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Women traders in the AfCFTA event – Expo 2020 Dubai

Women traders in the AfCFTA event – Expo 2020 Dubai

08 Oct 21  Event
The AfCFTA event at the Expo 2020 Women’s Pavilion in collaboration with Cartier is a unique opportunity to bring together AfCFTA entrepreneurs, innovators and business lead...
The AfCFTA Dispute Settlement Mechanism as part of a continental Trade Regime

The AfCFTA Dispute Settlement Mechanism as part of a continental Trade Regime

05 Oct 21  Blog
Article 20 of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Founding Agreement provides for a Dispute Settlement Mechanism as part of the overall AfCFTA design. It reads: A...
The Institutions of the Dispute Settlement Mechanism of the AfCFTA

The Institutions of the Dispute Settlement Mechanism of the AfCFTA

05 Oct 21  Blog
The implementation of the Dispute Settlement Mechanism of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is governed by a dedicated Protocol, the Protocol on Rules and Procedures...
How will Disputes be resolved under the AfCFTA Dispute Settlement Protocol?

How will Disputes be resolved under the AfCFTA Dispute Settlement Protocol?

05 Oct 21  Publications
One of the first accomplishments of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) negotiations was the adoption of the Protocol on Rules and Procedures on the Settlement of Disp...
How will Rulings regarding AfCFTA Disputes be implemented?

How will Rulings regarding AfCFTA Disputes be implemented?

05 Oct 21  Blog
Disputes declared in terms of the AfCFTA Dispute Settlement Protocol can be settled during the consultation phase, which comes first and is compulsory. Article 7 of the AfCFTA Disp...
Status of AfCFTA Ratification

Status of AfCFTA Ratification

04 Oct 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

06 Sep 21  News
National How the South African government can boost its credibility in the agricultural sector (Yahoo!) Governments can build credibility over time through consistent commitment ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

01 Sep 21  News
National Trade balance remains in surplus while exports take a knock after July unrest (Daily Maverick) South Africa recorded a trade surplus in July of R36.9bn, down from a revi...
Can the AfCFTA evolve into a New Generation Partnership for Africa?

Can the AfCFTA evolve into a New Generation Partnership for Africa?

01 Sep 21  Publications
Agreements to establish so-called new generation Free Trade Areas (FTAs) have become frequent. They are “new” because they liberalise not only trade in goods but also services,...
Transforming African Trade Corridors for the Future: What Are the Key Priority Areas?

Transforming African Trade Corridors for the Future: What Are the Key Priority Areas?

24 Aug 21  Blog
Africa must prioritise the transformation of key trade corridors which connect the Regional Economic Communities (REC) if indeed the continent is to reap the full potential of the ...
Improving Customs Efficiency: What are the Gains and For Whom?

Improving Customs Efficiency: What are the Gains and For Whom?

24 Aug 21  Blog
It is imperative for Africa to transform its customs environment through fast-tracking implementation of interventions geared towards eliminating inefficiencies, if the continent i...
Daily News

Daily News

23 Aug 21  News
National SA agri posts trade surplus in Q2 despite ongoing Covid challenges (Bizcommunity) The results of both the first and second quarter of 2021 agriculture export performance...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

16 Aug 21  News
National SA needs to up its export game, if it’s going to grow - economist | Fin24 As SA focuses on localisation strategies, it should make sure protection measures do not hamp...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

12 Aug 21  News
National SA records agricultural trade surplus of R22bn (IOL) South Africa recorded an agricultural trade surplus of $1.5 billion (about R22bn) in the second quarter of this year...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

11 Aug 21  News
National dtic announces economic recovery support interventions (SAnews) The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) has announced that the economic recovery support...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

05 Aug 21  News
National Business seeks to nudge localisation debate beyond import substitution (Engineering News) Business is aiming to progress ongoing negotiations on the use of local-content...
Harnessing the potential of the AfCFTA

Harnessing the potential of the AfCFTA

05 Aug 21  Blog
Introduction: The Potential of the AfCFTA The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement has been described as the continent’s most ambitious regional integrati...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

04 Aug 21  News
National Here are some of the major developments planned for South Africa – including car factories and new borders (BusinessTech) Nedbank has published its fixed investment re...
Gender-Responsiveness in Trade Agreements – how does the AfCFTA fare?

Gender-Responsiveness in Trade Agreements – how does the AfCFTA fare?

30 Jul 21  Blog
Gender mainstreaming in free trade agreements is becoming an increasingly common practice.[1] This involves including provisions to address the specific needs of women and implemen...

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