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Tag: AfCFTA

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14 Mar 23  News
‘EU is putting draconian measures on South African citrus’ (SABC News) The Citrus Growers Association of South Africa has requested Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Pa...
How will historians and economists one day look back at the AfCFTA?

How will historians and economists one day look back at the AfCFTA?

08 Mar 23  Blog
Right from its inception there have been high expectations, here and abroad, about how the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would unlock Africa’s potential to increas...
With the SACU tariff offer in the bag, what happens next to AfCFTA trade?

With the SACU tariff offer in the bag, what happens next to AfCFTA trade?

08 Mar 23  Blog
It has been reported that the five member states of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) have recently submitted their joint AfCFTA offer of tariff concessions, and that it me...
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06 Mar 23  News
South Africa is exporting more food. But it needs to find new growth frontiers (The Conversation) South African agricultural exports were up for the third consecutive year in 2022...
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03 Mar 23  News
South Africa must prioritise decarbonisation, as $1.5bn of exports to EU are at risk (Engineering News) South Africa should prioritise its decarbonisation strategy, as i...
Of border delays and barriers to trade in the cross-border corridors of the Eastern and Southern African region: What are the lessons for Africa?

Of border delays and barriers to trade in the cross-border corridors of the Eastern and Southern African region: What are the lessons for Africa?

24 Feb 23  Publications
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) offers significant prospects to improve cross-border trade for the entire continent. However, for this to be achieved, supportive n...
Developing Value Chains in Africa – mapping the soya value chain

Developing Value Chains in Africa – mapping the soya value chain

22 Feb 23  Publications
DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has ignited and put emphasis on deeper integration and the development of regional value chains in Africa, an...
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22 Feb 23  News
Parliament passes Agricultural Amendment Bill (SAnews) The National Assembly (NA) has passed the Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Bill and the National Veld and Fores...
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17 Feb 23  News
Trade, Industry and Competition on Defence Export Council mission to seek export opportunities in Middle East for South African Companies (South African Government) The Chief...
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16 Feb 23  News
Sugar industry making progress on implementing master plan (Engineering News) The advent of the Sugarcane Master Plan has been a crucial intervention aimed at stabilising the...
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15 Feb 23  News
Tanzania: Coffee to Trade Under AfCFTA Market From July (All Africa) COFFEE will be the first Tanzania's product to trade under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ma...
tralac Short Course: Reading and Interpreting International Trade Agreements with AfCFTA Case Study

tralac Short Course: Reading and Interpreting International Trade Agreements with AfCFTA Case Study

14 Feb 23  Event
  Background Trade agreements are treaties of a specific kind; they regulate cross-border trade between two or more nations. These agreements establish trade-related rights ...
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14 Feb 23  News
ECA Support to Equatorial Guinea for the Development of a National AfCFTA Strategy (UNECA) Malabo, 13 February 2023 (ECA) -  the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa...
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10 Feb 23  News
SA to continue to expand investment opportunities across the globe (SA News) President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday that South Africa will continue to expand trade and in...
The scope of the AfCFTA is expanding. What are the implications?

The scope of the AfCFTA is expanding. What are the implications?

03 Feb 23  Blog
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has a specific design. The relevant information appears, in the first instance, in the AfCFTA founding Agreement. One should start ...
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29 Jan 23  News
Intervention urgent to resolve rail, port problems, says Business Leadership South Africa (Engineering News) Urgent intervention is required to resolve the problems of South Afric...
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27 Jan 23  News
SADC 2023: The year for economic growth, resilience and value addition (sardc.net) The year 2023 offers an opportunity for SADC to consolidate its development agenda and the ...
The AfCFTA and continental Integration: What role for Women?

The AfCFTA and continental Integration: What role for Women?

25 Jan 23  Blog
African economic integration has been on the agenda for decades and has seen several designs. Under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) there is a new approach. This B...
AfCFTA Institutional Arrangements will impact on the interests of Women

AfCFTA Institutional Arrangements will impact on the interests of Women

25 Jan 23  Blog
The policies, decisions, and measures adopted within the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) institutions and in the State Parties, will impact directly on the position of...
What protection for Women under the AfCFTA Dispute Settlement Protocol?

What protection for Women under the AfCFTA Dispute Settlement Protocol?

25 Jan 23  Blog
The rights of women traders should be recognised and be protected to secure and improve their position under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The proposed AfCFTA P...

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