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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

01 Aug 22  News
Local news Trade Statistics for June 2022 | South African Revenue Service (SARS) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for June 2022 recording ...
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tralac Daily News

15 Jul 22  News
Local news Structural growth in South Africa to slow for the rest of this year (Engineering News) While South Africa's real gross domestic product (GDP) growth expanded...
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tralac Daily News

13 Jul 22  News
Local news AfDB to lead Zim debt clearance roadmap (The Herald) African Development Bank (AfDB) president Dr Akinwumi Adesina has formally accepted President Mnangagwa’s reques...
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tralac Daily News

13 Jun 22  News
Local news Localisation strategies must identify, remove constraints for local producers (Engineering News) Effective localisation strategies must start by identifying the constr...
The Russia-Ukraine war has triggered the use of export restrictions on essential food supplies by some WTO members prompting food insecurity and rising food prices

The Russia-Ukraine war has triggered the use of export restrictions on essential food supplies by some WTO members prompting food insecurity and rising food prices

13 Jun 22  Publications
The conflict in Ukraine has caused a global economic and humanitarian catastrophe. The global catastrophe encompasses human suffering, loss of lives, global food price increases, f...
The WTO Ministerial Conference MC12: A WTO response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The WTO Ministerial Conference MC12: A WTO response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

13 Jun 22  Blog
WTO members are engaged in concerted efforts to agree on MC12 deliverables in all areas of negotiations. Some of the priority areas include an outcome that will deliver a realistic...
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25 Apr 22  News
Local news Proposed EU pest regulations to hurt domestic citrus exports, says association (Engineering News) Newly proposed European Union (EU) regulations threaten the export of...
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tralac Daily News

22 Apr 22  News
Local news Removal of poultry import tariffs will destroy domestic jobs, says SAPA (Engineering News) Requests by the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE) to suspen...
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tralac Daily News

21 Mar 22  News
Local news Zim only processing two percent tobacco (The Herald) Zimbabwe has earned US$245 million after exporting 48 000 tonnes of tobacco, as the country is only processing two...
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tralac Daily News

18 Mar 22  News
Local news 4th SA Investment Conference 2022 (Mail & Guardian) In an effort to boost economic growth and facilitate the creation of more employment opportunities, President C...
Coping with Covid after the AfCFTA has been launched

Coping with Covid after the AfCFTA has been launched

06 Mar 22  Blog
The COVID-19 Pandemic was a massive shock to the world, how it trades, and how it is governed. It arrived in a world of sovereign states, albeit that some of them (such as the Euro...
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tralac Daily News

24 Feb 22  News
Country-related news SA’s agricultural exports hit a new record high (Cape Business News) The need to improve logistics efficiency and curb the deterioration of infrastructure ...
tralac Webinar series: Trade Policy Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

tralac Webinar series: Trade Policy Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

24 Feb 22  Event
Trade Policy Lessons from COVID tralac organised a two-part webinar series on Trade Policy Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic Part 1 (23 February 2022) focused on the Role of tra...
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tralac Daily News

18 Feb 22  News
Country-related news Disruptions in South Africa’s Rail Network Supply Chain | Crisis24 (Crisis24) Transnet, South Africa’s state-owned logistics company, has experienced sig...
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tralac Daily News

24 Jan 22  News
Country news South Africa unlikely to see solid economic growth in near term, says GlobalData (Engineering News) Against a backdrop of travel bans, higher inflationary pressures,...
Message in a bottle

Message in a bottle

24 Jan 22  Blog
The South African government has an ambiguous attitude towards the alcohol industry. During the Covid-19 pandemic, it has demonstrated a puritanical dislike for the sub-sector, ban...
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tralac Daily News

21 Jan 22  News
Country news South Africa’s Covid-19 Response Gets a $750 Million Boost (World Bank) The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors today approved South Africa’s request f...
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tralac Daily News

20 Jan 22  News
Country news New vaccine manufacturing facility to elevate healthcare in Africa (SAnews) President Cyril Ramaphosa says the newly launched vaccine manufacturing facility campus a...
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tralac Daily News

17 Jan 22  News
Country news Anxious times for South African citrus (Fruitnet) With the start of the new South African citrus season only two months away, there is still no clarity on the negoti...
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tralac Daily News

13 Jan 22  News
National trade news Economic policy uncertainty and the loss of South Africa’s growth momentum: Can the decline be reversed? (Daily Maverick) The gradual loss of growth momentu...

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