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2018 AGOA Forum opens in Washington, DC: Statements by USTR Robert Lighthizer

2018 AGOA Forum opens in Washington, DC: Statements by USTR Robert Lighthizer

12 Jul 18  News
“I can assure you that this Administration is strongly committed to Africa. We want to deepen our trade ties so that workers and businesses throughout the United States and acros...
tralac’s Daily News Selection: AGOA Forum

tralac’s Daily News Selection: AGOA Forum

09 Jul 18  News
The 17th annual US - Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (commonly known as the AGOA Forum) takes place this week in Washington on the theme: Forging new strate...
2018 AGOA Forum: Resource box

2018 AGOA Forum: Resource box

09 Jul 18  News
Forging New Strategies for US-Africa Trade and Investment The 17th United States-Sub-Saharan Africa AGOA Forum took place in Washington, D.C. from 9-12 July 2018. The annual ...
Fourth Industrial Revolution a step closer

Fourth Industrial Revolution a step closer

04 Jul 18  News
Industry Ministers from BRICS countries on Wednesday, 4 July, 2018 signed a Declaration on the implementation of the Digital Industrial Revolution (DIR). The Ministers met at the ...
Trump Administration looks toward the future U.S.-African trade and investment relationship

Trump Administration looks toward the future U.S.-African trade and investment relationship

02 Jul 18  News
Trade in goods between the United States and sub-Saharan Africa increased nearly six percent to $39 billion between 2015 and 2017, according to a report delivered to Congress on 29...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jun 18  News
African trade and regional integration event listings: (i) Underway, in Nairobi: AU experts meeting on the Services Sector Development Programme. The UNECA’s Jamie Macleod: “K...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jun 18  News
Profiled African trade and regional integration events: (I) The 24th ARSO General Assembly starts today in Durban on the theme: One Africa One Market – the role of standard...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Jun 18  News
AfCFTA Ratification Barometer: Number 4 - Niger; Number 5 - Mali; Number 6 - Swaziland AfCFTA agreement too narrow and hasty: Yao Graham (Graphic) The co-ordinator of the Third W...
Africa Day 2018: Moving forward with the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area – Opportunities and challenges

Africa Day 2018: Moving forward with the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area – Opportunities and challenges

04 Jun 18  News
On May 24, 2018, the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted a discussion on “Moving Forward with the Implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area – Opportunities and C...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 May 18  News
Launching tomorrow, in Accra: the inaugural edition of the African Sovereign Wealth Funds Index (conducted by Konfidants, in partnership with the AfroChampions Initiative and PG an...
U.S. trade and investment with sub-Saharan Africa in certain sectors has grown and continues to have potential, says USITC

U.S. trade and investment with sub-Saharan Africa in certain sectors has grown and continues to have potential, says USITC

31 May 18  News
Rising per capita income, growing urbanization, the need for improved infrastructure, and expanding healthcare contributed to growth in U.S. exports in some sectors to sub-Saharan ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 May 18  News
African Development Bank (AfDB) updates, from Busan: Annual Report 2017, Annual Development Effectiveness Reviews 2018, Annual Meetings documentation A reminder: Meetings of senio...
To spur growth, Africa must look to e-commerce, women, local resources – Songwe

To spur growth, Africa must look to e-commerce, women, local resources – Songwe

23 May 18  News
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement was recently signed in Kigali, Rwanda, during the 10th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union Assembly. The main obje...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 May 18  News
Australia’s trade and investment relationships with Africa: update, submissions. The reporting date for the Senate inquiry has been extended to 21 June 2018. Download the submiss...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 May 18  News
AUC holding workshop series to develop next phase of PIDA The Arab and the Maghreb Union and IGAD were the first of the eight RECs to kick-start a continental consultative process...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 May 18  News
Eckart Naumann: Trump’s steel and aluminium tariff action – putting America first? (tralac) This paper includes an overview of the recently published trade policy agenda to pr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 May 18  News
The two-day Ministerial Session of the EAC Council starts today in Arusha. The meeting will, inter alia, consider the Status of Implementation of the EAC Brand Architecture Strateg...
Trump’s steel and aluminium tariff action: Putting America first?

Trump’s steel and aluminium tariff action: Putting America first?

07 May 18  Publications
On 8 March 2018, United States President Donald Trump issued two presidential proclamations. These would apply special duties – 25% and 10% respectively – on the imports of hun...
United States special tariffs on steel and aluminium

United States special tariffs on steel and aluminium

07 May 18  Infographics
On 8 March 2018, United States President Donald Trump issued two presidential proclamations. These would apply special duties – 25% and 10% respectively – on the imports of hun...
Report of the tenth session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration

Report of the tenth session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration

17 Apr 18  News
The tenth session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration was held in Addis Ababa on 1 and 2 November 2017, on the theme, “Implementation of the Continental Free...

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