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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Feb 19  News
African Union Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture: Continental strategy for Geographical Indications in Africa 2018-2023 The protection of GIs could give African coun...
Prospects for reforming/strengthening the WTO

Prospects for reforming/strengthening the WTO

14 Feb 19  Blog
Media coverage of the discussions at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos (which combined globalization issues with the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”) sketched a mixed and...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Feb 19  News
32nd Ordinary Session of the African Union: opening address by President Kagame The future of the global economy is digital. At this Summit, we will consider guidelines for a comm...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Feb 19  News
Economic Partnership Agreement between the Eastern Southern Africa (ESA) States and the UK: documentation downloads Explanatory memorandum Parliamentary report Treaty text Afri...
ESA-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Continuing the UK’s trade relationship with the Eastern and Southern African region

ESA-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Continuing the UK’s trade relationship with the Eastern and Southern African region

07 Feb 19  News
The United Kingdom has committed to continue its current trade arrangements with the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) States if it leaves the European Union without a deal on 29 M...
UK signs Eastern and Southern Africa trade continuity agreement

UK signs Eastern and Southern Africa trade continuity agreement

01 Feb 19  News
Trade Policy Minister George Hollingbery signed the trade continuity agreement in London with a number of representative governments. A continuity agreement will see British busin...
Signs suggest global economic growth spurt has peaked but will remain steady at 3 percent in 2019-2020

Signs suggest global economic growth spurt has peaked but will remain steady at 3 percent in 2019-2020

22 Jan 19  News
Economic prospects threatened by weakened support for multilateralism, tightening of financial conditions and heightened trade tensions The global economy will continue to grow at...
Brexit after the Prime Minister’s Defeat

Brexit after the Prime Minister’s Defeat

18 Jan 19  Blog
After a devastating defeat for Theresa May, the Brexit clock keeps ticking. On Tuesday 15 January, the House of Commons rejected her Bill on the Withdrawal Agreement with the Europ...
Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Nigeria

Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Nigeria

21 Dec 18  Publications
With the UK’s relationship with the EU likely to soon change fundamentally, new initiatives are called for in order to strengthen the UK’s trading relationships with its Africa...
Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Kenya

Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Kenya

21 Dec 18  Publications
With the United Kingdom set to exit the European Union (EU) in the near future, current news is focusing on the future UK-EU trade relationship. For the UK’s global trade partner...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Dec 18  News
IMF’s Chart of the Week: Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is a tale of different experiences President Trump’s new Africa strategy was unveiled today in Washington: Remarks by A...
The Brexit that refuses to arrive

The Brexit that refuses to arrive

13 Dec 18  Publications
On Wednesday, 12 December (107 days before Brexit happens), a deeply divided Conservative Party voted, under a special procedure allowing a leadership challenge by secret ballot, t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Nov 18  News
AfCFTA ratification update, @GovUganda: Today (Wednesday) the Instrument of Uganda’s ratification of the AfCFTA was officially handed over to the African Union Commission. Uganda...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Nov 18  News
Diarise: Role of capital markets in mobilizing domestic resources in Africa – a capacity building workshop (5-7 December, Gaborone). Download the concept note (pdf) Featured com...
Is it time for a new Global Order?

Is it time for a new Global Order?

18 Nov 18  Blog
The policies of President Trump have brought a new urgency to the debate about the future of the global economic and geopolitical order. American tariffs on Chinese goods[1], the w...
Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: South Africa

Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: South Africa

29 Oct 18  Publications
With the United Kingdom set to exit the European Union (EU) in the near future, current news is focusing on the future UK-EU trade relationship. For the UK’s global trade partner...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Oct 18  News
Ottawa Ministerial on WTO reform: joint communiqué (GoC) We note growing trade tensions are linked to major shifts in the global trading landscape. We also note the difficulties ...
Brexit’s sober Lessons

Brexit’s sober Lessons

24 Oct 18  Blog
Had it not been for the crisp analysis (and ridicule at times[1]) by many reporting on the oversimplifications offered by those who see Brexit as an opportunity to restore national...
Exports from the Southern African Development Community to the European Union by mode of transportation: implications of Brexit

Exports from the Southern African Development Community to the European Union by mode of transportation: implications of Brexit

11 Oct 18  Publications
The European Union (EU) has been a long-standing trading partner of African countries. EU member countries are some of the main destination markets for African export products, esp...
BREXIT: Where does it stand and what are the options?

BREXIT: Where does it stand and what are the options?

12 Sep 18  Blog
If I were a business person in the United Kingdom (UK) or a concerned voter, I would be somewhat unhappy about the persistent uncertainty regarding the outcome of the Brexit proces...

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