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Niger’s intra-Africa trade and tariff profile for 2020

Niger’s intra-Africa trade and tariff profile for 2020

19 Nov 21  Infographics
In 2020, 25% of Niger’s world exports were to the rest of Africa. Apart from South Africa, and Algeria, the main African destination markets are other CEN-SAD and ECOWAS countrie...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

18 Nov 21  News
National South Africa urges careful planning for end of coal (Engineering News) South Africa’s energy department has said it will start preparing for the end of coal-for-power ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

16 Nov 21  News
National Maersk - Grindrod JV to offer end-to-end logistics in South Africa (Logistics Update Africa) A. P. Moller - Maersk announced its intention to form a joint venture with G...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

09 Nov 21  News
Domestic trade news “South Africa is a leader in eco-friendly tourism” (African Business) Tourism has suffered a number of setbacks in the previous couple of years, with...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

08 Nov 21  News
National South Africa expo backs intra-continental trade (CAJ News Africa) THE upcoming Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) will offer South African companies a platform to broad...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

05 Nov 21  News
National SA Companies to Participate at Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 (the dtic) More than 80 South African companies, supported by government, will have an opportunity to s...
How will the Trade Remedy Regime of the AfCFTA impact on Trade Governance?

How will the Trade Remedy Regime of the AfCFTA impact on Trade Governance?

02 Nov 21  Publications
The legal instruments of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) provide for a detailed regime to implement Trade Remedy and Safeguard measures. One gets the impression th...
Should the RECs disappear in order to have the AfCFTA?

Should the RECs disappear in order to have the AfCFTA?

02 Nov 21  Publications
There are high expectations about the benefits that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), an ambitious and comprehensive plan for the establishment of a continent-...
Dirty Money in domestic Economies and some of the Consequences

Dirty Money in domestic Economies and some of the Consequences

01 Nov 21  Blog
Financial services is one of the priority sectors on African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Trade in Services agenda. The financial services sector plays a critical role in n...
Making the AfCFTA work: Some additional Requirements

Making the AfCFTA work: Some additional Requirements

01 Nov 21  Blog
States have jurisdiction over their territories. They control the movement of goods, services, capital, and persons across borders. But no country can prosper in isolation. Trade a...
What lies ahead for the AfCFTA Trade Remedies and Safeguards Regime?

What lies ahead for the AfCFTA Trade Remedies and Safeguards Regime?

01 Nov 21  Blog
The legal instruments of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) provide for a detailed regime to implement Trade Remedy and Safeguard measures. There are four provisions ...
Regional Economic Communities have unique Features and different Functions

Regional Economic Communities have unique Features and different Functions

01 Nov 21  Blog
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is generating a new awareness of and an interest in the Regional Economic Communities (RECs). They are expected to play a role in a...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

26 Oct 21  News
National Opinion: Breaking the stranglehold on growth and recovery (Engineering News) In its ’South African Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan’, the government speaks ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

25 Oct 21  News
National the dtic Supports SA Pharmaceutical Companies to Exhibit at Africa Health 2021 (The Department of Trade Industry and Competition) The Department of Trade, Industry ...
Women traders in the AfCFTA event – Expo 2020 Dubai

Women traders in the AfCFTA event – Expo 2020 Dubai

08 Oct 21  Event
The Women Traders in the AfCFTA, a partnership formed by ICC, UPS, Trade Law Centre (tralac), and West Blue Consulting, met at Expo 2020 Dubai to support women-led SMEs in Africa. ...
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...

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