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Capacity building at tralac – Geek Week, 7-11 November 2016

Capacity building at tralac – Geek Week, 7-11 November 2016

10 Nov 16  Event
tralac hosted a “Geek Week” at the tralac offices in Stellenbosch from Monday, November 7 to Friday, November 11, 2016 at noon, coordinated by Ron Sandrey with support fro...
Post-Brexit UK-ACP trading arrangements: Some reflections

Post-Brexit UK-ACP trading arrangements: Some reflections

08 Nov 16  News
The prospect of the UK formulating its own trade policy following Brexit is likely to have implications for the existing Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between the European...
Geek Week: Kenya Association of Manufacturers, 31 October – 2 November 2016

Geek Week: Kenya Association of Manufacturers, 31 October – 2 November 2016

02 Nov 16  Event
tralac organised a “Geek Week” from Monday, October 31 to Wednesday, November 2, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The three day workshop was held at the request of the Kenya A...
The impact of the UK’s post-Brexit trade policy on development

The impact of the UK’s post-Brexit trade policy on development

09 Sep 16  News
Following the vote for Brexit, the UK is facing a formidable challenge: designing a new trade policy to address its new strategic interests. Considering the different and frequentl...
Global trade slowdown, Brexit, and the trade implications for Commonwealth developing countries

Global trade slowdown, Brexit, and the trade implications for Commonwealth developing countries

22 Aug 16  News
Global Trade Slowdown, Brexit and SDGs: Issues and Way Forward The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the int...
Supply chain considerations front of mind for retailers following Brexit

Supply chain considerations front of mind for retailers following Brexit

05 Aug 16  News
The origin of the products on British shelves could change as retailers adjust their supply chainsfollowing the UK’s vote to leave the EU, finds new research published by Barclay...
Africa will be the secret victim of Brexit

Africa will be the secret victim of Brexit

28 Jul 16  News
Britain’s economy may bear the brunt of the fallout from the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, but another part of the world – Africa – is set to be an unexpected ...
Brexit: scapegoat for EAC countries to back out of the EPA?

Brexit: scapegoat for EAC countries to back out of the EPA?

27 Jul 16  Discussion
Willemien Viljoen, tralac researcher, discusses the current predicament facing the EAC states regarding the Economic Partnership Agreement to be signed with the EU After more than...
Experts weigh Brexit’s implications for Africa

Experts weigh Brexit’s implications for Africa

22 Jul 16  News
The UK’s historic popular vote to leave the EU has prompted debate and reflection among a number of analysts on potential impacts on African economies. While many long term...
IMF cuts global growth forecasts on Brexit, warns of risks to outlook

IMF cuts global growth forecasts on Brexit, warns of risks to outlook

22 Jul 16  News
The International Monetary Fund cut its forecasts for global economic growth this year and next as the unexpected U.K. vote to leave the European Union creates a wave of uncertaint...
Some implications of Brexit for UK-African relations

Some implications of Brexit for UK-African relations

15 Jul 16  News
The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty (APPG-TOP) is undertaking an inquiry into the UK’s Africa Free Trade Initiative (AFTi). The Inquiry has been ext...
Economic Partnership Agreements: A case of unfortunate timing?

Economic Partnership Agreements: A case of unfortunate timing?

13 Jul 16  News
In preparing this paper, Stephen Lande and Dennis Matanda leverage their extensive first-hand experience with both the African Union and Africa’s regional economic communities. T...
UK firms could get trade boost with rapidly developing African nations thanks to Brexit

UK firms could get trade boost with rapidly developing African nations thanks to Brexit

13 Jul 16  News
Brexit could be the ideal time for UK companies to begin trading with Africa, particularly Ethiopia, and opportunities should be seized upon, according to experts. Free of the&nbs...
Brexit: impact on developing countries

Brexit: impact on developing countries

11 Jul 16  News
In a surprise outcome for many in Europe and beyond, British people have voted to leave the European Union. The macroeconomic implications of this decision are already being felt,...
Inquiry into UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative extended to cover implications of Brexit for UK-Africa trade relations

Inquiry into UK’s Africa Free Trade initiative extended to cover implications of Brexit for UK-Africa trade relations

07 Jul 16  News
Extension of Call for Evidence The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty (APPG-TOP) is undertaking an inquiry into the UK’s Africa Free Trade Initiative (AFTi), ...
Four lessons from Brexit and EU fallout for East African Community

Four lessons from Brexit and EU fallout for East African Community

04 Jul 16  News
Now that the immediate turmoil of Britain’s exit vote from the European Union has somewhat subsided, it is a good time to ask what lessons that vote holds for the East African ...
Some Implications of Brexit for Southern African Trade Relations

Some Implications of Brexit for Southern African Trade Relations

30 Jun 16  Publications
Seldom has a single political event revealed such an astounding degree of failure to grasp and prepare for the consequences of an act of self-inflicted harm. The Economist writes o...
African exporters face choppy waters in the wake of Brexit

African exporters face choppy waters in the wake of Brexit

27 Jun 16  News
One would certainly be forgiven if, like us, you found yourself doing a double take at the news that Britain’s public voted in favour of leaving the EU. This is because shor...
The potential impact of Brexit on Africa

The potential impact of Brexit on Africa

20 Jun 16  News
The UK referendum on whether to stay in the EU will have an impact far beyond Europe. Africans are also watching closely – and have to prepare to deal with the vote’s consequen...
Brexit weighs on SA trade ties

Brexit weighs on SA trade ties

15 Jun 16  News
The UK’s possible exit from the EU could prompt a renegotiation of the recently signed EU-Southern African Development Community (SADC) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), Will...

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