A warehouse in Aba market, Abia state, Nigeria dedicated to the production of Personal protective equipment's is now rolling out face masks to meet the growing demands. The popular production hub in Nigeria's South-East is stepping up to the task in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
Apple is asking major suppliers to evaluate the cost implications of shifting 15% to 30% of production capacity from China to Southeast Asia, Nikkei reports. Meanwhile, A group of chief executive officers of American corporations are set to meet with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week as the simmering trade war ensnares companies from both countries, sources say.
Nigeria's domestic cane sugar production is projected to drop by 6 per cent to 75,000 metric tons, that's according to the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service. Akintunde Sawyer, Agric Consultant joins CNBC Africa to review the impact of Nigeria’s National Sugar Master Plan.