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Rising demand boosts Europe – Sub-Saharan Africa utilisation

The Europe – Sub-Saharan Africa trade has seen significant capacity upgrades in recent years

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The Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement was ratified in May. It covers a population of 1bn people and a collective GDP of more than $2trn

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Talks between the EU, Japan and the US said to have been filled ‘with common concerns, but not much agreement over what to do about them’

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How Trump is affecting transpacific trade

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Joining China’s economic drive could unlock Italy’s port potential

As part of a $2.8bn investment pledge under its memorandum of understanding with Italy, China will look to enhance the competitiveness of the two largest deepsea ports in the northern Italy, Trieste and Genoa

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