From the TDCA to the SADC-EU EPA – the significant changes

06 Dec 2017 ~ Willemien Viljoen
The Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement (TDCA) has been governing the trading relationship between South Africa and the European Union since it entered into force (provisionally more

Safeguard measures in the SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement

06 Dec 2017 ~ Willemien Viljoen
Safeguard measures are a temporary restriction, of fairly traded products, to protect a specific domestic industry from a sudden increase in imports which causes serious injury to the more

Export opportunities for South African producers under the new market access conditions in the SADC-EU EPA

06 Dec 2017 ~ Willemien Viljoen
The new market access provisions of the SADC-EU EPA came into effect on 1 November 2016 after two conditions were met: ratification of the EPA by the SACU member states and the bilateral more

Preparing for Buenos Aires, can the WTO Deliver on Nairobi Promises?

30 Nov 2017 ~
In December 2017, the 164 member states of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will convene the 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This is the first time this more