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2017 Annual and out-of-cycle AGOA eligibility reviews: Transcripts from the Public Hearings

2017 Annual and out-of-cycle AGOA eligibility reviews: Transcripts from the Public Hearings

31 Aug 17  News
The Trade Preferences Extension Act (TPEA) of 2015, which extended the AGOA trade preference program through 2025, requires that the Administration annually publish a Federal ...
Rwanda-Tanzania private sector in fresh effort to boost bilateral trade

Rwanda-Tanzania private sector in fresh effort to boost bilateral trade

29 Aug 17  News
Rwandan and Tanzanian private sector bodies on Monday reiterated their commitment to collaborate in advocating for elimination of Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) between the two countri...
Africa’s used clothing imports

Africa’s used clothing imports

28 Aug 17  Infographics
Trade in used-clothing has become big business in some African countries, contributing to employment for many people who earn their livelihood from the business. Global trade exce...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Aug 17  News
Today’s trade policy tweets: (i) Nigeria’s chief trade negotiator, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe,‏ @ChieduOsakwe1: Tough negotiations at the CFTA, but the gains when concluded wi...
Support ‘Buy Uganda Build Uganda’ policy, Trade Minister tells Central Bank

Support ‘Buy Uganda Build Uganda’ policy, Trade Minister tells Central Bank

24 Aug 17  News
Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde has asked Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Mutebile to support some government policies such as ‘Buy Uganda Build Uganda’ (BUBU). BUBU is a pol...
Rwanda Economic Update: sustaining growth by building on emerging export opportunities

Rwanda Economic Update: sustaining growth by building on emerging export opportunities

22 Aug 17  News
Sustaining growth by building on emerging export opportunities Rwanda’s economic growth has been slowing down since mid-2016 resulting in a 6 percent growth in 2016 and in 4.2 p...
AGOA: Annual Review of Country Eligibility for Benefits in Calendar Year 2018

AGOA: Annual Review of Country Eligibility for Benefits in Calendar Year 2018

16 Aug 17  News
Federal Register Notice This notice announces the initiation of the annual review of the eligibility of the sub-Saharan African countries to receive the benefits of the African Gr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Aug 17  News
NEPAD’s integration into AU structures and processes: AU issues consultancy request Dr Francis Mangeni: Customized trade remedies in Africa – the case of the COMESA-EAC-SADC T...
Dar calls off Kenya trade row meeting

Dar calls off Kenya trade row meeting

15 Aug 17  News
Tanzanian officials have put off a meeting intended to iron out outstanding trade disputes with Kenya amid concerns Dar es Salaam was maintaining a hardline stance in the spat. Re...
Trade in second-hand clothes: the bigger picture

Trade in second-hand clothes: the bigger picture

10 Aug 17  Publications
In the past few months, trade in second-hand clothes has led to much debate on the African continent. Second-hand clothes are being sent to Africa, either having been donated for c...
Bugesera airport to boost intra-Africa trade – Kagame

Bugesera airport to boost intra-Africa trade – Kagame

10 Aug 17  News
President Paul Kagame has said that the envisioned Bugesera International Airport will not only support Rwanda’s socio-economic transformation but also facilitate economic integr...
Lobbies want trade barriers removed

Lobbies want trade barriers removed

08 Aug 17  News
Kenyan and Tanzanian businesses are calling for the elimination of various non-tariff barriers that slow down trade between the two countries. A consultative meeting held in Dar e...
Kenya exports to Dar drop 34pc as standoff persists

Kenya exports to Dar drop 34pc as standoff persists

07 Aug 17  News
Kenya’s exports to Tanzania have dropped by 34 per cent in the first five months of the year raising concerns over negative impacts of the long-running trade standoff. Exports t...
African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum: preview

African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum: preview

04 Aug 17  News
Transcript from an Africa Regional Media Hub press briefing with Mr. Peter Henry Barlerin, Deputy Assistant Secretary: Bureau of African Affairs, and Ms. Constance A. Hamilton...
National policy on services trade will ensure competitiveness in the sector

National policy on services trade will ensure competitiveness in the sector

31 Jul 17  News
A service is an intangible transaction between the consumer and the provider. It is a vital source of income and employment to our economies and in some countries, over two thirds ...
Kenyan products blocked as Tanzania ignores trade truce

Kenyan products blocked as Tanzania ignores trade truce

27 Jul 17  News
The long-running cross-border trade spat between Kenya and Tanzania has resumed barely four days after the two countries signed a pact removing restrictions that had cost traders b...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jul 17  News
Concluding today, in Addis: AU Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Trans-Regional and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism Next week, in Shanghai: BRICS trad...
What party manifestos say on industrialisation in Kenya

What party manifestos say on industrialisation in Kenya

26 Jul 17  News
The rising wages in Asia, the rebalancing underway in China, and the strong growth in Africa provide a window of opportunity for Kenya to expand its capabilities and global presenc...
EAC to release inaugural Industrial Competitiveness Report 2017

EAC to release inaugural Industrial Competitiveness Report 2017

25 Jul 17  News
The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat has prepared the 1st regional Industrial Competitiveness Report 2017, which will be released to the public in October 2017. The inaugu...
Trade experts fault US over AGOA review

Trade experts fault US over AGOA review

24 Jul 17  News
The American government has been faulted by trade and economic experts for the out-of-cycle review of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) which could see Rwanda and East ...

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