Tag Archives: Trade

Women and trade: The role of trade in promoting gender equality (World Bank)

The World Bank has recently published “Women and Trade: The Role of Trade in Promoting Gender Equality”.  Trade can dramatically improve women’s lives, creating new jobs, enhancing consumer choices, and increasing women’s bargaining power in society. It can also lead to job losses and a concentration of work in low-skilled employment. Given the complexity and […]
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Angola Upgrades Port as It Aims to Be Africa’s Busiest Hub

Angola’s main port installed new cranes and provided more training to reduce its cargo unloading time by 80 percent as the government reviews a plan to build Africa’s biggest shipping terminal. GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC‘s insight: Angola – ” Container traffic at Luanda has more than doubled over the past five years to 912,900 20-foot […]
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