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Infrastructure Commission to fast-track projects valued at R340bn

Infrastructure Commission to fast-track projects valued at R340bn

31 Jul 20  News
Government will in the coming months expedite the implementation of at least 50 infrastructure projects with a total investment value of more than R340 billion.  The fast-tra...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jul 20  News
David Luke: Why trade matters for African development (LSE Africa) The central role of trade in development requires that trade policies, trade agreements and concessional arrange...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Jun 20  News
The 2nd G20 Trade and Investment Working Group meeting concludes today South Africa’s May merchandise trade data will be posted tomorrow Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Sahar...
Sub-Saharan Africa: A Cautious Reopening

Sub-Saharan Africa: A Cautious Reopening

29 Jun 20  News
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to represent an unprecedented health and economic crisis, with costs that will be felt most keenly by the poorest segments of the world’s populati...
Breaking ground for economic growth

Breaking ground for economic growth

23 Jun 20  News
Going beyond talking to breaking ground, President Cyril Ramaphosa has spelt out how government will foster infrastructure development, while creating much-needed jobs to boost the...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

11 Jun 20  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa, as the AU Chairperson, convened a virtual meeting of the African Union Bureau and RECS today to discuss, inter alia, the Africa COVID-19 pandemic strateg...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

10 Jun 20  News
Today is World Anti-Counterfeiting Day: selected updates Kenya’s National Baseline Survey Report: Kenya loses over Ksh 100B in revenue to illicit trade (KBC) Kenya’s Ant...
COVID-19 to plunge global economy into worst recession since World War II

COVID-19 to plunge global economy into worst recession since World War II

09 Jun 20  News
The global economic outlook during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A changed world The swift and massive shock of the coronavirus pandemic and shutdown measures to contain it have plunged ...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

09 Jun 20  News
Diarise, Thursday (11 June): Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda are expected to table their respective 2020/2021 national budgets. Industrialists are lobbying, through the EABC, f...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

05 Jun 20  News
Buhari nominates Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria’s candidate for WTO’s DG election (Premium Times) Nigeria has nominated a former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as its can...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

19 May 20  News
How much will poverty rise in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2020? (World Bank) The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is expected to drastically slow 2020 GDP per capita growth in Sub-Saharan A...
Statement by SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter at a Media Briefing

Statement by SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter at a Media Briefing

05 May 20  News
Extracts from a media briefing held on Tuesday, 5 May 2020 Good afternoon and welcome to our media briefing. So much has changed during the past 2.5 months to bring to a culminat...
How countries can expand access to digital financial services

How countries can expand access to digital financial services

04 May 20  News
A new World Bank report provides valuable insights for policymakers and for financial sector players seeking to expedite financial inclusion and development of digital financial se...
COVID-19 is a matter of life and debt, global deal needed

COVID-19 is a matter of life and debt, global deal needed

24 Apr 20  News
The coronavirus pandemic hits developing countries at a time when they have already been struggling with unsustainable debt burdens for many years, as well as with rising health ne...
President Cyril Ramaphosa: South Africa’s response to Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

President Cyril Ramaphosa: South Africa’s response to Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

23 Apr 20  News
My Fellow South Africans, It has been exactly seven weeks since the first case of the coronavirus was confirmed in our country.  Since then, all our lives have changed in fu...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

23 Apr 20  News
Diarise: UNCTAD’s eWeek (27 April - 1 May) The programme features two high-level dialogues, one donor roundtable; and a set of webinars to explore how the COVID-19 pandemic is i...
World Bank predicts sharpest decline of remittances in recent history

World Bank predicts sharpest decline of remittances in recent history

23 Apr 20  News
Global remittances are projected to decline sharply by about 20 percent in 2020 due to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown. The projected fall, which...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

20 Apr 20  News
The G20’s action on debt is an important first step; now for the hard part (The Africa Report) A commentary by Brahima Sangafowa Coulibaly, Donald Kaberuka, Louise Mushikiwabo, ...
Decisive action in an unprecedented crisis

Decisive action in an unprecedented crisis

18 Apr 20  News
The world is experiencing unprecedented challenges from COVID-19 – the coronavirus pandemic – that could erase development gains for many countries. The pandemic has profoundly...
Transcript of Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Economic Outlook Press Briefing, April 2020

Transcript of Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Economic Outlook Press Briefing, April 2020

16 Apr 20  News
Extracts from the press briefing held on 15 April 2020 at the IMF-World Bank Virtual Spring 2020 Meetings, with Mr. Abebe Aemro Selassie, Director of the IMF’s African Depar...

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