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Government pledges to help improve access to UK markets for world’s poorest countries post-Brexit

Government pledges to help improve access to UK markets for world’s poorest countries post-Brexit

26 Jun 17  News
The Government commits to protect current trading relationships, keep prices in check and help build our trading partners of the future. The Government will use Brexit to cem...

UK Elections and post-Brexit Prospects for SACU

08 Jun 17  Discussion
Gerhard Erasmus, tralac Associate, comments on the trade prospects for SACU countries once Britain exists the EU and the impact on the SADC Economic Partnership Agreement The UK i...
Brexit dashboards: Africa-UK regional factsheets

Brexit dashboards: Africa-UK regional factsheets

06 Jun 17  News
The economic fallout from Brexit – the UK’s withdrawal from the EU – may have wide-ranging implications for many Sub-Saharan African countries. The main transmission channels...
African Trade and Integration in a Post-Brexit World

African Trade and Integration in a Post-Brexit World

03 Apr 17  News
After more than four decades of trade being governed by EU policies, Brexit means UK-Africa trading relations are now at a crossroads. Most Sub-Saharan African (SSA) exports enjoy...
UK Government still unclear on trade after Brexit

UK Government still unclear on trade after Brexit

08 Mar 17  News
The International Trade Committee’s first report identifies central issues for the Government to resolve as it prepares to trigger Brexit negotiations. The Committee says the Go...
How should the UK trade with developing countries after Brexit?

How should the UK trade with developing countries after Brexit?

28 Feb 17  News
In a previous blog, Traidcraft presented their views on how the UK should trade with the world post-Brexit. Now that it is clear that the UK is going to be leaving the Customs...
Economic policy options for African economies in advent of Brexit, Trump

Economic policy options for African economies in advent of Brexit, Trump

20 Feb 17  News
There are interesting coincidences in the Brexit and “America first” movements. First is their timing and ideological convergence, second is the affinity between their prime ...
New U.K. trade deals can’t soften blow from Brexit, Niesr says

New U.K. trade deals can’t soften blow from Brexit, Niesr says

01 Feb 17  News
New U.K. free trade agreements with non-European Union nations won’t come close to offsetting the impact of leaving the EU, according to the National Institute of Economic and So...
Britain’s 12 Point Brexit Plan: First Impressions

Britain’s 12 Point Brexit Plan: First Impressions

25 Jan 17  Publications
On 17 January 2017, the British Prime Minister announced her Government’s “Twelve Point Plan” for exiting the European Union (EU). It describes how the Brexit negotiatio...
UK-South Africa joint trade statement

UK-South Africa joint trade statement

25 Jan 17  News
Joint statement by UK Secretary of State for International Trade Dr Liam Fox, and South Africa Minister for Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies Secretary of State for International T...
‘SA to pursue trade agreements with UK post-Brexit’

‘SA to pursue trade agreements with UK post-Brexit’

25 Jan 17  News
South Africa will continue to pursue bilateral and regional negotiations with the British government despite its exit from the European Union (EU), the Minister of Trade and Indust...
Africa’s external relations

Africa’s external relations

20 Jan 17  Resource
Looking towards 2017: A Framework for Speculating about the Global Picture

Looking towards 2017: A Framework for Speculating about the Global Picture

18 Jan 17  Publications
Implications of the election of Donald Trump as the next United States president currently dominate discussions about geopolitical developments and the prospects for internati...
Theresa May commits to Brexit vote in UK Parliament

Theresa May commits to Brexit vote in UK Parliament

18 Jan 17  News
British Prime Minister Theresa May committed to placing a final Brexit deal to a vote in both houses of the UK parliament, as she outlined for the first time her plan for extractin...
What the world thinks about trade after Brexit

What the world thinks about trade after Brexit

11 Jan 17  News
If the U.K. is to make a success of Brexit as Prime Minister Theresa May vows, it’s going to have to strike a string of trade deals with partners around the globe. Whether it ca...
Global trade governance

Global trade governance

04 Jan 17  Themes
International trade and the global economy have undergone significant changes in recent years as a result of improved technology, a shift towards trade in services, and increasing ...
The EPA story and Implications of Brexit

The EPA story and Implications of Brexit

15 Dec 16  Publications
The objective of this paper is to set the background for a discussion and analysis of the EAC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the implication of Brexit on the overall t...
Britain won’t turn its back on Africa following Brexit – MP Lord Paul Boateng

Britain won’t turn its back on Africa following Brexit – MP Lord Paul Boateng

30 Nov 16  News
Brexit does not mean that the British government will turn its back on Africa, Lord Paul Boateng, a Member of the United Kingdom’s House of Lords said Monday. Speaking at the fi...
Op-Ed: The impact of Brexit on South Africa

Op-Ed: The impact of Brexit on South Africa

30 Nov 16  News
South Africa can be reasonably confident that by the end of 2019, at the latest, the UK will not legally be part of the European Union (EU), nor a signatory to the EU’s myriad tr...
Trade Implications of Brexit for South African Agricultural Trade and Trade Policy

Trade Implications of Brexit for South African Agricultural Trade and Trade Policy

23 Nov 16  Publications
The objective of this paper is to set the background for a discussion and analysis of the old Trade Development and Cooperation Agreement (TDCA) and its replacement the SADC Econom...

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