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The impact of COVID-19 on African Oil Sector: A special report by AFREC on the implications on African Countries

The impact of COVID-19 on African Oil Sector: A special report by AFREC on the implications on African Countries

01 Jun 20  News
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is bringing unprecedented changes to the world. Its impact and the necessary response of governments will mean that the next one to two years at least w...
Africa’s Production and Trade: Agriculture and minerals

Africa’s Production and Trade: Agriculture and minerals

13 Mar 20  Publications
Africa as a continent has extensive potential, not only to feed itself and alleviate hunger and food insecurity, but also to be an important exporter to global food markets. Agricu...
Mining Indaba 2020: Vague Promises leave South Africa’s Mining Industry Insecure

Mining Indaba 2020: Vague Promises leave South Africa’s Mining Industry Insecure

12 Feb 20  Blog
An article published online by the conference organisers sums up the limitations of events like the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba (‘the mining indaba’) held in Cape Town fr...
South African Mining and the African Continental Free Trade Agreement: South Africa’s exports of Mining Equipment, Technology and Services

South African Mining and the African Continental Free Trade Agreement: South Africa’s exports of Mining Equipment, Technology and Services

18 Jan 20  Publications
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) was signed by 44 AU member states in 2018 and came into force in May 2019 after being ratified by 22 member states – the req...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Nov 19  News
Trade and development events to diarise: Africa Forum on Mining (13 November, Accra). The forum will launch a regional platform, where African countries, regional organizatio...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Nov 19  News
2019 Visa Openness Index Report (AfDB, AU) For the first time, African travellers have liberal access to over half the continent, the 2019 Africa Visa Openness Index pub...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Oct 19  News
Commonwealth trade ministerial: Reform WTO and resist protectionism Following a meeting in London, ministers from the 53 Commonwealth member countries declared their collective su...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Aug 19  News
Today’s featured tweets, by Lily Sommer, are on the @ATPC2 and @afreximbank coordination meeting on informal cross border trade: A single harmonised continental framework for co...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Jul 19  News
The future of work in Africa: Harnessing the potential of digital technologies for all (World Bank) This companion report to the World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Jul 19  News
Diarise: 4th Africa Fintech Summit (21 November, Addis Ababa) Digging beneath the surface: an exploration of the net benefits of mining in Southern Africa (World Bank) Many ex-mi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jun 19  News
Starting today, in Harare: Zimbabwe’s National Consultative Forum on the AfCFTA AfCFTA negotiations: an important update from @TradeOfficeNG. In Abuja today (19 June) ECOWAS-15 ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 May 19  News
Djibouti-Addis Ababa-Juba-Kampala Corridor: IGAD wraps up development studies The Executive Secretary of IGAD, Amb Mahboub Maalim, along with the Director for Transport, Infrastru...
IMF Executive Board 2019 Article IV Consultation with Uganda

IMF Executive Board 2019 Article IV Consultation with Uganda

09 May 19  News
Uganda’s economy continues its robust recovery with projected growth of 6.3 percent in FY2018/19. Timely implementation of public infrastructure and oil-related projects would su...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 May 19  News
New commentaries on the AfCFTA: tralac’s Gerhard Erasmus: The institutional design of the AfCFTA. Why do international trade arrangements have their own institutions? What ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Apr 19  News
Posted, by the AU: The decisions, declarations, resolution and motions from the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union (February, Addis Ababa). Decisions include: ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Mar 19  News
The joint trade policy review of EAC member countries began today at the WTO: download reports prepared by the EAC and WTO secretariats, advance questions The World Travel and Tou...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 19  News
AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources: final declaration of STC meeting (11-12 January, Kigali) on the theme The entry into force of the agreement establishing the ...
Final Declaration of the 2nd STC of the AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources

Final Declaration of the 2nd STC of the AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources

06 Mar 19  News
WE, the African Union (AU) Ministers of Trade, Industry and Minerals, meeting in our 2nd Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee of the Ministers of Trade, Industry...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Mar 19  News
JETRO’s 2018 survey on business conditions of Japanese-affiliated firms in Africa: Chinese companies emerge as top competitors for the first time (JETRO) Regarding cooperation w...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Feb 19  News
AfCFTA ratification update, @AUC_MoussaFaki: “Egypt’s parliament approves ratification of the AfCFTA, bringing total parliamentary approvals to 19, of which 15 have alrea...

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