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Tag: AGOA

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17 Jan 23  News
South Africa: Renewables industrialisation plan to be aligned to expected surge in private projects The newly appointed facilitator of the South African Renewable Energy Masterpla...
United States – Kenya bilateral trade negotiations: From a Free Trade Area to a Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership

United States – Kenya bilateral trade negotiations: From a Free Trade Area to a Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership

22 Dec 22  Blog
Bilateral trade between the United States (U.S.) and Kenya commenced through the enactment of the African Opportunity and Growth Act (AGOA) as Title I of The Trade and Development ...
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12 Dec 22  News
Local news South African economy slowly recovering post-pandemic – TIPS (Engineering News) The latest ‘Real Economy Bulletin’ (REB), published by economic research ins...
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02 Nov 22  News
Local news UK trade and investment with South Africa is growing, in both directions (Engineering News) The UK Department of International Trade (DIT) on Wednesday released its la...
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07 Sep 22  News
Local news SA Government concerned about GDP figures (SAnews) Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, has expressed concern at the results of the Gross Domestic Product for...
New thinking about a US-Kenya Trade Deal

New thinking about a US-Kenya Trade Deal

30 Aug 22  Blog
When in February 2020 the then US President, Donald Trump, and President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya announced that the two countries would start formal trade talks aimed at concluding...
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28 Jul 22  News
Local Logistics Performance Index: Nigeria ranks lowest In West Africa — Experts (Tribune Online) The Managing Director/CEO, Analyst Data Service Ltd, Dr Afolabi Olowo-okere, h...
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

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...

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