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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Aug 19  News
The Ministerial Session of the 2019 AGOA Forum began to today in Abidjan: selected updates The theme of this year’s Forum is AGOA and the Future: Developing a new trade para...
Tanzania: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Tanzania: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

25 Jul 19  Infographics
Tanzania’s trade composition with Africa is relatively concentrated in a few products in terms of exports while relatively diversified when it comes to imports. In 2017, intra-Af...
The Development of REC Community Law: The EAC Court of Justice makes an important Contribution

The Development of REC Community Law: The EAC Court of Justice makes an important Contribution

12 Jul 19  Publications
When the internal legal order of a particular regional integration arrangement is described as being based on “Community Law”, it typically means an advanced level of integrati...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Jul 19  News
Today’s featured commentary, David Pilling (Financial Times Africa Editor): Are tech companies Africa’s new colonialists? Ghana appears to have won the bid to host the AfCFTA ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jun 19  News
Diarise: UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report will be released next Wednesday (26 June) on the theme Made in Africa: rules of origin for enhanced intra-African trade N...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Jun 19  News
The AfDB’s 2019 Annual Meetings opened today in Malabo on the theme Regional Integration for Africa’s Economic Prosperity. AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina said the bank had inv...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Jun 19  News
Selected resources, previews of this weekend’s G20 Trade Ministerial in Japan: The IMF’s G20 Surveillance Note, other IMF G20 resources; Asia Times: G20 finance ministers lan...
Conclusion of the Bilateral Tariff Negotiations between SACU and the EAC

Conclusion of the Bilateral Tariff Negotiations between SACU and the EAC

07 Jun 19  News
Press release The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), which was launched on 10th June 2015, aims to establish a single market for 27 African countries with a co...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 May 19  News
The AU, CoDA multi-stakeholder dialogue on implementing the AfCFTA concludes today in Addis Ababa. For insights on debates: @AUTradeIndustry,  #coda4afcfta,  #auccoda (i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 May 19  News
African trade events to diarise: Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) 2020 (1-7 September 2020, Kigali) World Export Development Forum 2019 (18-22 November 2019, Addis Ababa)....
East African Private sector discusses their contribution to the AfCFTA

East African Private sector discusses their contribution to the AfCFTA

10 May 19  News
EABC charts out ways to leverage on the AfCFTA The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) isn’t simply a ‘Free Trade Agreement’; it’s about establishing a unified co...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 May 19  News
Diarise: Horn of Africa AfCFTA Regional Trade Forum (23-24 May, Addis Ababa) Extract from the concept note: While engagement with the private sector is a theme that cuts acro...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Apr 19  News
DITE for Africa: Introducing the AU’s Digital Identity, Digital Trade and Digital Economy initiative. Download the concept note AfCFTA updates: This week in Arusha, Tanzani...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Apr 19  News
On hosting the AfCFTA Secretariat: Eswatini walking tightrope to become Africa’s trade hub (Yenisfak) At a breakfast meeting with the local business community, prime minister Am...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Apr 19  News
The 8th Annual Borderless 2019 Conference starts tomorrow in Accra. The theme: Trade facilitation intra-regional in West Africa – new trends Inclusive trade in Africa: The Afric...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Apr 19  News
AfCFTA update: The Gambia, today, deposited its instruments of ratification for the AfCFTA with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, becoming the 20th country to do so....
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...
Fresh push for states to ratify the Tripartite FTA as deadline draws near

Fresh push for states to ratify the Tripartite FTA as deadline draws near

05 Apr 19  News
The deadline set by the Tripartite Council of Ministers for member States of three regional economic blocs to sign and ratify the tripartite free trade area lapses this month....
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Apr 19  News
A suite of REC-related policy updates: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa An extra-ordinary meeting of the COMESA Council of Ministers will be held on Friday, in L...
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...

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