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Ambiguities about the WTO Farm Subsidies for Food Security Purposes

Ambiguities about the WTO Farm Subsidies for Food Security Purposes

26 Nov 21  Blog
The WTO negotiations on Public Stockholding (PSH) for food security purposes is one of the highly contested topics in the agriculture negotiations. PSH programmes are instruments t...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Nov 21  News
National SA companies scored deals worth millions at Intra-African Trade Fair-Rocha (The dtic) Most of the more than 80 government-supported South African companies which sh...
Should farmers be worried about the “Methane Pledge”?

Should farmers be worried about the “Methane Pledge”?

15 Nov 21  Blog
Should farmers be worried about the COP “Methane Pledge” to reduce methane emissions by 30% before 2030?[1] There was real concern amongst them in the UK and Ireland, especiall...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

10 Nov 21  News
National Sugar cane growers call for sugar tax to be scrapped (Engineering News) Industry association the South African Canegrowers has called on Finance Minister Enoch Godongwan...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

05 Nov 21  News
National SA Companies to Participate at Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 (the dtic) More than 80 South African companies, supported by government, will have an opportunity to s...
tralac Webinar: Preparing for MC12 – Agriculture, Special and Differential Treatment, and Fisheries

tralac Webinar: Preparing for MC12 – Agriculture, Special and Differential Treatment, and Fisheries

02 Nov 21  Event
The Trade Law Centre (tralac) organised a webinar on 8 November 2021 focusing on specific developments related to negotiations at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Agriculture,...
Is a positive outcome on trade-distorting subsidies possible at the Twelfth Ministerial Conference (MC12)?

Is a positive outcome on trade-distorting subsidies possible at the Twelfth Ministerial Conference (MC12)?

01 Nov 21  Blog
As the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is gearing up for the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in November/December 2021, an outcome in the agriculture negotiations is high on the ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

29 Oct 21  News
National SA’s divided food system saw producers, consumers lose out in lockdown – study (Eyewitness News) New research shows how food producers and consumers lost out under t...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

28 Oct 21  News
National Gas key as South Africa transitions to clean energy (Engineering News) Gas will be needed to help meet energy demand in South Africa during the necessary transition to c...
Protecting Geographical Indications in an African context: The South African Rooibos saga and its aftermath

Protecting Geographical Indications in an African context: The South African Rooibos saga and its aftermath

21 Oct 21  Publications
Geographical indications (GIs) are used to identify a good as originating in the territory of a specific country, or a region or locality in that country, where a given quality, re...
WTO fisheries negotiations – A few but tough issues to resolve ahead of November 2021 Ministerial Conference (MC12)

WTO fisheries negotiations – A few but tough issues to resolve ahead of November 2021 Ministerial Conference (MC12)

28 Sep 21  Blog
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) held a ministerial meeting on 15 July 2021 to discuss the progress of the fisheries subsidies negotiations. The discussions emphasised that the c...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Aug 21  News
National New transport initiative aims to empower almost a thousand women (Engineering News) A new initiative championed by the Commercial Transport Academy (CTA) will aim to emp...
Daily News

Daily News

23 Aug 21  News
National SA agri posts trade surplus in Q2 despite ongoing Covid challenges (Bizcommunity) The results of both the first and second quarter of 2021 agriculture export performance...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

12 Aug 21  News
National SA records agricultural trade surplus of R22bn (IOL) South Africa recorded an agricultural trade surplus of $1.5 billion (about R22bn) in the second quarter of this year...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

11 Aug 21  News
National dtic announces economic recovery support interventions (SAnews) The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) has announced that the economic recovery support...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

05 Aug 21  News
National Business seeks to nudge localisation debate beyond import substitution (Engineering News) Business is aiming to progress ongoing negotiations on the use of local-content...
Agricultural Issues in the African Continental Free Trade Area

Agricultural Issues in the African Continental Free Trade Area

30 Jul 21  Publications
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aims to boost intra-African trade by providing a comprehensive and mutually beneficial trade agreement among the member states, cov...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

29 Jul 21  News
National SA economy to recover to pre-COVID levels in 2023 (SAnews) Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the National Treasury now predicts that the South African economy will retu...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

27 Jul 21  News
National Transnet cyber attack confirmed: Port terminals division declares force majeure (Moneyweb) In an unprecedented move, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) declared force majeure...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

26 Jul 21  News
National Strengthening economic co-operation between South Africa and China (IOL) China’s economy, which accounts for 18% of global GDP, is characterised by near-frantic planni...

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