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Some countries, such as Nigeria, have developed both marine and freshwater
fishing industries. A number of commissions have been established to monitor
and control fishery development on the continent. INDUSTRY The countries of
THE ECONOMY Industry and commerce. Alexandria's chief economic activities,
banking, shipping, warehousing, and textile manufacturing, reflect the importance
of the port and the cotton trade. The city has become an important industrial ...
THE ECONOMY Industry and commerce. Antwerp's economic life has long been
closely connected with its existence as a seaport, and as such it is inseparable
from the city's favourable geographic location and from the port's facilities and ...
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