Tag: Economic Partnership Agreements

The SACUM-UK EPA and TRQs

The SACUM-UK EPA and TRQs

21 Jun 21  Blog
Great Britain has left the European Union’s (EU) single market and customs union. This has meant that the preferential agreement between the EU and the Southern Africa Developmen...
Update on the Preferential Tariff Rate Quota Utilisation under the EU-SADC EPA

Update on the Preferential Tariff Rate Quota Utilisation under the EU-SADC EPA

18 Jun 21  Blog
EU-SADC EPA a boost from the TDCA for South Africa The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union (EU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) E...
Cameroon signs an Interim Economic Partnership Agreement with the United Kingdom

Cameroon signs an Interim Economic Partnership Agreement with the United Kingdom

15 Apr 21  Blog
On the 9 March 2021 in London, the High Commissioner of Cameroon to the United Kingdom (UK) His Excellency Albert Fotabong Njoteh and the UK International Trade Minister Ranil Jaya...
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08 Mar 21  News
Country focus Angola: IMF Hails Angola's Economic Reforms Amid Covid-19 (All Africa) Despite the effects of Covid-19 on all economies in the world, the Angolan government had alr...
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04 Mar 21  News
Country focus  South Africa urged to play to strengths as its plots role in lithium-ion battery value chain (Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly) A newly released study of the p...
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01 Mar 21  News
Country focus  South Africa seeks to lift infrastructure investment with change to pension fund rules (Engineering News) South Africa's National Treasury is proposing changi...
Preferential trade with Mauritius: market access for the UK, China, and state parties of the AfCFTA

Preferential trade with Mauritius: market access for the UK, China, and state parties of the AfCFTA

10 Feb 21  Blog
As of 1 January 2021, the Mauritian tariff book has three additional columns for preferential market access to the Mauritian market. These tariffs are for imports from the United K...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...