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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Mar 17  News
Today, at the WTO: MIKTA Trade and Investment Workshop Starting today, in Accra: AU Protocol on Free Movement of Persons in Africa: meeting of Member States Legal Experts (20...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Mar 17  News
The AERC Senior Policy Seminar XIX, on the theme of Industrialization in Africa (pdf), ends today in Abidjan. Today’s sessions cover regional industrialisation in Africa, financi...
Leveling the playing field: A new atlas transforms access to legal data in Africa

Leveling the playing field: A new atlas transforms access to legal data in Africa

13 Mar 17  News
A comprehensive legal framework is crucial for the proper governance of Africa’s mining sector. However, access to and knowledge of the evolving legislation of many African count...
Policy options for Nigeria’s recovery, growth

Policy options for Nigeria’s recovery, growth

13 Mar 17  News
Nigeria’s economy thought leaders bared the hard facts to rescue the economy from recession. Below are the key contents of their presentations at the Vanguard Economic Discourse,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Mar 17  News
Multimedia: Rwanda’s Paul Kagame – ‘All Africans want integration’ (Wall Street Journal) State of Women’s Right in Africa (AU) In Africa, women continue to be denied fu...
South Africa: Economy shrinks in the fourth quarter of 2016

South Africa: Economy shrinks in the fourth quarter of 2016

07 Mar 17  News
A fall in mining and manufacturing production in the final quarter of 2016 pulled South African economic growth into negative territory, according to preliminary figures of gross d...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Feb 17  News
CFTA negotiations update, @CK_Knebel: H.E. Acyl @AUTradeIndustry opens CFTA workshop on tariff modalities & thanks @UNCTAD for support & highlights proposed joint work on N...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Feb 17  News
Diarise: Trade Out of Poverty‏ @APPG_TOP: Next month, we’re partnering with @DFID_UK to host a high level roundtable on “Africa & the TFA: from ratification to...
Is Trump’s plan to repeal conflict minerals rule a gift for Rwanda?

Is Trump’s plan to repeal conflict minerals rule a gift for Rwanda?

20 Feb 17  News
Rwanda is counting on US President Donald Trump coming good on his intention to suspend a law that bars companies from handling conflict minerals to save the country more than $4...
Madagascar: the trade policy and performance profile

Madagascar: the trade policy and performance profile

16 Feb 17  Publications
This paper examines the trade profile and performance of Madagascar, focusing on the period since 2001. According to the World Trade Organization (WTO, 2015), Madagascar is slowly ...
ICGLR Declaration on Section 1502 of the US Dodd Frank Act

ICGLR Declaration on Section 1502 of the US Dodd Frank Act

15 Feb 17  News
The Conference Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) has been following the debate on Section 1502 of the Dodd Frank Act with greatest atten...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Feb 17  News
From tralac’s roundtable, yesterday, on global, African, and South African trade and trade-related developments: the background paper, by Taku Fundira CFTA negotiations update: ...
Tackling illicit financial flows – can Africa rise to the challenge?

Tackling illicit financial flows – can Africa rise to the challenge?

08 Feb 17  News
At this year’s Africa Mining Vision day, some of Africa’s most influential mining industry leaders and government counterparts debated strategies to counter Illicit Financial F...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Feb 17  News
Today in Cape Town: tralac is hosting a regional roundtable to consider global, African, and South African trade and trade-related developments of the past year and prospects for 2...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Feb 17  News
Today in Gaborone: Botswana’s Budget 2017/18 President Paul Kagame: address on AU reform issues at Heads of State and Government retreat (GoR) The previous landmark studies of ...
Linking local business with mega-projects in Mozambique

Linking local business with mega-projects in Mozambique

02 Feb 17  News
The Infra-Gas Projects 2017 summit highlighted the need to intensify interactions between multinationals and local operators. It has become trite to say that Mozambique is emergin...
Trade and the environment

Trade and the environment

04 Jan 17  Themes
Trade is inextricably linked to the threat of climate change, one of the most urgent issues facing sustainable development. While growth in trade-related activities can contribute ...
A review of the UNCTAD report on trade misinvoicing, with a focus on South Africa’s gold export

A review of the UNCTAD report on trade misinvoicing, with a focus on South Africa’s gold export

14 Dec 16  News
In July 2016, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) published a report titled “Trade Mis-invoicing in Primary Commodities in Developing Countries: The c...
Fourth Trade Policy Review of Zambia: Minutes of the meeting

Fourth Trade Policy Review of Zambia: Minutes of the meeting

24 Aug 16  News
The fourth Trade Policy Review of Zambia was held on 21 and 23 June 2016. The review shed light on areas requiring the Government’s attention, and possibly further reforms to hel...
Zambia can beat the economic slowdown by making every kwacha count

Zambia can beat the economic slowdown by making every kwacha count

22 Jun 16  News
Zambia is facing tough conditions for growth. Despite the current slowdown, investment in mineral and non-mineral sectors in the country remains attractive. This is according to th...

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