Tag: China-Africa relations

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tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Sep 19  News
Domestic resource mobilization: fighting against corruption and illicit financial flows (African Union) IFFs are widespread and secretive by nature. No one quite knows how to quan...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Jul 19  News
AfCFTA ratification update, from @ch_nji: “It’s done, Cameroon has ratified the AfCFTA today, 19 July 2019. Instrument of ratification to be deposited with the depository in th...
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28 Jun 19  News
Nigeria and the AfCFTA: Statement by H.E. President Buhari on receiving the Report of the Committee to assess Impact and Readiness for the AfCFTA. Extract: “For AfCFTA ...
Joint Statement of the Coordinators’ Meeting on the Implementation  of the Follow-up Actions of the FOCAC Beijing Summit

Joint Statement of the Coordinators’ Meeting on the Implementation of the Follow-up Actions of the FOCAC Beijing Summit

28 Jun 19  News
To jointly advance the implementation of the follow-up actions of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Beijing Summit, Coordinators from the People’s Republic of ...
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04 Mar 19  News
JETRO’s 2018 survey on business conditions of Japanese-affiliated firms in Africa: Chinese companies emerge as top competitors for the first time (JETRO) Regarding cooperation w...
Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

19 Nov 18  News
This report on Zimbabwe’s economic growth opportunities and trajectory was prepared at the government’s request following a political transition in November 2017. After recent...
Is it time for a new Global Order?

Is it time for a new Global Order?

18 Nov 18  Blog
The policies of President Trump have brought a new urgency to the debate about the future of the global economic and geopolitical order. American tariffs on Chinese goods[1], the w...
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12 Nov 18  News
Kenya-China trade relations: tweeted updates @Kiptoock: Today in Beijing, Zhang Jiwen-Vice Minister of Customs of China and myself signed protocol allowing market access of STEVIA...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Nov 18  News
Featured trade policy tweet, @CohenOnAfrica: US government withdrawal of AGOA privileges from Mauritania due to reports of slavery is essentially symbolic – trade with Mauritania...
South Africa’s investment climate is improving, says Minister Davies

South Africa’s investment climate is improving, says Minister Davies

07 Nov 18  News
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, says foreign investment if targeted and nurtured can drive economic growth and in turn contribute to much needed job creation and...
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05 Nov 18  News
Profiled African trade and investment conferences: (i) Starting today In London: ODI’s Africa’s rising debt conference. Conference agenda, Briefing paper (pdf), Twitter hasht...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Nov 18  News
Starting tomorrow, in Lilongwe, Malawi: First Extraordinary Summit of the Committee of Ten Heads of State and Government championing education, science and technology Our featured...
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31 Oct 18  News
G20 Africa Investment Summit: selected updates Remarks by South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa. We are convinced that the impact of the Compact with Africa initiative will be enhanced...
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29 Oct 18  News
The G20 Compact with Africa meeting gets underway today in Berlin:   President Ramaphosa: In his capacity as co-chair of the G20 Africa Advisory Group, President Ramaphosa wi...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Oct 18  News
Featured tweet, @RencapMan: Who’s got the biggest economy in Africa in 2018? If you use the NGN325 exchange rate, it is Nigeria. If you use the market rate, South Africa has retu...
African governments’ debt payments double in just two years

African governments’ debt payments double in just two years

09 Oct 18  News
Debt problems on the African continent are increasing, with external government debt payments doubling in two years In new analysis released ahead of the IMF and World B...
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04 Oct 18  News
Maritime trade and Africa (UNCTAD) Maritime trade in Africa is shaped by the continent’s trade concentration and limited diversification. Accordingly, 40% of goods exported...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Oct 18  News
Nigeria: ‘Economy losing over N6.16tr from Apapa chaos monthly’ (Guardian) The Nigerian economy is currently losing about N600 billion in customs revenue, an estimated $10 bil...
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10 Sep 18  News
EAC trade and regional integration events scheduled for this week: Extraordinary meeting of the Sectoral Council on Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment (10-14 September, Arus...
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Beijing Action Plan (2019-2021)

Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Beijing Action Plan (2019-2021)

10 Sep 18  News
1. Preamble 1.1 The 2018 Beijing Summit and the Seventh Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was held in Beijing from 2 to 4 September 2018. Hea...