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Brexit on Tour in Africa

Brexit on Tour in Africa

04 Sep 18  Blog
Prime Minister Theresa May made a brief visit last week to South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. These are the large, anchor economies of Southern, East and West Africa. They are also a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Aug 18  News
Africa’s trade and investment relations: selected updates from recent events Prime Minister Theresa May in Cape Town (i) Joint statement by UK, SACU and Mozambique on a future ...
Joint statement on UK, SACU and Mozambique EPA

Joint statement on UK, SACU and Mozambique EPA

29 Aug 18  News
Joint meeting of the United Kingdom (UK), Southern African Customs Union member states (SACU) and Mozambique trade ministers on a future UK, SACU and Mozambique Economic Partnershi...
South Africa-UK Business Forum: Speech by Prime Minister Theresa May

South Africa-UK Business Forum: Speech by Prime Minister Theresa May

28 Aug 18  News
PM Theresa May speaks about creating a new partnership between the UK and Africa in our mutual interest Good morning everyone, and thank you all for joining us today. It’s a ple...
Theresa May to lead ambitious three-nation trip to Africa

Theresa May to lead ambitious three-nation trip to Africa

27 Aug 18  News
Theresa May to visit South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya for the first time with senior ministers and a wide-ranging trade delegation. Theresa May will lead an ambitious trip to Afric...
Is Brexit now in the Emergency Ward?

Is Brexit now in the Emergency Ward?

31 Jul 18  Blog
Brexit is due to happen on 29 March 2019 but there is no agreement yet on how the future relationship between the UK and the EU (the UK’s most important trading partner) will wor...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jun 18  News
Next month’s BRICS Summit: preview by Standard Bank’s Jeremy Stevens South Africa will host the 10th annual summit of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa group. ...
Minister Baldwin speech on UK-Africa relations

Minister Baldwin speech on UK-Africa relations

26 Jun 18  News
Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin spoke at the British Foreign Policy Group on 26 June about the future of the UK's partnership with Africa. Thank you, and thank you all for be...
Private Equity Africa Investor Summit: New paradigm investing

Private Equity Africa Investor Summit: New paradigm investing

13 Jun 18  News
Keynote address by Harriett Baldwin, Minister of State for Africa, UK Government Thank you so much for that very kind introduction and for giving me this platform to speak to...
Parliamentary group calls on Commonwealth leaders to put trade for development at the heart of CHOGM 2018 summit

Parliamentary group calls on Commonwealth leaders to put trade for development at the heart of CHOGM 2018 summit

03 Apr 18  News
Expert committee highlights the untapped potential of trade and investment in the bloc for lifting millions of Commonwealth citizens out of poverty An Inquiry Committee of disting...
SADC EPA TRQ Utilisation Update and opportunities under SADC EPA

SADC EPA TRQ Utilisation Update and opportunities under SADC EPA

15 Mar 18  Discussion
Taku Fundira, tralac Associate, discusses tariff rate quotas under the SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement November 1, 2016, marked a new era in the European Union (EU)’s tra...
Are the Brexit options for retaining SADC-EPA Benefits becoming clearer?

Are the Brexit options for retaining SADC-EPA Benefits becoming clearer?

08 Mar 18  Blog
Brexit will arrive in about one year from now, at the end of March 2019. There have been many statements and “clarifications” but official negotiations about how the European U...
Brexit, the US, China and the future of global trade

Brexit, the US, China and the future of global trade

13 Feb 18  News
Some years ago, the distinguished economist Richard Baldwin said: “Regional trade liberalisation sweeps the globe like wildfire”. He was right. Preferential trade agreements (P...
A tralac Perspective on the bigger picture for 2018

A tralac Perspective on the bigger picture for 2018

19 Jan 18  Blog
The Trade Law Centre (tralac) monitors integration, trade and governance in Africa. The fact that developments in Southern and Eastern Africa are more frequently covered does not m...
The First Phase of Brexit has been agreed: What is it about?

The First Phase of Brexit has been agreed: What is it about?

15 Dec 17  Publications
On Friday 8 December 2017, high-level negotiators from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) and the European Union (EU) reached a last-minute agreement to ...
2017 in trade – green shoots in Africa?

2017 in trade – green shoots in Africa?

15 Dec 17  Blog
While globally protectionist sentiment and economic nationalism continue to rattle the multilateral trading system, here on the continent, even amongst serious political upheavals,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Dec 17  News
China’s double-digit trade jump pairs global and domestic demand (Bloomberg) China’s trade engine remained in high gear with a surprise export surge accompanied by further acc...
May has got her Brexit breakthrough, now for the hard part

May has got her Brexit breakthrough, now for the hard part

08 Dec 17  News
The U.K. and the European Union struck a deal to unlock divorce negotiations, opening the way for talks on what businesses are keenest to nail down – the nature of the post-...
Brexit Workshop – Namibia, 28 November 2017

Brexit Workshop – Namibia, 28 November 2017

06 Dec 17  Event
tralac collaborated with the Namibian Agricultural Trade Forum to present a Workshop on Brexit in Namibia on 28 November 2017. The Workshop, on the topic Issues, implications...
Post-Brexit tariff rate quotas – what is the cause for the despondency?

Post-Brexit tariff rate quotas – what is the cause for the despondency?

27 Oct 17  Discussion
A proposal to apportion existing European Union (EU) tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) between the United Kingdom (UK) and the remaining 27 countries of the EU post-Brexit has numerous exp...

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