Trade (33)

Port of Walvis Bay has taken delivery of its maiden breakbulk consignment of sugar stuffed in 50kg bags, with a total consignment volume of 20 800 tonnes originating from Brazil.

Namibia’s trade with the rest of the world increased by 23.8% to N$19.3 billion in January this year compared to N$15.6 billion recorded in January 2021, latest government figures show.

The United Kingdom and Namibia traded goods and services worth N$2.5 billion, an increase of 5.4%, in the period between the second quarter of last year and Q2 2021, figures released by the UK’s Department of International Trade show.

The Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) and the Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR) have reaffirmed their commitment towards the full implementation of the SACU-MERCOSUR Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) signed in 2016.

The port of Walvis Bay has facilitated the export of 8500 metric tonnes of copper cathodes loaded onto Unisea vessel destined for the Port of Panama.

Page 3 of 3