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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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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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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...
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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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24 Oct 19  News
Doing Business 2020: Sub-Saharan Africa Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa continued to improve their business climates, with the region’s largest economy, Nigeria, earning a place...
Attracting Scarce Skills: How does South Africa’s skills immigration regime fare in addressing skills deficits?

Attracting Scarce Skills: How does South Africa’s skills immigration regime fare in addressing skills deficits?

23 Oct 19  Publications
There have been prominent statements this year suggesting that skills immigration is high on the Ramaphosa government’s agenda. However, behind the headlines, matters are less th...
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22 Oct 19  News
Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2019 (World Bank) Four countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are among the top ten reformers worldwide promoting favorable regulations for farmers i...
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05 Sep 19  News
Diarise African trade and regional integration events: 25th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts of Southern Africa: Strategies and poli...
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04 Sep 19  News
Launched today in Accra: The 2019 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor The 2019 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor is being published at a critical moment for both international trade r...
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28 Aug 19  News
The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development began today in Yokohama on the theme Advancing Africa’s development through people, technology and innovation. T...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Aug 19  News
A tralac Guide to this weekend’s G7 Summit, next week’s TICAD7 The G7 starts tomorrow, concluding on Sunday: selected previews A Japan Times preview: Leaders from the Gr...
The Proposed Discourse in the WTO on the MSMEs Environment: A Case of South Africa

The Proposed Discourse in the WTO on the MSMEs Environment: A Case of South Africa

20 Aug 19  Publications
In an effort to unpack the discourse of the World trade Organisation (WTO) on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), this paper provides a background on Small and Medium Ente...
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28 Jun 19  News
Nigeria and the AfCFTA: Statement by H.E. President Buhari on receiving the Report of the Committee to assess Impact and Readiness for the AfCFTA. Extract: “For AfCFTA ...
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07 Jun 19  News
Selected resources, previews of this weekend’s G20 Trade Ministerial in Japan: The IMF’s G20 Surveillance Note, other IMF G20 resources; Asia Times: G20 finance ministers lan...
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17 May 19  News
African trade policy events to note: An EAC experts meeting on the AfCFTA takes place today (by video conference) Botswana Competition Policy Peer Review Report dissemination eve...