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Tag: Extractive industries

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 ...
Export controls and competitiveness in African mining and minerals processing industries

Export controls and competitiveness in African mining and minerals processing industries

29 Jun 17  News
The minerals and metal sector in Africa is heavily affected by export control measures of raw materials. Export control measures are amongst the tools which governments employ with...
Sixty-six countries struggling with governance of oil, gas and mining sectors

Sixty-six countries struggling with governance of oil, gas and mining sectors

29 Jun 17  News
New index shows promise in some developing countries, but raises alarms over sovereign wealth funds and citizens’ freedom to hold governments to account The majority of governme...
Shifting Ghana’s competitiveness into a higher gear: Ghana economic update 2017

Shifting Ghana’s competitiveness into a higher gear: Ghana economic update 2017

28 Jun 17  News
This edition of the Ghana Economic Update is the second edition of the annual series on Ghana’s economic prospects. Every issue includes both a broad overview of the country’s ...
Fiscal consolidation to accelerate growth and support inclusive development: Ghana Public Expenditure Review

Fiscal consolidation to accelerate growth and support inclusive development: Ghana Public Expenditure Review

27 Jun 17  News
Ghana has experienced an extended period of robust growth since the early 2000s, supported by a favorable external environment and large investment inflows, particularly in the ext...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jun 17  News
A reminder that the SACU Summit takes place today in Swaziland. tralac’s Weekly Newsletter is posted. Talkmore Chidede examines investment policy reforms in Africa: How can they...
Third Trade Policy Review of Mozambique: Minutes of the Meeting

Third Trade Policy Review of Mozambique: Minutes of the Meeting

20 Jun 17  News
The third Trade Policy Review of Mozambique was held on 3 and 5 May 2017, allowing Members to have a better understanding of Mozambique’s trade and investment policies as well as...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Jun 17  News
CFTA negotiations: The 3rd Meeting of the African Ministers of Trade began today in Niamey, Niger. It concludes tomorrow. Featured visualisation: Market potential of West African ...
Trade Policy Review: Nigeria

Trade Policy Review: Nigeria

13 Jun 17  News
The fifth review of the trade policies and practices of Nigeria takes place on 13 and 15 June 2017. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Jun 17  News
Featured tweet, @AfricaSweMFA: 26 countries represented at the Nordic-African FM meeting in Nigeria [this weekend]. Great discussions on peace and security, trade and gender equali...

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