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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Feb 19  News
Negotiating African trade policy: Event reminders Expert meeting on Non-Tariff Barriers (NTB) Reporting, Monitoring and Elimination under the AfCFTA (concluded today in Nairo...
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

25 Jan 19  News
Events listing, Part I Profiled African trade and development events, starting Monday, for your events calendar: TFTA Technical Committee on Legal Affairs (28-29 January, Nairobi...
Signs suggest global economic growth spurt has peaked but will remain steady at 3 percent in 2019-2020

Signs suggest global economic growth spurt has peaked but will remain steady at 3 percent in 2019-2020

22 Jan 19  News
Economic prospects threatened by weakened support for multilateralism, tightening of financial conditions and heightened trade tensions The global economy will continue to grow at...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jan 19  News
Today, in Geneva: Retreat of Ambassadors of Landlocked Developing Countries South African patent lawyer, Ms Esmé du Plessis, has been appointed to serve on the WTO panel to rule ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Jan 19  News
African Economic Outlook 2019: Africa growth prospects remain steady, industry should lead growth (AfDB) Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and GDP growt...
African Economic Outlook 2019: Africa growth prospects remain steady, industry should lead growth

African Economic Outlook 2019: Africa growth prospects remain steady, industry should lead growth

17 Jan 19  News
Five policy actions could raise Africa’s total gains to 4.5 percent of GDP, or $134 billion a year Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and GDP grow...
IMF Executive Board 2018 annual discussions on CEMAC countries’ common policies

IMF Executive Board 2018 annual discussions on CEMAC countries’ common policies

17 Jan 19  News
On December 17, 2018, the International Monetary Fund Executive Board concluded the annual discussions with the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) on Common Po...
tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

18 Dec 18  News
Today in Vienna: The High-Level Forum Africa-Europe President Kagame and Chancellor Kurz decided to call for a High-Level Forum to provide a space for European and African leaders...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Dec 18  News
Today’s event listings: Underway, in Cairo: African Civil Aviation Commission and preparatory technical committees (17-20 December), under the framework of the COMESA airspace i...
Looking ahead to chart today’s course: The future of work in sub-Saharan Africa

Looking ahead to chart today’s course: The future of work in sub-Saharan Africa

17 Dec 18  News
Opening Remarks by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, at The Future of Work in sub-Saharan Africa conference in Accra, Ghana Your excell...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Dec 18  News
2018 African Economic Conference: outcomes Economic integration is seen as a game-changer for achieving inclusive sustainable development. Read more in the Overview of Conference ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Dec 18  News
Getting to 22: Namibia, South Africa ratify the AfCFTA @AmbMuchanga: More great news on AfCFTA ratification! The National Assembly of Namibia has approved the ratification of ...
IMF Executive Board 2018 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia

IMF Executive Board 2018 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia

06 Dec 18  News
Ethiopia has built on its strong track record of development over more than a decade. Growth slowed in 2017/18, but remained high while the current account deficit continued to na...
South Africa: The recession ends as GDP climbs by 2,2%

South Africa: The recession ends as GDP climbs by 2,2%

05 Dec 18  News
The South African economy grew by 2,2% quarter-on-quarter (seasonally adjusted and annualised) in the third quarter of 2018, bringing to an end the country’s second recession sin...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Dec 18  News
Some keynote, Q1 2019, African trade policy discussions to diarise: Trade Policy Review for the East African Community (20, 22 March 2019, Geneva). This will be the only Afric...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Nov 18  News
African trade and infrastructure events starting today: PIDA Week 2018, in Victoria Falls. Nepad CEO, Ibrahim Assane Mayaki: “As regional integration arrangements deepen and...
Zimbabwe 2019 National Budget presented to Parliament

Zimbabwe 2019 National Budget presented to Parliament

26 Nov 18  News
“Austerity for Prosperity” 2019 Budget Speech presented to Parliament by Hon. Mthuli Ncube, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, on 22 November 2018 I feel honoured ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Nov 18  News
WTO updates: (i) G20 economies: WTO report shows sharp rise in trade-restrictive measures A total of 40 new trade-restrictive measures were applied by G20 economies during the re...
New EIB study on banking in Africa: delivering on financial inclusion, supporting financial stability

New EIB study on banking in Africa: delivering on financial inclusion, supporting financial stability

22 Nov 18  News
During its Africa Day 2018 in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the European Investment Bank released today its new study, ‘Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial...

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