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NIGERIA: Okonjo-Iweala Unveils Africa Economic Report July 11

Coordinating Minister for the Economy (CME) and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-IwealaCoordinating Minister for the Economy (CME) and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will on July 11 present  the 2013 Economic Report of Africa in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA).

She will be assisted in the presentation at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja by Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie, Director, Macro-economic Policy Division of UNECA.

The report is jointly produced by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) sees commodity-based industrialisation as an engine of growth for Africa, and focuses on taking advantage of Africa’s commodities to industrialise the continent in a bid to produce growth, jobs and economic transformation.

In the words of the CSEA Executive Director, Dr. Ebere Uneze:  “The report is based on nine studies of African countries."

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