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Noting that next year marks the 50th anniversary …

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LATEST: Comesa 2021 summit to anchor post-Covid-19 regional economic integration

The Chronicle Sikhulekelani Moyo, business journalist THE 21st Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) will be held in Egypt next month and will focus on strengthening business integration as the region develops economic recovery strategies beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. …

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Qureshi calls for development of Afghanistan roadmap for political engagement and economic integration

TEHRAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called for the development of a long-term roadmap for Afghanistan to advance the agenda of political engagement, economic integration and regional connectivity. Addressing the second ministerial meeting of neighboring countries of Afghanistan, the foreign minister stressed the need to explore possibilities of collaboration with …

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Digitization and RCEP to boost regional economic integration – OpEd – Eurasia Review

COVID-19 is undoubtedly a fatal disease that has turned our lives upside down in many ways. As of September 23, it had infected more than 231 million people and killed more than 4.75 million people worldwide. It also disrupted economic activities. “The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted global affairs across the …

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Arab leaders cling to the path of economic integration

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi stressed that the Arab world faces many challenges, especially in reducing unemployment rates after the emergence of new work models following recent changes in the world. Sisi’s remark came during a speech on his behalf by Egypt’s Minister of Manpower and Immigration, Mohamed Safaan, at …

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India urged to deepen economic integration with Southeast Asia: Heng Swee Keat, Singapore News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – India should consider further economic integration with Southeast Asia to unlock the country’s vast potential, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Wednesday (August 11th). He pointed out that the region and India have many complementary strengths, adding that jurisdictions should build on these to restore connectivity …

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Wang Yi calls for economic integration in East Asia

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Photo: fmprc.gov.cn Further integration between ASEAN, Japan, South Korea and China is vital for the region, especially as many Asian countries face economic challenges amid the recent upsurge in the coronavirus, experts said Wednesday, following the latest appeal from Chinese State Councilor …

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Shusha Declaration to Lead to Economic Integration

BAKOU, Azerbaijan, June 17 By Jeila Aliyeva – Trend: A “statement by Shusha on allied relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Turkey” will lead to economic integration, Khalid Taimur Akram, executive director of the Center for Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS), told Trend. “I fully support …

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Central American Bank for Economic Integration to help El Salvador implement Bitcoin as legal tender

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), which has 15 member countries, will help El Salvador implement bitcoin as legal tender. The president of CABEI expressed his support. “We are very optimistic,” he said. Central American Bank for Economic Integration supports Salvadoran Bitcoin law The head of the Central …

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Egypt attentive to the achievement of regional economic integration in Africa: Minister of Trade

Egyptian Trade and Industry Minister Nevine Gamea said Egypt attaches great importance to achieving regional economic integration in Africa. Gamea underlined the importance of: activating joint continental work to achieve industrial and agricultural integration; strengthen intra-community trade; support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); and create more employment opportunities. These contribute …

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A bill on fair housing to promote racial and economic integration

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and the Reinvestment Fund published “A Total Effort to Achieve Desegregation and Equal Opportunity: Fair Housing Assessment 2.0.” », An innovative research dossier that proposes the use of equitable housing. law to work towards the end of segregation. In the report, …

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Definition of economic integration

What is economic integration? Economic integration is an arrangement among nations that typically includes the reduction or elimination of trade barriers and the coordination of monetary and fiscal policies. Economic integration aims to reduce costs for both consumers and producers and to increase trade between the countries covered by the …

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NDS1 positions Zimbabwe for regional economic integration gains

The Chronicle Prosper Ndlovu, business writerThe National Development Strategy (NDS1), the country’s new five-year development roadmap, will play a key role in positioning Zimbabwe for increased gains within the framework of regional economic integration, said the Minister of Finance and Government. Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube. This comes as the …

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Egypt, Jordan and Iraq discuss ways to strengthen economic integration

Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat chaired on Wednesday the Egyptian ministerial coordination meeting virtually between Egypt, Jordan and Iraq. The meeting discussed ways to strengthen strategic cooperation and economic integration. The ministerial meeting comes after the latest talks held in August between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, Jordanian …

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ILO and UNDP launch socio-economic integration strategy

A regional socio-economic integration strategy, aimed at reducing vulnerability and maximizing the contribution of millions of refugees and migrants from Venezuela to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, has been launched by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) with the objective of facilitating …

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The expansion of the CPTPP conducive to regional economic integration

Artwork: Tang Tengfei/GT As one of the world’s leading free trade blocs, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is about to see a new candidate – the UK which has just left the EU. . Joining more members will strengthen the reach of the agreement, accelerate economic …

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An important step in Asian economic integration

After eight years of unremitting efforts, the Comprehensive Regional Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) was officially signed on November 15. In the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges of economic globalization, the signing of the pact is not only a historic achievement. of regional cooperation in East Asia, …

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Germany, France call Georgia “close partner” and denounce Russian-Abkhaz economic integration talks

Germany and France issued a joint statement earlier today calling Georgia a “close partner” which has “undergone enormous democratic changes over the past two decades”, including strengthening its ties with the United States. NATO and the European Union, in which it plays “an exemplary role”. Building strong institutions is the …

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Act to strengthen economic integration

Sheikh Fazle Fahim, president of the Bangladesh Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), called for measures to strengthen the economic integration of Bangladesh and India with other neighboring countries in South Asia. South. He also urged South Asian countries to come to Bangladesh to explore the country’s untapped …

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Várhelyi: Regional economic integration is an opportunity to get closer to the EU market

BRUSSELS – Regional economic integration between Belgrade, Podgorica, Pristina, Sarajevo, Skopje and Tirana is not a deviation from the European path, but an opportunity for modernization and rapprochement with the European Union market, said the European Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi in the author’s text for Politika, reports FoNet. The reduction …

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The Covid-19 gives new impetus to the economic integration of Asean, according to Tan See Leng

SINGAPORE – The Covid-19 pandemic has given new impetus to the integration of ASEAN economies, said Second Minister of Trade and Industry Tan See Leng on Tuesday (September 15th). “The Asean region, with (its) promising long-term growth potential (…) presents multiple opportunities, not only for Singaporean companies, but also for …

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Have taxes killed the economic integration of the GCC?

June 5 will mark the third anniversary of the breakup of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the dispute and the ongoing embargo of Qatar by its neighbors Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Clearly, the GCC, as a regional organization, has been under pressure for some time, …

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Regional economic integration is based on political will, business initiatives

A lack of political will and trade initiatives are the main challenges facing regional economic integration in South Asia despite multibillion-dollar trade potential, analysts said in a dialogue yesterday. “The elites are not interested in regional integration and the lack of effective private sector initiatives is the main obstacle to …

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Nigerian border closure has implications for Africa’s economic integration

Nigeria recently partially closed its border with Benin in an attempt to stem the smuggling of rice. It then closed its land borders to the movement of all goods from Benin, Niger and Cameroon, effectively prohibiting trade flows with its neighbors. Border closures are nothing new in Africa. But Nigeria’s …

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ASEAN lacks real economic integration

As European businesses grow more confident to invest in ASEAN, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is creating uncertainty for some business prospects, according to a recent survey by the EU-ASEAN Business Council . Released on Monday, the EU-ASEAN Business Sentiment Survey – which surveys European businesses in the region – …

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South Asian countries neglect regional economic integration at their peril – The diplomat

Advertising From the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Asia-Pacific finds itself remade by mega-regional free trade agreements. The first, which entered into force in December 2018, brings together 11 countries on both sides of the Pacific Ocean and represents the …

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Lessons for the economic integration of Kashmir with the rest of India

During his speech defending the decision of Narendra Modi’s government to withdraw the special constitutional status granted to the former state of Jammu and Kashmir, Home Secretary Amit Shah said the way forward will be determined by the ability to provide economic opportunities to the youth of the Kashmir Valley. …

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MENA Economic Integration in the Age of Fragmentation

Economic integration with the rest of the world has eluded the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It represents 5.5% of the world’s population and 3.9% of global GDP. Yet its share in world non-oil trade is 1.8 percent, rising to 6.2 percent when oil is included. The nature …

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Economic integration deepens as region continues to prosper

Close up of China Yuan banknote and US dollar. (Photo: Getty) Getty One of these days, maybe soon, this trade war is going to end. The United States could end the war by reintegrating into the global multilateral trading system. Or it could cede its global economic leadership to China. …

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Benefits of African Economic Integration

African Leaders Embrace AfCFTA With the right balance between boldness and pragmatism, regional integration could pay bigger dividends COMMENT | Celestin Monga | When Kwame Nkrumah, under whose leadership Ghana became the first African country to claim independence in 1957, was overthrown in a military coup in 1966, few of …

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Museveni’s roots for the political and economic integration of Africa

Unless Africa integrates economically and politically, it risks being invaded by outside forces as happened during colonialism, warned President Museveni. Speaking at the 32nd Ordinary Summit of African Union Heads of State in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, President Museveni said Africa’s future could only be guaranteed if the continent benefits from …

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Somalia must ensure industrialization before regional economic integration

With closer relations between the countries of the Horn of Africa, there is talk of great economic integration, but Somalia would lose if it happened too soon. The Horn of Africa’s regional political and economic stance turned around when Abiy Ahmed came to power as Ethiopia’s new prime minister in …

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Reaping the Benefits of African Economic Integration | The new times

ABIDJAN-When Kwame Nkrumah, under whose leadership Ghana became the first African country to claim independence in 1957, was overthrown in a military coup in 1966, few of his fellow citizens shed a tear for his rule. But one aspect of his legacy remains relevant to this day and deserves special …

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Economic integration: Asia and the Pacific’s best response to protectionism

Deepening economic integration in Asia and the Pacific is a long-standing regional goal. It is not an end in itself, but a means to support the trade, investment and growth needed to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is a priority for all States members of the United …

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