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Building capacity to help Africa trade better

Tag: Economic Development

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14 Jul 22  News
Local news Ukraine-Russia conflict provides SA and Angolan Companies with opportunity to collaborate - Chamber President (the dtic) Both the South African and Angolan economies a...
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24 May 22  News
Local news Perfect storm has hit this industry in South Africa – and in turn, consumers (BusinessTech) South Africa is staring down the barrel of yet another huge fuel hike in ...
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16 May 22  News
Local news Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mail & Guardian) The local mining industry is thriving, but infrastructure needs to be improved and changes need to be made for...
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13 May 22  News
Country news All at sea over the Russian crude oil headed to SA, except copper-bottomed Transnet Port Authority (Daily Maverick) A Liberia-flagged tanker carrying crude oil from ...
Economic Growth and the Environment – Is Green Growth Possible?

Economic Growth and the Environment – Is Green Growth Possible?

21 Apr 22  Blog
The idea that we need to decouple economic growth and resource use is promoted by a number of high-level policies, including the European Green Deal and the United Nations Sustaina...
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07 Apr 22  News
Local news Zimbabwe: African Development Bank notes progress on arrears clearance (AfDB) African Development Bank officials and representatives of the Zimbabwe government met on ...
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30 Mar 22  News
Local news ‘Raw material export detrimental to growth’ (The Herald) PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has challenged industrialists to enhance value addition and diversify exports to help ...
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10 Mar 22  News
Local news South Africa News: Current Account Surplus At Record (Bloomberg) South Africa reported its largest current-account surplus on record last year as import demand was sup...
Does the AfCFTA provide for mechanisms to advance socio-economic rights?

Does the AfCFTA provide for mechanisms to advance socio-economic rights?

02 Mar 22  Blog
In its present format the AfCFTA does not provide an adequate anchor for the socio-economic goals that belong in a comprehensive continental trade arrangement which includes a prom...
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16 Aug 21  News
National SA needs to up its export game, if it’s going to grow - economist | Fin24 As SA focuses on localisation strategies, it should make sure protection measures do not hamp...
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15 Jul 21  News
National Updates on looting and protests in South Africa Supply China Latest: Mass Looting Blocks a Key African Trade Gateway (Bloomberg) Widespread social unrest gripping South...
IMF Response to Indebtedness in sub-Saharan Africa: Rays of Hope combating the shadow of COVID-19

IMF Response to Indebtedness in sub-Saharan Africa: Rays of Hope combating the shadow of COVID-19

03 Jul 21  Publications
The state of indebtedness in sub-Saharan African has been extensively detailed in a previous tralac trade brief. That brief showed that the region was already struggling with high ...
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29 Jun 21  News
National 6 in 10 small business owners proactively planning for growth (IOL) As the lockdown regulations, tightened by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday, continue to put pressu...
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10 Jun 21  News
National SA making efforts to improve ease of doing business (SAnews) South African cities are making efforts to improve the ease of doing business, although the pace of reforms ...
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07 Jun 21  News
National Kganyago: Monetary policy entails trade-offs (The Mail & Guardian) Demographically, the reserve bank has come a long way, the governor said. “But transformation is...
Indebtedness in sub-Saharan Africa: The shadow of COVID-19

Indebtedness in sub-Saharan Africa: The shadow of COVID-19

31 May 21  Publications
This trade brief will provide an overview of the state of indebtedness (including both public and private debt) for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This will cover the period of 2015-202...
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16 Apr 21  News
National trade and trade-related news South Africa president calls for ports’ enhanced effectiveness in boosting economy (Xinhua) Enhancing the effectiveness and performance of...
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16 Mar 21  News
Country focus Consumer protection bodies reminded of mandate (SAnews) Trade, Industry and Competition Deputy Minister Nomalungelo Gina has reminded regulators with consumer prote...
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15 Mar 21  News
Country focus Imports pick up as trade recovers in fourth quarter, according to Reserve Bank data (News24) South Africa’s current account balance remained in surplus territory ...
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03 Feb 21  News
Country focus Economic growth to improve this year but will remain constrained (Engineering News) The economic prospects for this year are better than 2020, but the recovery of t...

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