MSMEs

Company and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020: Enhancing a better business environment for MSMEs in Nigeria Under AfCFTA

With the passing into law of the reformed Company and Allied Matters Act (CAMA, 2020) which replaces the CAMA 1990 Act, Nigeria is uniquely positioned to be in the top 20 of doing business rating globally by 2030. At this time when the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), one of the world largest Continental […]

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The Effect of the African Continental Free Trade Area on Medium Small & Micro-scale Enterprises in Nigeria

Recently, we worked with members of the organized Private Sector of Nigeria, supported by Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) Africa to research the growth potential of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), its impact on Nigerian Micro, small & Medium Enterprises MSMEs. Introduction Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are established components of regional integration […]

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Evaluating the Impact of AfCFTA on MSMEs

The Centre of the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA) in collaboration with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the Organized Private Sector organized a webinar to discuss the research methodology and gain insight from key stakeholders for the project , ‘Evaluating the Impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement […]

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Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 28)

Nigeria’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector showed noteworthy growth potentials between 2013 and 2017. A total number of 4.4 million MSMEs were established within the time period, increasing the sector’s economic participation to 41.5 million MSMEs1. As an important backbone of economic growth and development, the MSMEs contribute to employment and job creation. […]

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