Tag: Economic Partnership Agreements

SACUM-UK EPA and SA-US Trade Relations, including AGOA

SACUM-UK EPA and SA-US Trade Relations, including AGOA

28 Oct 20  News
Presentation by Ambassador Xavier Carim, Deputy Director General, Trade Policy, Negotiations and Cooperation Branch at the dtic, to the Select Committee on Trade and Industry, Econ...
Africa’s Trade with the EU and the UK post Brexit

Africa’s Trade with the EU and the UK post Brexit

05 Oct 20  Blog
Until the United Kingdom (UK) finally exits from the European Union (EU) single market at the end of this year, most African exports to the UK enjoy preferential access in terms of...
The UK-SACUM Economic Partnership Agreement

The UK-SACUM Economic Partnership Agreement

05 Oct 20  Blog
Until 31 December 2020, goods exported from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) member states and from Mozambique to the United Kingdom (UK) will be covered by the SADC-EU Ec...
6th Meeting of the EU-SADC EPA Trade and Development Committee: Joint Communiqué

6th Meeting of the EU-SADC EPA Trade and Development Committee: Joint Communiqué

21 Feb 20  News
Senior officials from six countries (Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa) of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the European Union ...
Angela Merkel’s state visit to South Africa: its significance amid the current Germany-South Africa trade relationship

Angela Merkel’s state visit to South Africa: its significance amid the current Germany-South Africa trade relationship

12 Feb 20  Blog
On Thursday 6 February 2020, German Chancellor Angela Merkel landed in South Africa as part of a brief visit to Southern Africa, which also includes a visit to Angola. This is her ...
Brexit: The Milestone of 31 January 2020 and the Challenges ahead

Brexit: The Milestone of 31 January 2020 and the Challenges ahead

12 Feb 20  Blog
On 1 January 1973, Prime Minister Edward Heath signed the EEC Treaty of Accession in terms of which the UK joined the EU. The same two parties have now finalized the formalities to...
A No-Deal Brexit is on the Cards. What are the Implications for Trade with the UK?

A No-Deal Brexit is on the Cards. What are the Implications for Trade with the UK?

30 Aug 19  Publications
Boris Johnson became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) on 24 July 2019 and changed the narrative on Brexit. He wants to renegotiate the withdrawal deal agreed by his predec...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jul 19  News
Diarise: The 7th Annual East Africa International Arbitration Conference 2019 takes place on 29-30 August in Nairobi Featured African trade policy tweets: @AfricaMediaHu...
The first Dispute under the SADC EPA has been declared

The first Dispute under the SADC EPA has been declared

12 Jul 19  Publications
When the SADC EU Economic Partnership Agreement (SADC EPA) between the European Union (EU) and the Member States of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and Mozambique was con...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Mar 19  News
Tunisia has formally ratified its membership of COMESA – becoming its 20th member Diarise: Transforming Mauritius – policies to foster industrialisation and development. The w...
SACU, Mozambique make progress on impending Brexit

SACU, Mozambique make progress on impending Brexit

14 Mar 19  News
Substantial progress has made to conclude a Roll-Over Economic Partnership Agreement between SACU, Mozambique and the UK. The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says pr...
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...
EU, SADC hold their first Joint Council meeting under the Economic Partnership Agreement

EU, SADC hold their first Joint Council meeting under the Economic Partnership Agreement

20 Feb 19  News
The first meeting of the Joint Council under the Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) took place in Cape ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Feb 19  News
Economic Partnership Agreement between the Eastern Southern Africa (ESA) States and the UK: documentation downloads Explanatory memorandum Parliamentary report Treaty text Afri...
ESA-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Continuing the UK’s trade relationship with the Eastern and Southern African region

ESA-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA): Continuing the UK’s trade relationship with the Eastern and Southern African region

07 Feb 19  News
The United Kingdom has committed to continue its current trade arrangements with the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) States if it leaves the European Union without a deal on 29 M...
UK signs Eastern and Southern Africa trade continuity agreement

UK signs Eastern and Southern Africa trade continuity agreement

01 Feb 19  News
Trade Policy Minister George Hollingbery signed the trade continuity agreement in London with a number of representative governments. A continuity agreement will see British busin...
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 ...
Africa trade and technology

Africa trade and technology

15 Jan 19  News
Introduction It is perceived that economic nationalism has slowed the meteoric rise of global trade. Since the Uruguay Round created the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995, tr...
Southern African Customs Union (SACU)’s trade and tariff profile

Southern African Customs Union (SACU)’s trade and tariff profile

14 Dec 18  Blog
The members of SACU are Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Namibia and South Africa. SACU’s objectives include to, inter alia, facilitate cross-border movement of goods between me...