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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...
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) ...
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

07 May 19  News
New commentaries on the AfCFTA: tralac’s Gerhard Erasmus: The institutional design of the AfCFTA. Why do international trade arrangements have their own institutions? What ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 May 19  News
2019 Draft Joint OECD/WTO Aid for Trade at a Glance: OECD posts the abstracts for the nine chapters (pdf) This seventh edition of the Aid for Trade at a Glance publication seeks t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Apr 19  News
The World Bank-IMF 2019 Spring Meetings open today in Washington UNCTAD’s Ad Hoc Expert Group Meeting on Competition Law and Policy takes place today in Geneva UNCTAD’s eComm...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Apr 19  News
tralac’s March 2019 newsletter is posted: the newsletter carries a comprehensive report of debates at tralac’s annual conference, convened recently in Nairobi Diarise: The Afr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Apr 19  News
The AfDB’s Regional Economic Outlook: the West Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa and East Africa regional reports have been launched The IMF has posted the Analytical Cha...

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