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Status of AfCFTA Ratification

Status of AfCFTA Ratification

06 Sep 23  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...
South Africa: intra-African trade and tariff profile 2022

South Africa: intra-African trade and tariff profile 2022

01 Sep 23  Infographics
In 2022, South Africa’s intra-African merchandise trade was valued at approximately US$40 billion, accounting for only 17% of the country’s total merchandise trade. South Afric...
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tralac Daily News

31 Aug 23  News
SARS records R16 billion trade boost for South Africa (BusinessTech) South Africa saw a preliminary trade balance surplus of R16.0 billion in July 2023, data from the South Africa...
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tralac Daily News

30 Aug 23  News
NEV disruption holds opportunities for OEMs, component manufacturers (Engineering News) The world is at the beginning of the biggest disruption to the automotive industry in 100 y...
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tralac Daily News

28 Aug 23  News
South Africa: Draft Freight Logistics Roadmap promised by year-end (Engineering News) A new ‘Freight Logistics Roadmap’ is currently undergoing an internal government consulta...
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tralac Daily News

23 Aug 23  News
Taking Uganda-South Africa trade and investment forward (The Independent Uganda) Latest data from the Bank of Uganda shows that the East African nation and South Africa’s trade ...
Egypt’s Potential Value Chain Development under the AFCFTA

Egypt’s Potential Value Chain Development under the AFCFTA

23 Aug 23  Publications
This trade brief explores the potential for AfCFTA-enabled regional value chain (RVC) development for Egypt, a North African country with significant value chain links with Europe ...
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tralac Daily News

22 Aug 23  News
Sustaining existing trade partnerships and finding new markets is imperative for SA agriculture (Bizcommunity) South Africa is in the enviable position of being a net exporter of ...
Can Africa speak with one voice on trade matters through the AfCFTA?

Can Africa speak with one voice on trade matters through the AfCFTA?

22 Aug 23  Publications
There are high expectations about what will happen once the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is fully operational. Some predict that intra-African trade in goods (and s...
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tralac Daily News

20 Aug 23  News
South Africa foreign policy in a tangle (CAJ News Africa) This year will go down the annals of history as one in which the southern African nation faced the greatest dilemma in ju...
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tralac Daily News

17 Aug 23  News
BRICS: SA-China trade is nothing unfair, says SA Chamber of Commerce (IOL) South Africa should improve its industrialisation and manufacturing capacity in a bid to balance the tra...
Algeria’s Potential Value Chain Development under the AfCFTA

Algeria’s Potential Value Chain Development under the AfCFTA

15 Aug 23  Publications
This trade brief explores the potential for AfCFTA-enabled regional value chain (RVC) development for Algeria, a North African country with significant value chain links with Europ...
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tralac Daily News

14 Aug 23  News
Economists see South Africa averting second-quarter contraction (Engineering News) South Africa’s economy probably avoided a contraction in the second quarter, despite record po...
What the AfCFTA Agreement establishes and what the State Parties should do

What the AfCFTA Agreement establishes and what the State Parties should do

13 Aug 23  Blog
A recent communication from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat to the African Union (AU) Member States says that in order to facilitate the Guided Trade I...
Wars in Africa are bad for the AfCFTA

Wars in Africa are bad for the AfCFTA

13 Aug 23  Blog
The objectives of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) of boosting intra-African trade in goods and services and eventually “to create a single market for goods, serv...
AfCFTA Update, August 2023

AfCFTA Update, August 2023

13 Aug 23  Publications
The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement may start soon. In this Update, we remind readers of what the legal instruments of the AfCFTA provi...
What is the Mandate of the AfCFTA? Is it changing?

What is the Mandate of the AfCFTA? Is it changing?

13 Aug 23  Blog
There is a provision in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement which provides that: [the] Council of Ministers shall within its mandate take decisions in accor...
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tralac Daily News

11 Aug 23  News
Patel stresses importance of China-South Africa trade (Engineering News) Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has welcomed the August 10 signing of trade and pur...
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tralac Daily News

09 Aug 23  News
Agro-processing Master Plan will help SA sow AfCFTA benefits (IOL) Targeted Spatial Agricultural development in South Africa: operationalising the Agriculture and Agroprocessing M...
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tralac Daily News

04 Aug 23  News
South African farmers want WTO dispute declared over EU citrus rules (Engineering News) South African citrus farmers want their government to lodge a complaint against the Europea...

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