Tag: Digital economy

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Jun 19  News
Tanzania’s President Magufuli will assume the chairmanship of SADC in mid-August. Important dates to note: Fourth SADC Industrialization Week (22-26 July, Dar es Salaam); SADC Co...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Jun 19  News
Today is Budget Day across East Africa. Selected country previews: Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania African trade policy events to diarise: 25th African Organisation for Standard...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Jun 19  News
The AfDB’s 2019 Annual Meetings opened today in Malabo on the theme Regional Integration for Africa’s Economic Prosperity. AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina said the bank had inv...
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Africa in the Digital Economy: Update

Africa in the Digital Economy: Update

11 Jun 19  Publications
The digital economy is now the economy. This refers to the permeation of digital technologies into practically all spheres of business, finance, trade, education and government. Wh...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Jun 19  News
A selection of African trade and development events to diarise: The 2019-2020 Mauritius Budget was presented to the National Assembly today. Download the full Budget Speech on the...
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tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

05 Jun 19  News
World Bank's June 2019 Global Economic Prospects: Global growth to weaken to 2.6% in 2019 Growth among advanced economies as a group is anticipated to slow in 2019, especially in ...
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tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

31 May 19  News
Diarise:  (i)  G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy (8-9 June, Tsukuba, Japan). Tsukuba, the ministerial meeting’s host city, is known as Japan’s le...
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tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

30 May 19  News
The AfCFTA Agreement is now in force: selected perspectives @AmbMuchanga: Historic milestone! AfCFTA Agreement has today come into force. We celebrate the triumph of bold, pragmat...
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tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

27 May 19  News
T20 communique for G20 Leaders:  extracts from recommendations from Task Force 5 on Cooperation with Africa (pdf) Agree on a unified approach towards macroeconomic stability ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 May 19  News
Djibouti-Addis Ababa-Juba-Kampala Corridor: IGAD wraps up development studies The Executive Secretary of IGAD, Amb Mahboub Maalim, along with the Director for Transport, Infrastru...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 May 19  News
African trade events to diarise: Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) 2020 (1-7 September 2020, Kigali) World Export Development Forum 2019 (18-22 November 2019, Addis Ababa)....
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 May 19  News
An explanatory video on the AfCFTA, produced by the ECA_Official Video Channel: How will it benefit us in practice? “Honour Ghana with AfCFTA Secretariat for sacrifices made tow...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 May 19  News
Two to Tango: An evaluation of World Bank Group support to fostering regional integration (World Bank) This evaluation assesses the Bank Group’s effectiveness and comparative ad...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Apr 19  News
AfCFTA ratification update The AfCFTA Agreement will enter into force on 30 May: update from AUC The Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, flanked by the AU Comm...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Apr 19  News
DITE for Africa: Introducing the AU’s Digital Identity, Digital Trade and Digital Economy initiative. Download the concept note AfCFTA updates: This week in Arusha, Tanzani...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Apr 19  News
On hosting the AfCFTA Secretariat: Eswatini walking tightrope to become Africa’s trade hub (Yenisfak) At a breakfast meeting with the local business community, prime minister Am...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Apr 19  News
Applications for UNCTAD’s online course on Trade and Gender for COMESA (pdf) close on 28 April. The course will be held from 20 May to 14 July. Today, in Cairo: The road to Niam...
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