Tag: China-Africa relations

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tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Sep 18  News
Just released: Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor 2018 (ReSAKSS, AGRODEP, CTA) The report notes the European Union as the continent’s dominant trading partner, accounting for...
Declaration of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Declaration of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

06 Sep 18  News
Towards an Even Stronger China-Africa Community with a Shared Future 1.1 We, the Heads of State, Government and Delegations of the People’s Republic of China and 53 African coun...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Sep 18  News
Next week, in Lusaka: World Export Develop-ment Forum 2018: ITC will launch several publications throughout the conference (11-12 September, Lusaka), including the Business Guide ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Sep 18  News
Profiled call for papers: Fourth African Interna-tional Economic Law Network Biennial Conference: The AfIELN 4th Biennial Conference (18-20 July 2019, Strathmore University, Nairo...
2018 FOCAC Beijing Summit: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the opening ceremony

2018 FOCAC Beijing Summit: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the opening ceremony

04 Sep 18  News
Chinese President H.E. Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) on Monday. The full...
2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC): Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa

2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC): Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa

04 Sep 18  News
Remarks by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during the 2018 FOCAC Opening Ceremony in Beijing, China At the outset, allow me to express our profound gratitude for the gener...
In Beijing, UN chief urges China, Africa for a win-win collaboration for ‘the future we want’

In Beijing, UN chief urges China, Africa for a win-win collaboration for ‘the future we want’

04 Sep 18  News
Highlighting the economic and development progress made in China and Africa, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urged them to unite their combined potential for pea...
International trading order must be upheld: Ramaphosa

International trading order must be upheld: Ramaphosa

04 Sep 18  News
While foreign direct investment to Africa has increased, economies on the continent are vulnerable to global market fluctuations and it is essential to uphold the international tra...
FOCAC: Call for investment-led trade

FOCAC: Call for investment-led trade

04 Sep 18  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for investment-led trade between Africa and China. This will help promote the industrialisation of African economies and position the continen...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Sep 18  News
African trade events to diarise: (i) Africa Industrialization Week 2018 (19-23 November, Addis Ababa). The theme for the AIW2018 is Promoting regional value chains in Africa: a p...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Aug 18  News
Ethiopian trade, industrial policy updates: (i) Ethiopia’s PM appoints new policy reforms advisor, chief trade negotiator (ECADF). Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has assigned Mamo Mi...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Aug 18  News
Forum for China-Africa Cooperation: Africa still solidly in the crosshairs of China growth (Standard Bank) When FOCAC was established in 2000, the rest of the world was perhaps be...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Aug 18  News
SADC Summit updates: Key speeches from South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa (Keynote address as outgoing Chair); Namibia’s Dr. Hage G. Geingob (Acceptance speech as incoming Cha...
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14 Aug 18  News
African freight volumes, passenger demand: IATA’s June analysis Freight trends: All regions except Africa reported a year-on-year increase in freight volumes in June 2018, but ...
Mauritius-China FTA: Third round of negotiations underway

Mauritius-China FTA: Third round of negotiations underway

14 Aug 18  News
The three-day third round of negotiations on the Mauritius-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) opened on Monday, 13 August 2018 at the Hilton Hotel in Flic en Flac. The FTA aims at fu...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Jul 18  News
Tomorrow, in Sandton:  (i)  BRICS Business Forum; (ii)  The Africa Investment Forum on the theme of attracting private sector investment into Africa; (iii)  BRI...
China's latest trade partner in Africa could help it export to the US

China's latest trade partner in Africa could help it export to the US

24 Jul 18  News
Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the West African country of Senegal over the weekend, building trade ties which could bear fruit in terms of China’s access to U.S. markets.&...
China and Africa: Whither the Belt and Road?

China and Africa: Whither the Belt and Road?

05 Jul 18  News
While economic ties between China and African countries have vastly expanded over the past decades, falling commodity prices and rising debt levels risk reversing this process. Can...
China-Africa infrastructure cooperation seminar held in Kenya amid growing ties

China-Africa infrastructure cooperation seminar held in Kenya amid growing ties

26 Jun 18  News
Kenya on Monday hosted the China-Africa Infrastructure Cooperation Seminar amid calls for enhanced ties with Beijing to boost modernization of roads, ports, railways and telecommun...
China mission to attract investors to Special Economic Zones

China mission to attract investors to Special Economic Zones

21 May 18  News
The Department of Trade and Industry will this month embark on an investment roadshow to Shanghai, China, aimed at wooing investors to the South African Special Economic Zones (SEZ...