Tag: AfCFTA

AfCFTA Rules of Origin Fact Sheet (2)

AfCFTA Rules of Origin Fact Sheet (2)

29 Jul 21  Infographics
Interpreting the rules | Key sector outcomes Rules of Origin in the AfCFTA: why do they matter, and where do they apply? Rules of Origin (RoO) are legal provisions used to determ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

29 Jul 21  News
National SA economy to recover to pre-COVID levels in 2023 (SAnews) Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the National Treasury now predicts that the South African economy will retu...
How can the AfCFTA assist Small Scale Traders?

How can the AfCFTA assist Small Scale Traders?

28 Jul 21  Blog
When thinking about international trade, pictures of cargo ships carrying multi-coloured crates or large haulage trucks cruising along an empty highway are usually evoked. While th...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

27 Jul 21  News
National Transnet cyber attack confirmed: Port terminals division declares force majeure (Moneyweb) In an unprecedented move, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) declared force majeure...
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tralac Daily News

26 Jul 21  News
National Strengthening economic co-operation between South Africa and China (IOL) China’s economy, which accounts for 18% of global GDP, is characterised by near-frantic planni...
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tralac Daily News

21 Jul 21  News
National Cost of containers, freight have increased on the back of Covid-19 (Engineering News) The cost of freight containers, rental costs and shipping freight rates have increa...
Intra-Africa trade update 2020

Intra-Africa trade update 2020

20 Jul 21  Infographics
Intra-Africa trade peaked at 21% in 2015 and averaging 18% annually until 2019. In 2020, intra-Africa trade was down to 16% mainly attributed to Covid-19 related supply chain disru...
Resilience in African Economies: What Governments could do and the AfCFTA could contribute

Resilience in African Economies: What Governments could do and the AfCFTA could contribute

20 Jul 21  Publications
Afreximbank recently published a paper in the Bank’s Policy Journal under the title of Building a Better Future of Work for Resilience and Growth in Post-COVID-19 Africa. It make...
Gender Provisions in African Trade Agreements: An Assessment of the Commitments for Reconciling Women’s Empowerment and Global Trade

Gender Provisions in African Trade Agreements: An Assessment of the Commitments for Reconciling Women’s Empowerment and Global Trade

19 Jul 21  Publications
Since the early stage of trade integration within the African continent, women's interests have been on the agenda, at least that is what the agreements reveal. Indeed, including s...
Status of AfCFTA Ratification

Status of AfCFTA Ratification

13 Jul 21  Infographics
According to Article 23 of the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), entry into force occurs 30 days after the 22nd instrument of ratificati...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

12 Jul 21  News
National South Africa has lost its status as gateway to Africa as trucks burn – RFA (Engineering News) President Cyril Ramaphosa must ensure that the violent scenes currently p...
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tralac Daily News

11 Jul 21  News
National Sars, Busa form economic operator stakeholder group to improve border management (Engineering News) The South African Revenue Service (Sars) and business advocacy organi...
tralac Annual Conference 2021

tralac Annual Conference 2021

09 Jul 21  Event
This year’s tralac Annual Conference was, for the second year, a virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At this year’s conference we considered some lessons from COVID-19....
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tralac Daily News

07 Jul 21  News
National Trade, Industry and Competition hosts pricing regulations dialogue, 7 Jul (South African Government) The pricing regulations and other related matters on prices will com...
Gambia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Gambia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

06 Jul 21  Infographics
In 2020, 86% of Gambia’s world exports and 20% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Gambia’s intra-Africa exports increased by 26%, and imports by 2%. Ga...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

06 Jul 21  News
National Iconic South African Mines Are Ravaged Economy’s Unlikely Savior (Bloomberg) The world’s deepest precious-metals mines, together with giant iron-ore and coal pits ar...
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tralac Daily News

05 Jul 21  News
National Rebuilding The South African Industrial Base – Progress with Sugar and Poultry Masterplans (the dtic) Solid progress is being made with implementation of partnership a...
Trade Facilitation and institutional arrangements under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

Trade Facilitation and institutional arrangements under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

03 Jul 21  Blog
Various technical committees are established by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), to assist with the implementation of its Protocols and the respective Annexes...
The institutional architecture for implementation of the trade facilitation agenda under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

The institutional architecture for implementation of the trade facilitation agenda under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

03 Jul 21  Publications
The Protocols to the Agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) establish various technical committees to assist with the implementation of the Ag...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

02 Jul 21  News
National Port delays, slow vaccine rollout threatening to dent consumption – Naamsa (Engineering News) New-vehicle sales increased by 20.2% in June, to 38 030 units, compared w...