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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Feb 19  News
20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué Highlights: The Summit received a progress report on the Review of the East African De...
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

31 Jan 19  News
Agenda items for tomorrow’s EAC Heads of State Summit in Arusha: The presidents are expected to tackle key issue amongst member states, with priority given to resolution of lon...
World Bank, BMZ announce enhanced collaboration on Africa development projects

World Bank, BMZ announce enhanced collaboration on Africa development projects

31 Jan 19  News
World Bank Group and German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) launch joint efforts in six countries The World Bank Group and German Federal Ministry ...
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 ...
EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

28 Jan 19  News
Europe and Africa are each other’s closest neighbours. What happens in Africa matters in Europe, and vice versa. As equal partners with mutual interests, the two sides are worki...
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...
Brexit after the Prime Minister’s Defeat

Brexit after the Prime Minister’s Defeat

18 Jan 19  Blog
After a devastating defeat for Theresa May, the Brexit clock keeps ticking. On Tuesday 15 January, the House of Commons rejected her Bill on the Withdrawal Agreement with the Europ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Jan 19  News
Featured tweets: @KendalHembroff: G20 Trade and Investment Working Group meeting [15-16 January] to discuss challenges facing international trading system and need for WTO reform ...
Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Nigeria

Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Nigeria

21 Dec 18  Publications
With the UK’s relationship with the EU likely to soon change fundamentally, new initiatives are called for in order to strengthen the UK’s trading relationships with its Africa...
Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Kenya

Simulating UK-Africa Trade Liberalisation: Kenya

21 Dec 18  Publications
With the United Kingdom set to exit the European Union (EU) in the near future, current news is focusing on the future UK-EU trade relationship. For the UK’s global trade partner...
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...
Cooperation with Africa on an equal footing: Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at High-Level Forum Africa-Europe

Cooperation with Africa on an equal footing: Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at High-Level Forum Africa-Europe

18 Dec 18  News
“We now have to change the way we look at Africa. We must not think exclusively of poverty, the threat of migration and a lack of respect for human rights. What is required now a...
EU and ACP countries conclude first round of negotiations to modernise their relations

EU and ACP countries conclude first round of negotiations to modernise their relations

18 Dec 18  News
The two chief negotiators met on Friday, 14 December 2018 in Brussels to take stock of the progress achieved and discuss next steps. The first series of talks between the EU and 7...
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...
What is a Customs Union like SACU about?

What is a Customs Union like SACU about?

14 Dec 18  Blog
From a legal and technical point of view the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is a Customs Union (CU) and an international organization with legal personality. Since a CU is a...
The Brexit that refuses to arrive

The Brexit that refuses to arrive

13 Dec 18  Publications
On Wednesday, 12 December (107 days before Brexit happens), a deeply divided Conservative Party voted, under a special procedure allowing a leadership challenge by secret ballot, t...
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 ...
Linking policies on development and trade

Linking policies on development and trade

07 Dec 18  News
Germany’s Federal Government has announced a Development Investment Fund. The new scheme can become an important milestone for realigning cooperation with Africa – towards dove...

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