agri-traders could improve liquidity in Africa
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How More Agri-Traders Can Improve Liquidity In Africa At The Exchange Entry Point

By Kurt Davis Jr., 10:55 am AFKI Original

Many African economies could use an infusion of cash into their agricultural markets at the exchange entry point. Liquidity is vital to further stimulate market activity in Africa, especially in the agriculture sector, where 70 percent of Africans make a living. Many African countries do not have agricultural commodity exchanges (or any active trading market) and effectively lack the liquidity and incentive to spur more cash inflow and investors into the sector.

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