Tag: EAC

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Mar 19  News
Diarise: SWIFT’s African Regional Conference (18-20 June, Accra) on the theme Enabling the Digital Economy South Africa’s February 2019 trade balance will be released tomorrow...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Mar 19  News
Diarise: Gender considerations in trade agreements (28 March, Geneva). The workshop is organized by Iceland, Botswana and UNCTAD in cooperation with the WTO. It will explore the ro...
Trade Policy Review: East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda)

Trade Policy Review: East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda)

21 Mar 19  News
The third joint Trade Policy Review of the East African Community (EAC) takes place on 20 and 22 March, 2019 to provide clarification from the EAC members on its trade policies and...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Mar 19  News
The joint trade policy review of EAC member countries began today at the WTO: download reports prepared by the EAC and WTO secretariats, advance questions The World Travel and Tou...
Workshop on current and emerging trade issues for Kenya – Nairobi, 20 March 2019

Workshop on current and emerging trade issues for Kenya – Nairobi, 20 March 2019

20 Mar 19  Event
While in Nairobi for the 2019 Annual Conference, tralac and the Export Promotion Council co-hosted a workshop on 20 March 2019 in Nairobi on current and emerging trade issues for K...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Mar 19  News
The GTR AFRICA 2019 conference starts today in Cape Town. Twitter updates: #GTRAFRICA The WTO’s 2019 Public Forum theme has been announced: Trading forward – adapting to a cha...
5th EPRN Rwanda Annual Research Conference: The AfCFTA – Challenges and Opportunities

5th EPRN Rwanda Annual Research Conference: The AfCFTA – Challenges and Opportunities

14 Mar 19  News
Quality research needed to help implement the AfCFTA With a few more ratifications needed for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to become effective, scholars meetin...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 19  News
AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources: final declaration of STC meeting (11-12 January, Kigali) on the theme The entry into force of the agreement establishing the ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Mar 19  News
Featured tweet, @CelestinMonga: Sierra Leone ($500 income per capita) imports onions from the Netherlands, 7,000 kilometers away. Why? It takes more than one month to import fresh,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Feb 19  News
The continued relevance of S&DT in favour of Developing Members to promote development and ensure inclusiveness: a communication from China, India, South Africa and Venezuela c...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Feb 19  News
32nd Ordinary Session of the African Union: opening address by President Kagame The future of the global economy is digital. At this Summit, we will consider guidelines for a comm...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Feb 19  News
Featured African trade policy tweet, from @DavidLukeTrade: This is very significant and underscores momentum behind AfCFTA. Ethiopia has always been wary of trade agreements, not i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Feb 19  News
20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué Highlights: The Summit received a progress report on the Review of the East African De...
20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué

20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué

01 Feb 19  News
Enhancing the Economic, Social and Political Integration of the EAC The East African Community Heads of State, their Excellencies President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of the Repub...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jan 19  News
Agenda items for tomorrow’s EAC Heads of State Summit in Arusha: The presidents are expected to tackle key issue amongst member states, with priority given to resolution of lon...
EAC leaders to meet in Tanzania on Friday

EAC leaders to meet in Tanzania on Friday

31 Jan 19  News
20th Ordinary Summit of EAC Heads of States scheduled for 1 February 2019 in Arusha Rwanda has confirmed that President Paul Kagame will attend the East African Communit...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Jan 19  News
Featured commentary, Célestin Monga (Project Syndicate): Reaping the benefits of African economic integration East Africa’s private sector seeks larger role in resolving EAC ch...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jan 19  News
Events listing, Part II Profiled trade and development event listings: events happening outside of Africa ITC and Commonwealth Secretariat: Women in the digital economy and inter...
EPA: Test of unity as Kenya breaks away

EPA: Test of unity as Kenya breaks away

28 Jan 19  News
Kenya hopes to marshal support for its ambitious plan to trade with Europe during the East African Community (EAC) Heads of State Summit scheduled for February 1, in Arusha, after ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection, with an Ethiopian special focus

tralac’s Daily News Selection, with an Ethiopian special focus

21 Jan 19  News
AfCFTA could be in force by mid-year: STC of the Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources The Rwandan Department of Trade and Industry last week held the 2nd Ordinary Se...