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The U.S. anti-dumping investigation against lemon juice exports from South Africa

The U.S. anti-dumping investigation against lemon juice exports from South Africa

30 May 22  Publications
South African producers and exporters of lemon juice (and no doubt exporters of citrus fruit) received an unwelcome surprise early January 2022 that a California-based company prod...
The U.S. anti-dumping investigation against lemon juice exports from South Africa: background, recent updates and next steps

The U.S. anti-dumping investigation against lemon juice exports from South Africa: background, recent updates and next steps

27 May 22  Blog
South African producers and exporters of lemon juice (and no doubt exporters of citrus fruit) received an unwelcome surprise early January 2022 that a California-based company prod...
South African lemon juice exports face American anti-dumping duties

South African lemon juice exports face American anti-dumping duties

07 Mar 22  Blog
On December 30, 2021, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC or I.T.C.) received a request from Ventura Coastal LLC, an American firm, to undertake an investigatio...
Update on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)  and related developments

Update on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and related developments

23 Feb 22  Blog
AGOA remains the cornerstone of Africa-U.S. preferential market access, and the legislation accounts for virtually all of Sub-Saharan Africa’s non-MFN exports to the U.S. Through...
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27 Jan 22  News
Country-related news SARS Customs scales up digital transformation (SAnews) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs division will scale up digital transformation and inc...
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21 Jan 22  News
Country news South Africa’s Covid-19 Response Gets a $750 Million Boost (World Bank) The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors today approved South Africa’s request f...
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22 Nov 21  News
National Boosting industrialisation and trade competitiveness in SA requires an alternative to state-owned enterprises (SOEs) (IOL) THE Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement 2021 a...
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12 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Sugar Masterplan starting to uplift industry – DTIC (Engineering News) The South African sugarcane industry has experienced a sharp declin...
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11 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Going digital during pandemic signals a positive change for SMMEs – SBI (Eyewitness News) While thousands of small businesses crumbled und...
Trade remedies and trade disputes: the case of the US-EU large aircraft dispute, and how these disputes can offer opportunities for South Africa’s wine exports to the United States

Trade remedies and trade disputes: the case of the US-EU large aircraft dispute, and how these disputes can offer opportunities for South Africa’s wine exports to the United States

26 Apr 21  Blog
One of the primary intentions of WTO laws is to create a more even and fair playing field with respect to trade between WTO member states, and to ensure that trade takes place on a...
Trade remedies can offer export opportunities to unrelated parties: the case of the US-EU large aircraft dispute and opportunities for South Africa’s wine exports to the US

Trade remedies can offer export opportunities to unrelated parties: the case of the US-EU large aircraft dispute and opportunities for South Africa’s wine exports to the US

19 Apr 21  Publications
Trade remedies and safeguards are key exceptions to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) principles of non-discrimination and transparency through binding commitments on tariffs and ...
Kenya-United States FTA: From AGOA towards a bilateral Free Trade Area

Kenya-United States FTA: From AGOA towards a bilateral Free Trade Area

11 Dec 20  Blog
In 2018, Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta paid the United States an official state visit. This lead to a Bilateral Strategic Dialogue that would meet bi-annually, followed not lo...
How will Africa engage the new US Administration about Trade Issues?

How will Africa engage the new US Administration about Trade Issues?

11 Dec 20  Blog
It has been announced that the African Union (AU) Ministers of Trade (AMOT) will be requested to engage the new US Administration on “negotiations” for a successor trade a...
What could the Biden victory mean for Africa?

What could the Biden victory mean for Africa?

11 Nov 20  Blog
The Biden administration will have many urgent matters in its in-tray. Relations with specific foreign governments might not be at the top of that stack, but the departure of Presi...
SACUM-UK EPA and SA-US Trade Relations, including AGOA

SACUM-UK EPA and SA-US Trade Relations, including AGOA

28 Oct 20  News
Presentation by Ambassador Xavier Carim, Deputy Director General, Trade Policy, Negotiations and Cooperation Branch at the dtic, to the Select Committee on Trade and Industry, Econ...
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23 Sep 20  News
National news Retail trade confidence edged up in Q3 – Bureau for Economic Research (Business Report) The Bureau for Economic Research (BER) on Monday said that retail trade co...
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04 Sep 20  News
National news Pace of reform to determine shape of SA’s capital-equipment export recovery (Engineering News) About 40% of capital equipment exported from South Africa has been ...
How Trade Arrangements such as AGOA can drive Industrialisation in Less Developed Africa

How Trade Arrangements such as AGOA can drive Industrialisation in Less Developed Africa

03 Sep 20  Blog
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is an act of the United States Congress, passed in 2000 and with the purpose of granting qualifying sub-Saharan African (SSA) countrie...
May AfCFTA State Parties conclude new Trade Agreements?

May AfCFTA State Parties conclude new Trade Agreements?

28 Jul 20  Blog
In order to answer the question posed above one has to study the legal instruments adopted for the purpose of establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). An impo...
South Africa and the United States Generalised System of Preferences Country Practice Review: What implications for preferential access to the US market?

South Africa and the United States Generalised System of Preferences Country Practice Review: What implications for preferential access to the US market?

06 Jul 20  Publications
One of the early and notable achievements of the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD), established in 1964, was to conceive the Generalised System of Prefer...

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