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Small-scale cross-border trade in Africa: Why it matters and how it should be supported

Small-scale cross-border trade in Africa: Why it matters and how it should be supported

05 Jun 18  News
Small-scale cross-border trade can play a fundamental role in contributing to poverty reduction and food security across Africa. How can it be supported to ensure that it delivers ...
EAC tables US$100m budget proposals to EALA for 2018/2019 financial year

EAC tables US$100m budget proposals to EALA for 2018/2019 financial year

05 Jun 18  News
The East African Community (EAC) has presented for consideration Budget estimates for the Financial Year 2018/2019, totaling $99,770,716 to the East African Legislative Assembly Si...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Jun 18  News
Africa, global passenger traffic data for April 2018 (IATA) African airlines’ had a 5.1% traffic increase in April. Capacity rose 4.6%, and load factor edged up 0.4 percentage p...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 May 18  News
Nigeria and the AfCFTA: National stakeholders’ sensitization and consultations, conducted by the NOTN, continue this week. Today’s consultation will be held in Calabar (South-S...
Kenya risks missing Comesa deadline for sugar sector reforms

Kenya risks missing Comesa deadline for sugar sector reforms

28 May 18  News
Kenya is likely to miss the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) deadline for liberalising the sugar industry due to wrangles between governors and the Privatisat...
EU and African Union Commissions step up their cooperation to support young people, jobs and peace

EU and African Union Commissions step up their cooperation to support young people, jobs and peace

24 May 18  News
African Union and EU Commissioners on 23 May 2018 adopted concrete measures to address pressing global issues in key areas such as peace and security, migration, job creation and a...
Korea is a model for Africa’s industrialization, says President Adesina

Korea is a model for Africa’s industrialization, says President Adesina

22 May 18  News
Young Africans should be trusted and supported to drive the continent’s industrialization The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank opened in Busan, Korea, on Mon...
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...
Structural transformation and export diversification in Southern Africa

Structural transformation and export diversification in Southern Africa

18 May 18  News
What determines economic disparities among countries and how can we move forward to reduce these income gaps? The development economics literature has studied how countries get ri...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 May 18  News
From tralac’s recent high-level dialogue on SACU: the workshop report (pdf). Discussions centred on SACU revenue sharing, SACU’s external relations, and the future of SACU. Upd...
The future of work in African agriculture: Trends and drivers of change

The future of work in African agriculture: Trends and drivers of change

10 May 18  News
This ILO report synthesises available evidence regarding how salient demographic and economic trends in sub-Saharan Africa are influencing the future of work in agriculture. It als...
IMF Executive Board 2018 Article IV Consultation with Malawi

IMF Executive Board 2018 Article IV Consultation with Malawi

10 May 18  News
On April 30, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Malawi. At the same time, the Board also approved a ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 May 18  News
Underway in Cape Town: tralac’s first training workshop for journalists who write on trade and integration matters. The workshop includes practical exercises, reviewing cas...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Apr 18  News
African CEOs: AfCFTA will boost business sentiment (New Telegraph) Although the implementation of the CFTA agreement could be hindered by challenges and its benefits likely to tak...
A new vision for the cocoa sector: Berlin Declaration of the 4th World Cocoa Conference

A new vision for the cocoa sector: Berlin Declaration of the 4th World Cocoa Conference

26 Apr 18  News
The 4th World Cocoa Conference was held on 22-25 April 2018 in Berlin, Germany. The four-day event saw intense but engaging and exciting conversation, dialogue, debate, b...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Apr 18  News
Aubrey Hruby: African blue chips need to start corporate venture arms to invigorate startup funding (Quartz) An increasing number of African companies are competing in the global ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Apr 18  News
Exploring Malawi’s export potential (ITC) Regional integration is the key to Malawi’s trade success, according to a new ITC report (pdf) that uncovers the country’s greatest...
Exploring Malawi’s export potential

Exploring Malawi’s export potential

19 Apr 18  News
Regional integration is the key to Malawi’s trade success, according to a new ITC report that uncovers the country’s greatest untapped export potential in agro-processing. Thi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Apr 18  News
Profiled trade policy events: (i) Underway, in Harare: Trade Law Centre, in collaboration with Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce and Zimbabwe Network of Customs and Excise Exp...
Senegal Economic Update: Recent growth drivers and the role of agriculture in developing a resilient and inclusive economy

Senegal Economic Update: Recent growth drivers and the role of agriculture in developing a resilient and inclusive economy

16 Apr 18  News
This Senegal Economic Update (SEU) evaluates the recent (2016‐17) growth performance and macroeconomic policies in Senegal, thus providing a basis for the policy dialog with the ...

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