Tag: Extractive industries

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Aug 17  News
Profiled trade and integration events: (i) Today, in Maputo: South Africa-Mozambique Bi-national Commission. The South African government’s proposal to lead regional efforts to ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Aug 17  News
Today’s trade policy tweets: (i) Nigeria’s chief trade negotiator, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe,‏ @ChieduOsakwe1: Tough negotiations at the CFTA, but the gains when concluded wi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Aug 17  News
Starting today, in Maputo: Mozambique hosts Tokyo International Conference on African development The meeting, which is taking place for the first time in Mozambique, has already ...
Chamber of Mines releases final independent report on trade misinvoicing

Chamber of Mines releases final independent report on trade misinvoicing

23 Aug 17  News
Calls on UNCTAD to withdraw its report and acknowledge its shortcomings The Chamber of Mines is pleased to release the third and final report in a series commissioned to examine t...
Is the world integrating or disintegrating?

Is the world integrating or disintegrating?

17 Aug 17  News
The Sixty-Fourth Session of the UNCTAD Trade and Development Board will be held from 11 to 22 September 2017 in Geneva. A high-level dialogue will provide an opportunity to as...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Aug 17  News
Today, by video conference: 3rd meeting of the CFTA TWGs, dedicated session on Annex A – Trade in Goods tralac Discussion: The final Trade Remedy arrangement of the Tripartite F...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Botswana

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Botswana

10 Aug 17  News
On July 28, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Botswana, and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal ...
Kenya exports to Dar drop 34pc as standoff persists

Kenya exports to Dar drop 34pc as standoff persists

07 Aug 17  News
Kenya’s exports to Tanzania have dropped by 34 per cent in the first five months of the year raising concerns over negative impacts of the long-running trade standoff. Exports t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Aug 17  News
Dangote Cement achieves massive revenue increase across Nigeria, other African countries (Premium Times) Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unau...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jul 17  News
Uganda Bureau of Statistics: Imports exports by region and country of origin, 2011 – 2016 South Africa: June 2017 trade surplus (SARS) The R10.67bn trade balance surplus for Ju...
‘A two-speed economy’: Mozambique Economic Update

‘A two-speed economy’: Mozambique Economic Update

31 Jul 17  News
Mozambique is increasingly “A two-speed economy” as extractives and mega projects drive recent growth whilst other sectors lag behind, according to the third edition of the Wor...
Tanzania exporters protest Kenya’s gas ban

Tanzania exporters protest Kenya’s gas ban

24 Jul 17  News
Tanzanian gas exporters have termed Kenya’s ban on imports as protectionism, as its oil marketing firms lose their share of the market. They say the move is against fair competi...
Clean energy transition will increase demand for minerals, says new World Bank report

Clean energy transition will increase demand for minerals, says new World Bank report

21 Jul 17  News
A new report released by the World Bank highlights the potential impacts that the expected continuing boom in low-carbon energy technologies will have on demand for many minerals a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jul 17  News
Featured tweet, @AUTradeIndustry: The 9th Meeting of the CFTA Continental Task Force commenced to review Technical Documents for the 3rd CFTA Technical Working Groups Featured new...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Jul 17  News
Reminder: Today’s out-of-cycle hearing on AGOA eligibility for Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania Commentary by Fredrick Kamusiime: The Review of AGOA Eligibility Status fo...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Uganda

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Uganda

13 Jul 17  News
On July 7, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2017 Article IV consultation with Uganda and completed the eighth review of Uganda...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Jul 17  News
Starting tomorrow, in Dar es Salaam: SADC DFI Network bi-annual meetings Presentations, documents: UNCTAD’s Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Protection Law and Pol...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Jul 17  News
Ban on Dar’s products in Nairobi sparks trade, diplomatic dispute (The EastAfrican) Presidents John Magufuli and Uhuru Kenyatta have stepped in to stem an escalating trade war t...
Ban on Dar’s products in Nairobi sparks trade, diplomatic dispute

Ban on Dar’s products in Nairobi sparks trade, diplomatic dispute

04 Jul 17  News
Presidents John Magufuli and Uhuru Kenyatta have stepped in to stem an escalating trade war that has seen Tanzania and Kenya exchange import bans on several commodities. The EastA...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Jun 17  News
Boosting trade and investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Wilton Park roundtable, 28-30 June. The purpose of this roundtable is to identify and develop channels that facilitate greater ...