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Tag: COMESA

tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

26 May 20  News
The AfCFTA Secretariat, through the AUC, invites qualified and competent applicants who are citizens of AU Member States to submit applications for the positions of: Director ...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

15 May 20  News
Updates on the closure of the Nakonde border post, COVID-19 testing for truck drivers Zambia reopens border with Tanzania to cargo after COVID-19 closure. ”Trucks from both ...
COMESA ministers approve harmonized regional trade facilitation guidelines

COMESA ministers approve harmonized regional trade facilitation guidelines

15 May 20  News
COMESA will develop an online platform for exchanging information on availability of essential products within the COMESA Member States as part of the response measures to the COVI...
COMESA States want a socioeconomic study on the impact on COVID-19

COMESA States want a socioeconomic study on the impact on COVID-19

12 May 20  News
COMESA Member States have asked the Secretariat to conduct a socioeconomic study on the effects of the Coronavirus to inform ongoing COVID-19 containment measures and recovery stra...
Regional business community push for trade facilitation in amid COVID-19

Regional business community push for trade facilitation in amid COVID-19

06 May 20  News
The regional business community, under the umbrella of the COMESA Business Council (CBC) have urged Member States to facilitate the movement of transit essential cargo across the r...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

28 Apr 20  News
Diarise: South Africa’s March merchandise trade statistics will be released on Thursday Selected submissions to the US Trade Representative ahead of negotiations on the proposed...
Botswana deposits Tripartite FTA Ratification instruments

Botswana deposits Tripartite FTA Ratification instruments

05 Feb 20  News
Botswana has deposited the instruments of Ratification for the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA Agreement) bringing the number of countries that have done so to eig...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Feb 20  News
Call for papers: Harnessing intra-COMESA trade through the interface with the African Continental Free Trade Area. Selected papers will be peer reviewed and considered for publicat...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Oct 19  News
Diarise: EAC Regional Meeting on Trade Facilitation (22-25 October, Dar es Salaam). The meeting, under the leadership of the EAC Secretariat with the participation of the Chai...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Oct 19  News
African trade policy events to diarise: The first meeting of the AfCFTA Council of Ministers responsible for trade takes place next week in Addis Ababa (24-25 October). It wil...
An important Comesa Court qualifier for natural and legal persons approaching the Court

An important Comesa Court qualifier for natural and legal persons approaching the Court

11 Jul 19  Blog
The Treaty that underpins the 27-member Community of Eastern and Southern African States (Comesa) contains an appealing provision for ordinary persons, natural or legal, who are in...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jun 19  News
The role of rules of origin in boosting intra-African trade: a CNBC interview with Junior Davis, chief of UNCTAD’s Africa Section AfDB voting powers, as at 31 May 2019. Key reg...
COMESA Industrial Strategy cleared for implementation

COMESA Industrial Strategy cleared for implementation

21 Jun 19  News
The implementation of the COMESA Industrial Strategy has officially begun following the approval of an Action Plan and Regional Guidelines on Local Content Policy. Ministers respo...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 May 19  News
The AU, CoDA multi-stakeholder dialogue on implementing the AfCFTA concludes today in Addis Ababa. For insights on debates: @AUTradeIndustry,  #coda4afcfta,  #auccoda (i...
Zambian govt holds sensitization meeting on the TFTA

Zambian govt holds sensitization meeting on the TFTA

29 Apr 19  News
The Zambian government recently held a sensitization meeting with stakeholders on the Copperbelt mainly from the Chambers of Commerce and the private sector on the Tripartite Free ...
Fresh push for states to ratify the Tripartite FTA as deadline draws near

Fresh push for states to ratify the Tripartite FTA as deadline draws near

05 Apr 19  News
The deadline set by the Tripartite Council of Ministers for member States of three regional economic blocs to sign and ratify the tripartite free trade area lapses this month....
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Apr 19  News
A suite of REC-related policy updates: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa An extra-ordinary meeting of the COMESA Council of Ministers will be held on Friday, in L...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Mar 19  News
COMESA’s tribute to the late Ambassador Julius Onen, the PS of Uganda’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives UNCTAD is undertaking an Investment Policy Review of Angol...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 19  News
AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources: final declaration of STC meeting (11-12 January, Kigali) on the theme The entry into force of the agreement establishing the ...
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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...

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