Tag: EAC

Rwanda: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Rwanda: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

23 Nov 20  Infographics
A third of Rwanda’s total trade is intra Africa-Trade of which 50 per cent is trade with other EAC member states. Trade with countries outside the COMESA FTA is mainly with DRC, ...
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13 Nov 20  News
National Ramaphosa on trade, corruption, and the plan to reduce the gap between black and white South Africans (BusinessTech) President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded on a number ...
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12 Nov 20  News
National Ramaphosa surprises with further easing of Covid-19 restrictions (Moneyweb) President Cyril Ramaphosa, in a surprise move during his latest address to the nation on the ...
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09 Oct 20  News
National One SA’s Economic Recovery Plan revealed: 20 key interventions (The South African) One South Africa Movement (One SA) Chief Activist Mmusi Maimane, on Thursday 8 Octob...
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28 Sep 20  News
National news the dtic and CDE to Host Webinar on SEZS as Drivers of Economic Growth and Industrialisation The role of the Special Economic Zones (SEZS) as drivers of economic gr...
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14 Sep 20  News
National news Namibia records N$3.5 billion deficit for July (New Era) In July 2020, Namibia recorded a trade deficit of N$3.5 billion, after the country’s exports stood at N$5...
EAC rolls out Regional Electronic Cargo and Driver Tracking System

EAC rolls out Regional Electronic Cargo and Driver Tracking System

08 Sep 20  News
The RECDTS App is designed to stop Corona in its tracks along EAC key transport corridors The East Africa Community (EAC) Secretariat and its Partner States today held a virtual r...
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04 Sep 20  News
National news Pace of reform to determine shape of SA’s capital-equipment export recovery (Engineering News) About 40% of capital equipment exported from South Africa has been ...
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25 Aug 20  News
National news South Africa’s GDP will take at least five years to recover from COVID-19 impact, says UNDP study South Africa’s overall GDP is expected to decline by at least ...
COMESA-EAC-SADC develop Electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System

COMESA-EAC-SADC develop Electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System

24 Aug 20  News
A regional electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System (CTMS) which will allow cross border road transport operators, drivers, regulators and law enforcement agencies to record and ...
Access to justice and curial authority in COMESA, the EAC and ECOWAS

Access to justice and curial authority in COMESA, the EAC and ECOWAS

20 Aug 20  Publications
Two recurring themes in discussions of the courts of justice of African regional economic communities (RECs) are that African states do not litigate against each other (except when...
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27 Jul 20  News
Diarise: South Africa’s June 2020 merchandise trade statistics will be released on Friday. ABSA forecasts a merchandise trade surplus “due to a combination of weak domestic dem...
Kenya: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Kenya: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

23 Jul 20  Infographics
In 2019, 37% of Kenya’s world exports, and 13% of world imports were to and from the rest of Africa. Between 2018 and 2019, Kenya’s intra-Africa exports and imports increased b...
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23 Jul 20  News
The 10th BRICS Trade Ministers Meeting takes place today. On the agenda: responses to the corona virus outbreak, the strategy for BRICS Economic Partnership 2025, the Multilateral ...
EAC Partner States adopt import duty measures to boost local production amidst COVID-19 pandemic

EAC Partner States adopt import duty measures to boost local production amidst COVID-19 pandemic

23 Jul 20  News
EAC Partner States, i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, have adopted various measures on EAC Common External Tariff (CET) with the aim of boosting local production in...
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20 Jul 20  News
Call for Papers: AfDB/UNECA/UNDP African Economic Conference 2020 for young African researchers Request for Proposals: Undertake feasibility study, design, establish and provide a...
Burundi: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Burundi: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Jul 20  Infographics
27% of Burundi’s total trade for 2019 was intra-Africa trade, mainly with fellow EAC and COMESA members Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. All most all the main products Burundi exports...
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13 Jul 20  News
The Journal of African Trade has posted a call for papers for a forthcoming special issue: The AfCFTA and African trade. This special issue aims to provide a timely collection of a...
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02 Jul 20  News
African Union says urgent need to address patents and technology barriers for access to future COVID-19 vaccines (ReliefWeb) In a communique issued following the ‘Africa’...
African Continental Free Trade Area negotiations: WHO is negotiating with WHOM? SACU and the EAC

African Continental Free Trade Area negotiations: WHO is negotiating with WHOM? SACU and the EAC

26 Jun 20  Infographics
Southern African Customs Union (SACU) SACU is a customs union with a common external tariff applicable to imports from outside the common customs area irrespective of the destinat...