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Tag: AfCFTA

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23 Jan 24  News
Sustaining growth for South Africa’s vibrant fintech industry (Daily Maverick) Fintech enterprises frequently leverage cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence, bl...
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22 Jan 24  News
South Africa must build renewable energy momentum, and then move on to other sectors (Engineering News) The rapid pace at which South Africa is building renewable energy projects,...
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18 Jan 24  News
IMF Executive Board Concludes 2023 Article IV Consultation, Sixth Reviews of the Extended Arrangements Under the EFF and ECF Arrangements, and First Review Under the Resilience and...
AfCFTA Negotiations timeline

AfCFTA Negotiations timeline

18 Jan 24  Resource
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17 Jan 24  News
Structural reforms remain key for SA economy (SAnews) Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has reaffirmed South Africa’s commitment to engaging in structural reforms that will fost...
Trading Under the AfCFTA – a Guide for Tanzania

Trading Under the AfCFTA – a Guide for Tanzania

16 Jan 24  Infographics
When trading under the AfCFTA begins, Tanzania’s trade with the EAC and SADC member states will continue under existing regimes. Tanzania, together with the other 12 SADC member...
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16 Jan 24  News
Critical infrastructure failure the biggest business risk in South Africa this year (Engineering News) Critical infrastructure blackouts have emerged as the number one risk for bu...
Trading Under the AfCFTA – a Guide for Botswana

Trading Under the AfCFTA – a Guide for Botswana

16 Jan 24  Infographics
When trading under the AfCFTA begins, Botswana’s trade with SACU and SADC member states will continue under existing regimes. As a customs union, SACU has a common external tari...
How will the AfCFTA contribute to better trade governance?

How will the AfCFTA contribute to better trade governance?

16 Jan 24  Blog
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has the potential to bring about major changes (and benefits) to how trade in goods and services will be conducted on the continent...
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11 Jan 24  News
South Africa’s trade balance is thinning and in need of urgent resolve (The Mail & Guardian) A review of South Africa’s trade data for the period 2018 to 2022 revealed tha...
Should the AfCFTA have a Protocol on Climate Change?

Should the AfCFTA have a Protocol on Climate Change?

10 Jan 24  Publications
The AfCFTA has become the focal point of discussions about a wide range of matters, including how to boost intra-African trade and economic integration, how the State Parties can i...
What does the AfCFTA Agreement provide for in respect of climate change?

What does the AfCFTA Agreement provide for in respect of climate change?

10 Jan 24  Blog
Effective policies are urgently needed in Africa to deal with climate-induced disasters. This will require high levels of political commitment, regional and domestic strategies, co...
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20 Dec 23  News
Kenya’s Economic Performance Strengthened in 2023 Despite Continued Challenges (World Bank) Kenya’s economic performance strengthened in 2023 despite continued challenges, wit...
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19 Dec 23  News
Crumbling South African rail prompts Botswana to forge new route (Engineering News) Botswana has received unsolicited bids from investors to build a rail line to a Namibian port t...
Intra-Africa trade: Facts and figures 2022

Intra-Africa trade: Facts and figures 2022

19 Dec 23  Infographics
Over the past 10 years, intra-Africa trade has grown from US$ 98 billion in 2013 to US$ 102 billion in 2022. Despite this performance, intra-Africa trade as a share of Africa’s g...
Promoting the Implementation of the AfCFTA Agreement: The Role of Regional Business Councils

Promoting the Implementation of the AfCFTA Agreement: The Role of Regional Business Councils

17 Dec 23  Blog
Business communities stand to gain significantly from increased market access, investment opportunities, supply chain optimisation and improved competitiveness from the African Con...
Regional Electricity Market under the AfCFTA: Prospects and Challenges for Ethiopia

Regional Electricity Market under the AfCFTA: Prospects and Challenges for Ethiopia

16 Dec 23  Blog
The African Union (AU) launched the Africa single electricity market (AfSEM) initiative in 2021 to boost the African electricity sector sustainably and promote an integrated contin...
How ready is Ghana for the AfCFTA?

How ready is Ghana for the AfCFTA?

16 Dec 23  Blog
More than four years after the operational launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Ghana is participating in the Guided Trade Initiative (GTI), a pilot trading ...
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11 Dec 23  News
Freight Logistics Roadmap approved to be published (SAnews) The Freight Logistics Roadmap – aimed at addressing the serious challenges in that industry – has been approved for...

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