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Tag: AfCFTA

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16 Sep 22  News
Local news Rebuilding economy tops leaders’ conference agenda (SAnews) Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana says the country’s economy faces an urgent need to rebuild infrastruc...
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13 Sep 22  News
Local news South African renewable energy projects reach R4bn financial close (Moneyweb) Renewable energy solutions company African Rainbow Energy and solar technology and engine...
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09 Sep 22  News
Local news A 10% increase in manufacturing investment could yield a 13% boost to the economy (Engineering News) A mere 10% increase in manufacturing investment in South Africa wo...
Will Dispute Settlement Proceedings be a feature of the AfCFTA?

Will Dispute Settlement Proceedings be a feature of the AfCFTA?

05 Sep 22  Blog
It will be a major advance towards rules-based trade if the AfCFTA Dispute Settlement Protocol will be used by the State Parties. They do not settle disputes about trade and region...
The role of Negotiating Principles in the design of the AfCFTA

The role of Negotiating Principles in the design of the AfCFTA

05 Sep 22  Blog
Since the launch of the ‘Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA)’,[1] negotiations on trade liberalisation among African States have been based on a specific set of principles. When ...
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05 Sep 22  News
Local news South Africa’s economy is ‘almost unfixable’ (BusinessTech) Despite recent moves to cut red tape – especially for small and medium businesses – analysts and ...
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31 Aug 22  News
Local news Trade Statistics for July 2022 | South African Revenue Service The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for July 2022 recording a preli...
Digital Trade in Trade Agreements: Lessons for the AfCFTA

Digital Trade in Trade Agreements: Lessons for the AfCFTA

31 Aug 22  Blog
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is in the process of taking shape. While continental free trade has not yet been fully realised, progress has been made in the numb...
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30 Aug 22  News
Local news SA must ease market access barriers for optimal trade, says analyst (SAnews) Until South Africa can find a way of easing market access barriers, the country will not r...
The AfCFTA holds more than economic Promises

The AfCFTA holds more than economic Promises

30 Aug 22  Blog
Most commentaries on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) emphasise the massive commercial opportunities which will be unlocked, and more recently how industrialisation...
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26 Aug 22  News
Local news OECD report calls for caution (SAnews) South Africa faces the threat of reversing social gains if it does not adequately address potential future shocks. This is if th...
The SADC Trade Facilitation Agenda: Lessons for the African Continental Free Trade Area

The SADC Trade Facilitation Agenda: Lessons for the African Continental Free Trade Area

24 Aug 22  Publications
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) defines trade facilitation as “the simplification, modernisation and harmonisation of export and import processes.” In spite of the liberalis...
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23 Aug 22  News
Local news ‘SA Agri calls to lift import ban emotional, unbalanced’ (The Namibian) Namibian government officials have called the recent claim that Namibia and Botswana s...
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17 Aug 22  News
Local news Customs duty decision delays are hampering billions of rands in investment, says advisory (Engineering News) Consultancy XA Global Trade Advisors says billions of rand...
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15 Aug 22  News
Local news Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development negotiates a settlement to clear citrus blocked in the EU ports (South African Government) The new measures include amen...
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12 Aug 22  News
Local news SA negotiates settlement to clear citrus blocked in EU ports of entry (SAnews) The South African government has managed to negotiate a settlement that will see the cle...
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11 Aug 22  News
Local news The new EU rules for citrus imports from South Africa: Background, applicable legal texts and processes, and the dispute declared by South Africa under the rules of the...
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08 Aug 22  News
Local news Tons of fruit stranded in Europe as SA battles EU over import rules (EWN) Millions of boxes of oranges are spoiling in containers stranded at European ports as South A...
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05 Aug 22  News
Local news Kenya launches national trade strategy (Kenya News Agency) Kenya has launched its National African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Implementation Strategy 20...
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03 Aug 22  News
Local news South Africa’s trade surplus increases mainly due to an increase of precious metals and stones export (Cape Business News) South Africa’s trade surplus narrowed to...

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