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Building capacity to help Africa trade better

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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Apr 18  News
African ports: Strengthening Africa’s gateways to trade (PwC) This report was compiled by PwC’s Capital Projects and Infrastructure Transport and Logistics team using a combin...
Sub-Saharan Africa drives growth in global wheat imports

Sub-Saharan Africa drives growth in global wheat imports

13 Apr 18  News
Global wheat trade is forecast at a record for 2017/18, with Sub-Saharan Africa projected to have the strongest year-over-year import growth of any region. In fact, over the last ...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with The Gambia

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with The Gambia

06 Apr 18  News
On March 22, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with The Gambia. The Gambian economy has started to recover, ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Apr 18  News
Decisions, declarations and resolutions of the Assembly of the African Union (29-29 January): extracts (i) Declaration on internet governance and development of Africa’s di...
No end in sight for ban on SA agric imports

No end in sight for ban on SA agric imports

04 Apr 18  News
Lovers of fruits imported from South Africa will have to wait longer before they can find them on the stalls in supermarkets as there is no timeframe within which the current ban o...
Kenya, Mozambique to revive cooperation

Kenya, Mozambique to revive cooperation

03 Apr 18  News
Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb Monica Juma and her Mozambique counterpart H.E. Jose Condungua Pacheco on 30 March held bilateral talks on the sidelines of President Uhuru Ke...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Mar 18  News
AfCFTA updates: (i) Posted by the AU:Decision on the draft agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (ii) Kenya’s Cabinet has approved the Africa Continen...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Mar 18  News
Nigeria and the AfCFTA: five updates (i) Nigeria to bid for location of AfCFTA headquarters. The Federal Executive Council has resolved to bid for the location of the headquarters...
SADC EPA TRQ Utilisation Update and opportunities under SADC EPA

SADC EPA TRQ Utilisation Update and opportunities under SADC EPA

15 Mar 18  Discussion
Taku Fundira, tralac Associate, discusses tariff rate quotas under the SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement November 1, 2016, marked a new era in the European Union (EU)’s tra...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Mar 18  News
Today’s tralac daily news selection marks International Women’s Day 2018: enjoy our compilation of commentaries, data sources, event pointers * * * Namibia’s Mrs Sabine Bö...
Southern Africa Trust launches report on women traders and farmers in SADC

Southern Africa Trust launches report on women traders and farmers in SADC

08 Mar 18  News
The experiences and challenges of women in the SADC region: The case of trade and agriculture sectors Women play a key role in the trade and agriculture in the Southern African De...
Time is Now to scale up women’s rights and nutrition activism in Africa

Time is Now to scale up women’s rights and nutrition activism in Africa

08 Mar 18  News
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, three African leaders and activists, Martin Chungong, Cameroonian Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Dr Ibrahim May...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 18  News
Featured statement, WTO DG Roberto Azevêdo: “In light of recent announcements on trade policy measures, it is clear that we now see a much higher and real risk of triggering an ...
AIFE 2018: Investment in agro-industry key to accelerating Ethiopia’s economic growth

AIFE 2018: Investment in agro-industry key to accelerating Ethiopia’s economic growth

06 Mar 18  News
The President of Ethiopia, Mulatu Teshome, on Monday encouraged the international business community and development partners “not to miss the boat” when it comes to investing ...
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and other African Union (AU) initiatives for economic integration

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and other African Union (AU) initiatives for economic integration

01 Mar 18  Blog
The AfCFTA is part of the broader economic integration and development agenda which has been Africa’s aspiration since independence and led to the formation of the Organisation o...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Feb 18  News
The Trade Development Forum began this morning in Kampala: twitter updates @TradeMarkEastA; hashtag #TDF2018 Call for abstracts: Corruption and the challenge of economic transform...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Feb 18  News
Featured trade policy process: Towards an EAC Regional Ports Development Strategy – MEFMI posts an EOI Ghanaian stakeholders agree on committee to address concerns on Africa’s...
Adesina urges America to support African agriculture as a business

Adesina urges America to support African agriculture as a business

27 Feb 18  News
“I do not seek aid for Africa. I seek investments in Africa” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President The President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has...
New book highlights how safe trade solutions help the poorest countries

New book highlights how safe trade solutions help the poorest countries

27 Feb 18  News
Today’s global trade landscape is changing. Higher levels of competition mean consumers worldwide are demanding safer food. Across continents, climate change is adding to th...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Feb 18  News
The concept note and draft programme for tralac’s 2018 Annual Conference are available to download: The African Continental Free Trade Area – opportunity for Africa tralac’s...

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