Tag: Digital economy

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Jul 19  News
Special issue on US-SSA trade and investment The public hearing, US Trade and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: recent trends and new developments, takes place today, 24 July, in ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jul 19  News
Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion in Africa: A Gates Foundation report prepared for the G7 French Presidency (pdf) This report profiles five pillars for extending digital fina...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jul 19  News
tralac’s Message on Mandela Day 2019: Good Governance and the State Mandela Day serves to remind and inspire us to strive for social justice. This is the complex and multi-facet...
Workshop on e-commerce, trade and the digital economy – Cape Town, 26-27 June 2019

Workshop on e-commerce, trade and the digital economy – Cape Town, 26-27 June 2019

09 Jul 19  Event
tralac, with the financial support of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, hosted a policy workshop on e-commerce, trade and the digital economy. The overarching...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Jul 19  News
Today, in Geneva: “The AfCFTA – From Dream to Reality”: tralac and the Sidley Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program organised an AfCFTA Breakfast Event this morning in Niamey...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Jul 19  News
Two key trade policy events are taking place this week: The Aid for Trade Global Review 2019 gets underway in Geneva on Wednesday, ending on Friday. By addressing the supply-...
Africa’s output grew by 3.4% in 2018, Afreximbank’s African Trade Report 2019 shows

Africa’s output grew by 3.4% in 2018, Afreximbank’s African Trade Report 2019 shows

01 Jul 19  News
Africa’s output grew by 3.4 per cent between 2017 and 2018 despite the slowdown in global growth during that period, a new report by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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 ...
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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jun 19  News
The US-Africa Business Summit 2019 starts today in Maputo. The event, a Corporate Council on Africa flagship conference, will be addressed by a large number of African Heads of Sta...
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...
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...
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...
Huawei: Trade War is escalating into a Tech War

Huawei: Trade War is escalating into a Tech War

11 Jun 19  Blog
The inter-connected nature (and vulnerability) of the global trading system was dramatically demonstrated with the announcement on 15 May 2019 by the US Commerce Department that co...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...