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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jun 19  News
The US-Africa Business Summit 2019 starts today in Maputo. The event, a Corporate Council on Africa flagship conference, will be addressed by a large number of African Heads of Sta...
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement at core of deliberations in Nairobi

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement at core of deliberations in Nairobi

18 Jun 19  News
Enhancing Trade and Market Access for Accelerated Agriculture Transformation “It is difficult to form a compelling vision of prosperity without a role for trade. But for the mar...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Jun 19  News
Selected resources, previews of this weekend’s G20 Trade Ministerial in Japan: The IMF’s G20 Surveillance Note, other IMF G20 resources; Asia Times: G20 finance ministers lan...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Jun 19  News
Nigeria’s UN Permanent Representative, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, was elected on Tuesday to head the UNGA's 74th Session, starting in September: UN SG António Guterres noted some...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Jun 19  News
World Bank's June 2019 Global Economic Prospects: Global growth to weaken to 2.6% in 2019 Growth among advanced economies as a group is anticipated to slow in 2019, especially in ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 May 19  News
Diarise:  (i)  G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy (8-9 June, Tsukuba, Japan). Tsukuba, the ministerial meeting’s host city, is known as Japan’s le...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 May 19  News
Diarise: Investment to support competitiveness and inclusive growth in South Africa (27 May, Johannesburg). One of the speakers at this Tutwa CG seminar will be David Bridgman (out...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 May 19  News
Small African economies in a more uncertain global trade environment: the potential impact of post-AGOA scenarios for Lesotho  (World Bank) This paper provides a forward-look...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 May 19  News
AfCFTA negotiations update, from @AUTradeIndustry:  The 15th meeting of the AfCFTA Negotiating Forum kicked off Monday at the African Union, Addis Ababa. The meeting will cons...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 May 19  News
African trade policy events to note: An EAC experts meeting on the AfCFTA takes place today (by video conference) Botswana Competition Policy Peer Review Report dissemination eve...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 May 19  News
An explanatory video on the AfCFTA, produced by the ECA_Official Video Channel: How will it benefit us in practice? “Honour Ghana with AfCFTA Secretariat for sacrifices made tow...
DDG Wolff highlights role of WTO in facilitating agri-food chains

DDG Wolff highlights role of WTO in facilitating agri-food chains

14 May 19  News
The World Trade Organisation (WTO’s) rules-based framework benefits farmers and other participants in nascent and developing agri-food value chains by facilitating their daily op...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 May 19  News
In AfCFTA updates: African Union assesses eSwatini’s suitability for AfCFTA Secretariat AU begs Nigeria to join new trade zone: the recent Financial Times article, repo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 May 19  News
New commentaries on the AfCFTA: tralac’s Gerhard Erasmus: The institutional design of the AfCFTA. Why do international trade arrangements have their own institutions? What ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 May 19  News
Diarise: The G-20 Niigata Agricultural Summit (11-12 May) on the theme Toward Sustainable Agro-Food Sector – emerging issues and good practices Japan’s trade insurance to cove...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Apr 19  News
African trade policy events taking place today: In Maseru: SACU Council of Ministers meeting In Arusha: EABC-UNECA workshop on the role of the private sector in the AfCFTA ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Apr 19  News
On hosting the AfCFTA Secretariat: Eswatini walking tightrope to become Africa’s trade hub (Yenisfak) At a breakfast meeting with the local business community, prime minister Am...
Kenya Economic Update: Transforming agricultural productivity to achieve food security for all

Kenya Economic Update: Transforming agricultural productivity to achieve food security for all

09 Apr 19  News
Kenya’s economic outlook remains stable amid threats of drought in 2019 Kenya’s real gross domestic product is projected to grow by 5.7% in 2019, a slight decrease from the es...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Apr 19  News
Featured tweet by the AUC’s @AmbMuchanga: Good news! The Parliament of The Gambia has approved ratification of AfCFTA Agreement making us meet the minimum threshold [of 22]. The ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Mar 19  News
The joint trade policy review of EAC member countries began today at the WTO: download reports prepared by the EAC and WTO secretariats, advance questions The World Travel and Tou...

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