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ILO publication: Trade and decent work: Indicator guide (2021)

ILO publication: Trade and decent work: Indicator guide (2021)

11 Jul 22  Publications
Decent work conditions and trade policies can have a great impact on a country’s economy and its workforce. For this reason, the International Labour Organization (ILO) recently ...
tralac Daily News

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30 Jun 22  News
Local trade news Trade Statistics for May 2022 | South African Revenue Service The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for May 2022 recording a p...
Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference – Geneva: Resource page

Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference – Geneva: Resource page

13 Jun 22  News
WTO members secure unprecedented package of trade outcomes at MC12 WTO members successfully concluded the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva on 17 June, securing multila...
Trade and decent work: the ILO’s Indicator guide (2021)

Trade and decent work: the ILO’s Indicator guide (2021)

02 Jun 22  Blog
The International Labour Organization (ILO) recently published a guide addressing decent work indicators in trade policies and trade agreements. Many aspects such as employment, ri...
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28 Mar 22  News
Local news SA presents an “immense” investment case (SAnews) President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa is ripe with opportunities for among others, trade, investment and to...
Improving the Business and Investment Climate in Africa – Why and How?

Improving the Business and Investment Climate in Africa – Why and How?

24 Sep 21  Blog
The ‘cost of capital’ refers to the rate of return required by lenders of capital or investors, in order to incentivise them to provide capital to business ventures. Developing...
Investment, Growth and Business-Friendliness – Some Lessons for Africa

Investment, Growth and Business-Friendliness – Some Lessons for Africa

30 Jul 21  Publications
Developing economies are characterised by high costs of capital and limited sources of investment funds. This acts as one constraint on the potential growth rates of these economie...
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29 Jun 21  News
National 6 in 10 small business owners proactively planning for growth (IOL) As the lockdown regulations, tightened by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday, continue to put pressu...
Digital nomads – Remote work visas for SA?

Digital nomads – Remote work visas for SA?

31 May 21  Blog
The recent call by the Western Cape government for South Africa to introduce a one-year remote working visa to boost the tourism industry, has implications which go a long way beyo...
The Relationship between Investment and Mode Three of Trade in Services – implications for the AfCFTA negotiations

The Relationship between Investment and Mode Three of Trade in Services – implications for the AfCFTA negotiations

23 Mar 21  Blog
The market for investors is an increasingly competitive one. Investors are better informed about conditions in host countries. Companies seeking to expand their global presence wil...
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14 Dec 20  News
National Second wave of Covid-19 threatens economy (IOL) South Africa is on tenterhooks over the second wave of Covid-19 infections with experts warning the newest outbreak could...
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26 Aug 20  News
National news National Assembly approves COVID-19 tax relief bills (SAnews) The National Assembly has passed the Disaster Management Tax Relief Bill and the Disaster Management T...
ICC mobilises Sub-Saharan Africa regional network to fight impact of COVID-19

ICC mobilises Sub-Saharan Africa regional network to fight impact of COVID-19

18 May 20  News
ICC convened a landmark Sub-Saharan Africa regional meeting this week bringing together participants from close to 20 African countries. The virtual meeting, which took place on 1...
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15 May 20  News
Updates on the closure of the Nakonde border post, COVID-19 testing for truck drivers Zambia reopens border with Tanzania to cargo after COVID-19 closure. ”Trucks from both ...
In the new economy, knowledge is king

In the new economy, knowledge is king

07 May 20  News
Shifts in global trade patterns, coupled with rapid technological changes are presenting challenges to sustaining growth. Therefore, a transition to a more knowledge-based growth m...
Insights on African businesses’ reactions and outlook to COVID-19

Insights on African businesses’ reactions and outlook to COVID-19

01 May 20  News
New ECA-IEC report takes stock of the impact of COVID-19 on businesses and trade The African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Feb 20  News
10th EU-AU Commission-to-Commission: updates Opening statement by President von der Leyen. Dear Moussa, when I first came to Addis, I told you that I came first of all to list...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Feb 20  News
Posted by the AU: 2nd biennial review report on the implementation of the Malabo Declaration AfCFTA: How prepared is Africa for July 1st? (CNBC Africa) The Commissioner for Trade...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Feb 20  News
Financial Times editorial comment: West Africa needs to be prudent after CFA franc JETRO’s 2019 survey on business conditions of Japanese-affiliated firms in Africa Following T...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Dec 19  News
Doing Business 2020: Selected African economy profiles Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, CAR, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, ...

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