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President Kagame attends ‘New Africa Dialogue’ on AfCFTA Potential

President Kagame attends ‘New Africa Dialogue’ on AfCFTA Potential

28 Sep 18  News
President Kagame attended the ‘New Africa Dialogue’ on 27 September 2018, organized by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), on the potential of the Africa...
Trade policy should not be left to governments alone, says ECA’s David Luke

Trade policy should not be left to governments alone, says ECA’s David Luke

27 Sep 18  News
David Luke, Coordinator of the African Trade Policy Centre at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), has called for greater private sector involvement in trade po...
Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa: Enhanced and innovative global partnerships key to a successful AfCFTA

Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa: Enhanced and innovative global partnerships key to a successful AfCFTA

26 Sep 18  News
High-level event on Enhancing global partnerships for IDDA III held on the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York Heads of States, high-level representatives of ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Sep 18  News
Profiled African trade and regional integration events now underway: In Windhoek: preparatory meetings for the joint meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for ICT, Information, Tr...
AU Sub-Committee of Directors General of Customs expresses commitment to combat corruption to effectively implement the AfCFTA

AU Sub-Committee of Directors General of Customs expresses commitment to combat corruption to effectively implement the AfCFTA

25 Sep 18  News
The Department of Trade and Industry of the African Union Commission, in partnership with Comoros Customs, organised the 10th AU Sub-Committee of Directors General of Customs Meeti...
African Union, European Union, United Nations leaders meet in New York

African Union, European Union, United Nations leaders meet in New York

25 Sep 18  News
Joint Communiqué: Third African Union-European Union-United Nations Trilateral Meeting The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, the President of t...
AfCFTA will spur Africa’s industrialization and economic development, says ECA’s David Luke

AfCFTA will spur Africa’s industrialization and economic development, says ECA’s David Luke

21 Sep 18  News
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a tool that countries can use to create opportunities for African businesses and through them drive the continent’s industrial...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Sep 18  News
Profiled African trade and investment events to diarise: The NEPAD Agency is organizing three events next week in New York, on the margins of the UN General Assembly debate First...
African Trade Statistics Yearbook 2017

African Trade Statistics Yearbook 2017

19 Sep 18  News
Trade in Africa has become one of the driving forces of integration on the continent. In 2012, the Heads of State and Government of the African Union adopted a decision to establis...
T20 Task Force on Cooperation with Africa: Policy proposals

T20 Task Force on Cooperation with Africa: Policy proposals

18 Sep 18  News
The T20 task force on Cooperation with Africa aims to integrate cooperation efforts with Africa broadly across G20 work-streams, strengthen G20 members’ commitments to Africa’s...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Sep 18  News
Featured trade, regional policy events: (i) In Abidjan. @ECOWASParliamnt: Parliament-arians convene in Abidjan for the three day seminar on African Continental Free Trade Area. C...
Sixth Retreat of the Executive Council kicks off at the African Union Headquarters

Sixth Retreat of the Executive Council kicks off at the African Union Headquarters

13 Sep 18  News
The Sixth Retreat of the Executive Council opened on Wednesday, 12 September 2018 at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. For two days, the Ministers of F...
AU, RECs coordination underpins successful implementation of ACFTA

AU, RECs coordination underpins successful implementation of ACFTA

11 Sep 18  News
Closer coordination between the African Union and the Regional Economic Communities underpins the successful implementation of both the Continental and the Tripartite Free Trade Ar...
Declaration of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Declaration of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

06 Sep 18  News
Towards an Even Stronger China-Africa Community with a Shared Future 1.1 We, the Heads of State, Government and Delegations of the People’s Republic of China and 53 African coun...
FOCAC: Call for investment-led trade

FOCAC: Call for investment-led trade

04 Sep 18  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for investment-led trade between Africa and China. This will help promote the industrialisation of African economies and position the continen...
Tensions grow over the future of the ACP group

Tensions grow over the future of the ACP group

31 Aug 18  News
The African Union wants to have a continent-to-continent dialogue with Europe, a change that could make the framework of the Cotonou Agreement implode and leave the Pacific and Car...
Promoting Women’s Participation in the AfCFTA

Promoting Women’s Participation in the AfCFTA

29 Aug 18  Blog
The recent signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area in Kigali on 21 March 2018 marked a momentous occasion in trade policy discourse in Africa. The Agreement seeks to cre...
Implementing the AfCFTA: Obligations, Qualifications and Exceptions

Implementing the AfCFTA: Obligations, Qualifications and Exceptions

22 Aug 18  Publications
The launching ceremony of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on 21 March 2018 at the Extra-ordinary Summit of the African Union (AU) in Kigali, Rwanda was a major dip...
Africa set for a massive free trade area

Africa set for a massive free trade area

20 Aug 18  News
Experts say the African Continental Free Trade Agreement is a game changer Following the unveiling of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement in Kigali, Rwanda, in March 2018...
President Kagame attends 38th SADC Summit

President Kagame attends 38th SADC Summit

20 Aug 18  News
President Kagame attended the 38th Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on 17 August 2018 in Windhoek, Namibia where he delivered remarks in his capacity as ...

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