Tag: E-Commerce

tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

26 Nov 20  News
National SARB warns rising public debt ‘will severely impact financial sector’ (The South African) According to the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), National Treasury’s O...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Nov 20  News
National South Africa’s refinery woes raise reliance on fuel imports (BusinessTech) South Africa, which buys nearly a third of its fuel requirements from overseas, is undergoin...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

27 Oct 20  News
National How the virus worsened South Africa’s debt woes (Bloomberg / Engineering News) South Africa is faces surging debt as the havoc wrought by the coronavirus pandemic comp...
How nations can structurally transform their economies

How nations can structurally transform their economies

28 Aug 20  News
The policy experiences that transformed China from a manufacturing assembly hub of the world to an economic powerhouse offer valuable lessons for countries in the global south. Th...
COVID-19 is fuelling acceleration in digital transformation in Africa

COVID-19 is fuelling acceleration in digital transformation in Africa

22 Jul 20  News
The world is increasingly going digital but much still need to be done on the continent to increase internet penetration. According to the International Telecommunication Union, in...
An Agenda for the AfCFTA Protocol on E-Commerce

An Agenda for the AfCFTA Protocol on E-Commerce

25 Jun 20  Blog
E-commerce has been included in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) through a decision of the African Union Heads of State and Government Assembly in February 2020[1] ...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

23 Jun 20  News
Launched today by the ECA, in collaboration with the MTN Group: The Africa Communication and Information Platform. The Platform will furnish national and regional COVID task forces...
The intricacies, impact and opportunities of e-commerce for trade and development

The intricacies, impact and opportunities of e-commerce for trade and development

23 Jun 20  News
The world is increasingly going digital. This creates both opportunities and challenges, calling for changes to existing policies and adoption of new policies in many areas. Many c...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

18 Jun 20  News
Mainstreaming gender in key e-commerce policy areas: possible lessons for AfCFTA (CUTS) In particular, the study aims to: (i) outline key policy areas for the promotion of e-comme...
Trade in the Digital Economy: a tralac collection

Trade in the Digital Economy: a tralac collection

01 Jun 20  Publications
At any given moment, international trade is being transacted across Africa. The supermarket buyer emails the supplier she met at a recent trade show to place a sample order. The ca...
tralac’s Daily News selection

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 ...
tralac’s Daily News selection

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...
The South African Post Office (SAPO) versus PostNet – a setback for e-commerce in South Africa

The South African Post Office (SAPO) versus PostNet – a setback for e-commerce in South Africa

16 Apr 20  Publications
The Independent Communication Authority of South Africa’s Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC) found on 26 September 2019 that retail and courier service provider, PostNet S...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Dec 19  News
Starting tomorrow, in Pretoria: 15th Replenishment of the African Development Fund Representatives of donor governments will meet from 4-5 December in Centurion to conclude the 15...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Oct 19  News
OECD’s 2019 Global Forum on Competition (5-6 December, Paris): The profiled paper: Competition policy within the context of free trade agreements (pdf). This paper reports the ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Sep 19  News
The Third Ordinary Session of the AU’s STC on Communication and ICT starts in Addis Ababa on Monday. Profiled event document: The draft digital transformation strategy for Africa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Sep 19  News
WEF Africa 2019 starts tomorrow in Cape Town: more than 50 head of states set to attend. Access the programme here. A: Profiled WEF Africa commentaries Oxfam’s Winnie Byan...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Aug 19  News
Next month, UNU-WIDER, in partnership with the Brookings Institution, launches its inaugural Massive Open Online Course: Industrial Policy and the Challenge for Africa An intervie...
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

02 Jul 19  News
Underway, in Niamey: 9th Session of African Ministers of Trade in preparation for the Extra-Ordinary Summit scheduled for 7 July. The summit will also be preceded by the Civil Soci...