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AfCFTA Institutional Arrangements will impact on the interests of Women

AfCFTA Institutional Arrangements will impact on the interests of Women

25 Jan 23  Blog
The policies, decisions, and measures adopted within the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) institutions and in the State Parties, will impact directly on the position of...
What is the implementation of the AfCFTA about and how will Women be affected?

What is the implementation of the AfCFTA about and how will Women be affected?

25 Jan 23  Blog
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement establishes a rather standard continent-wide preferential trade regime for goods and services. It does not yet contain sp...
The AfCFTA Principles and the promotion of the Interests of Women

The AfCFTA Principles and the promotion of the Interests of Women

23 Jan 23  Blog
The AfCFTA legal instruments have been negotiated in terms of founding Principles meant to steer the design and operations of the AfCFTA African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

02 Dec 22  News
Local news After challenging season, citrus industry moves to mitigate new and old risks (Engineering News) South Africa’s citrus growers industry has, despite achieving a marg...
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tralac Daily News

29 Nov 22  News
Local news the dtic Relaunches Agro-Processing Scheme to Increase Uptake (the dtic) The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) has relaunched the Agro-Proc...
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tralac Daily News

27 Nov 22  News
Local news R4-trillion needed for South Africa’s hydrogen economy, PIC declares (Engineering News) South Africa’s State-owned Public Investment Corporation (PIC) stated on Mo...
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tralac Daily News

07 Nov 22  News
Local news SARS concludes participation in ATAF, BRICS meetings (SAnews) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has participated in two multilateral meetings to cement internat...
Status of AfCFTA Ratification

Status of AfCFTA Ratification

08 Oct 22  Infographics
According to Article 23 of the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), entry into force occurs 30 days after the 22nd instrument of ratificati...
AfCFTA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

AfCFTA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

07 Oct 22  Publications
What is the AfCFTA? The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is, in addition to being a free trade area, a flagship project of the African Union (AU) in terms of Agen...
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tralac Daily News

04 Oct 22  News
Local news Brand SA to host the 6th Annual Nation Brand Forum aimed at rebuilding the economy (BizNews) This year’s Nation Brand Forum will be held from the 4th to 6th of Octob...
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tralac Daily News

12 Sep 22  News
Local news Local manufacturing key component to growing economy (SAnews) President Cyril Ramaphosa says expanding local production and manufacturing is pivotal to creating more o...
The role of Negotiating Principles in the design of the AfCFTA

The role of Negotiating Principles in the design of the AfCFTA

05 Sep 22  Blog
Since the launch of the ‘Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA)’,[1] negotiations on trade liberalisation among African States have been based on a specific set of principles. When ...
The AfCFTA holds more than economic Promises

The AfCFTA holds more than economic Promises

30 Aug 22  Blog
Most commentaries on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) emphasise the massive commercial opportunities which will be unlocked, and more recently how industrialisation...
The African Union Releases the Continent’s First Collective Climate Response Framework

The African Union Releases the Continent’s First Collective Climate Response Framework

03 Aug 22  Blog
In February 2022, the African Union endorsed the continent’s first collective climate response framework. The AU’s Climate Change and Resilient Development Strategy and Action ...
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tralac Daily News

27 Jul 22  News
Local news IMF raises South Africa’s growth outlook for 2022, but says global picture tilted to the downside (BusinessTech) The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest glo...
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tralac Daily News

25 Jul 22  News
Local News Arab-Spring Warning Spurs Ramaphosa to Tout Growth-Plan Progress (Bloomberg) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said the government is making progress on a p...
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tralac Daily News

21 Jul 22  News
Local news South African president urges stakeholders to examine progress in redressing racialized economy (Xinhua) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged sta...
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tralac Daily News

19 Jul 22  News
Local news Key Renewable Energy Market Drivers in South Africa in 2022 (Energy Capital & Power) The need to transition to cleaner sources of fuel in South Africa is made...
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tralac Daily News

15 Jul 22  News
Local news Structural growth in South Africa to slow for the rest of this year (Engineering News) While South Africa's real gross domestic product (GDP) growth expanded...
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tralac Daily News

13 Jul 22  News
Local news AfDB to lead Zim debt clearance roadmap (The Herald) African Development Bank (AfDB) president Dr Akinwumi Adesina has formally accepted President Mnangagwa’s reques...

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