Tag: EU-Africa relations

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Dec 19  News
The African Economic Conference 2019 began today in Sharm el-Sheikh. The theme: Jobs, entrepreneurship and capacity development for African youths. Concept note (pdf): Specificall...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Nov 19  News
Global Ireland: Ireland’s new Strategy for Africa, to 2025 (DFA) To increase the value of two-way trade between Ireland and Africa to at least €5n by 2025 and to pro...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Nov 19  News
Digitising logistics in Africa (Briter Bridges) Progressively more businesses operating in African markets are adopting digital solutions to monitor their supply chain or broaden ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Oct 19  News
Doing Business 2020: Sub-Saharan Africa Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa continued to improve their business climates, with the region’s largest economy, Nigeria, earning a place...
The United Kingdom Supreme Court annuls the suspension of Parliament: What are the implications for Brexit?

The United Kingdom Supreme Court annuls the suspension of Parliament: What are the implications for Brexit?

07 Oct 19  Blog
Brexit has rewritten many of the rules of the game for British politics and constitutional law. It has just added another chapter of major importance to this saga. On 24 September ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Sep 19  News
African Leapfrog Index: Getting Lions to Leapfrog With financial support from the Mastercard Impact Fund, the African Leapfrog Index – which was launched during the World Econom...
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...
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

28 Jun 19  News
Nigeria and the AfCFTA: Statement by H.E. President Buhari on receiving the Report of the Committee to assess Impact and Readiness for the AfCFTA. Extract: “For AfCFTA ...
The 2019 European Parliamentary Election results

The 2019 European Parliamentary Election results

28 Jun 19  Publications
The 2019 European Parliamentary elections were, in many ways, a battle for the hearts and minds of the citizens of the member states. The “values” for which the EU stands, its ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Jun 19  News
Selected trade events now underway: Today in Nairobi: EABC-ITC-TMEA Regional consultative workshop on AfCFTA Tariff Offers and engagement on trade in services Tomorrow, in Johann...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Jun 19  News
Today, in Rome: The Third AU-EU Agriculture Ministerial Conference is held on the theme; Promoting Sustainable Regional Agricultural Value Chains. Downloads: Concep...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jun 19  News
The US-Africa Business Summit 2019 starts today in Maputo. The event, a Corporate Council on Africa flagship conference, will be addressed by a large number of African Heads of Sta...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Jun 19  News
Tanzania’s President Magufuli will assume the chairmanship of SADC in mid-August. Important dates to note: Fourth SADC Industrialization Week (22-26 July, Dar es Salaam); SADC Co...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 May 19  News
African trade events to diarise: Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) 2020 (1-7 September 2020, Kigali) World Export Development Forum 2019 (18-22 November 2019, Addis Ababa)....
How will United Kingdom-African trade be conducted post-Brexit?

How will United Kingdom-African trade be conducted post-Brexit?

13 May 19  Publications
The United Kingdom is in the process of extricating itself from the European Union, a comprehensive and well-functioning common market. As a result, it will be required to re-inven...
The Brexit Saga is far from over

The Brexit Saga is far from over

07 May 19  Blog
Brexit has become a political and constitutional fiasco. It may also have dire consequences for business. Firms must deal with lingering uncertainty and the possibility of forfeiti...
New ACP-EU Partnership: Chief negotiators conclude successful series of regional consultations, culminating with African leaders’ meeting

New ACP-EU Partnership: Chief negotiators conclude successful series of regional consultations, culminating with African leaders’ meeting

07 May 19  News
On 3 May 2019, in Eswatini, Chief negotiators Neven Mimica and Robert Dussey met with African Ministers to discuss the African pillar of the future partnership between the EU and 7...
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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...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Mar 19  News
Trade policy pointers: Cameroon will host an AfCFTA national sensitization, information forum in mid-April 2019: further details, here and here Togo’s AfCFTA forum:&nbs...