Tag: E-Commerce

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04 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Poultry sector still on high alert for avian flu (IOL) The South African poultry and ostrich industries continued to remain under national h...
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15 Apr 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Infrastructure development using private funding to provide benefits if projects are sustainable (Engineering News) Infrastructure investing...
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09 Mar 21  News
Country focus  The SA economy shrank by 7% in 2020 (Creamer Media’s Engineering News) The South African economy contracted by 7% during 2020, as expected given the unprece...
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14 Dec 20  News
National Second wave of Covid-19 threatens economy (IOL) South Africa is on tenterhooks over the second wave of Covid-19 infections with experts warning the newest outbreak could...
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03 Dec 20  News
National African Nation Worst Hit by Covid Falling Behind on Vaccines (BloombergQunit) The African country with the worst confirmed coronavirus outbreak is yet to provide clarity...
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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...
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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...
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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

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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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 ...