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Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2008

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2008

25 Aug 2009  Books Publications
2008 has been an eventful year for the Southern Africa region. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) launched its Free Trade Area in August. In October at a Tripartite ...
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An assessment of the trade measures proposed as part of the Department of Trade and Industry’s Draft Rescue Package for the clothing and textile industry

An assessment of the trade measures proposed as part of the Department of Trade and Industry’s Draft Rescue Package for the clothing and textile industry

17 Jun 2009  Trade Reports Publications
One of the South African government’s latest responses in its ongoing and thus far unsuccessful effort to assist the country’s ailing clothing and textile manufacturing industr...
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South Africa, Brazil and Argentina: the agricultural trading relationships

South Africa, Brazil and Argentina: the agricultural trading relationships

20 May 2009  Trade Reports Publications
Brazil has well and truly entered the world trading stage as a key player in agricultural negotiations. This is through a combination of its own liberal trading regime, its emergen...
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South Africa’s way ahead: looking East

South Africa’s way ahead: looking East

25 Apr 2009  Books Publications
South Africa is interested in strengthening trade relations with developing country partners and is articulating a strong ‘Look East’ policy. Trade links with China and India s...
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Proposed amendments to the countervailing regulations: moving forward or a missed opportunity?

Proposed amendments to the countervailing regulations: moving forward or a missed opportunity?

13 Mar 2009  Trade Reports Publications
A subsidy is defined as any assistance by or on behalf of government which bestows a benefit on the recipient thereof, whether in the form of the payment of a subsidy or the exempt...
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SACU, China and India: the implication of FTAs for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland (BLNS)

SACU, China and India: the implication of FTAs for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland (BLNS)

20 Jan 2009  Trade Reports Publications
In assessing the future trade policy options for SACU, China and India’s dramatically increasing role as trading giants on the world scene has to be taken into account in these c...
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South African quotas on Chinese clothing and textiles: 18 month economic review

South African quotas on Chinese clothing and textiles: 18 month economic review

14 Nov 2008  Trade Reports Publications
In late 2006 South Africa imposed quotas on the importation of selected clothing lines from China. In the past 18 months tralac has been monitoring, on a periodic basis, the change...
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Draft amendments to the WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement – any reason to get excited?

Draft amendments to the WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement – any reason to get excited?

03 Oct 2008  Trade Reports Publications
On 30 November 2007 the World Trade Organization (WTO) published draft amendments to the Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 199...
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China and New Zealand: an assessment of the recent FTA agreement

China and New Zealand: an assessment of the recent FTA agreement

25 Aug 2008  Trade Reports Publications
South Africa, having undergone dramatic reforms of its economy since the 1990s, is cautiously seeking to examine trade policy changes. But the reforming zeal has long gone. Meanwhi...
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A SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement – current status and benchmarking of negotiations

A SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement – current status and benchmarking of negotiations

22 Aug 2008  Trade Reports Publications
At the end of 2007 the WTO waiver with respect to the Lomé/Cotonou-based non-reciprocal trade preferences for African Caribbean and Pacific Group (ACP) countries in the EU market ...
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Non-tariff measures inhibiting South African exports to China and India

Non-tariff measures inhibiting South African exports to China and India

20 Aug 2008  Trade Reports Publications
As international tariffs are being reduced, increased attention is being given to the role of non-tariff measures (NTMs). In many cases these NTMs have been there all the time, but...
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South Africa and India: The non-agricultural trade analysis

South Africa and India: The non-agricultural trade analysis

12 Jun 2008  Trade Reports Publications
In an earlier paper, Sandrey and Fundira examined agricultural trade between South Africa and India. The objective of this paper is to extend that analysis to examine non-agricultu...
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South Africa and India: The agricultural and fisheries trading relationship

South Africa and India: The agricultural and fisheries trading relationship

11 Jun 2008  Trade Reports Publications
SACU has recently begun serious negotiations with India with a view towards intensifying the trading relation between the two parties. India has become a major trading partner for ...
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African Member States and the Negotiations on Dispute Settlement Reform in the WTO

African Member States and the Negotiations on Dispute Settlement Reform in the WTO

02 Jun 2008  Trade Reports Publications
This paper provides an overview of the WTO’s Dispute Settlement system and gives pointers on the areas African negotiators should focus on during negotiations for reform of the s...
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Geographical Indications: Implications for Africa

Geographical Indications: Implications for Africa

02 Jun 2008  Trade Briefs Publications
The issue of geographical indications (GIs) has been around for many years and has long been the subject of heated debate in a number of international fora. Controversy arises arou...
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Southern Africa and the European Union: the TDCA and SADC EPA

Southern Africa and the European Union: the TDCA and SADC EPA

02 Jun 2008  Trade Briefs Publications
Regional integration is not a new issue in the Southern African region with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) dating back to 1910. It was only in 2002, however, that steps ...
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Southern Africa’s need for a new regional structures model

Southern Africa’s need for a new regional structures model

29 May 2008
Prof Gerhard Erasmus, a tralac associate, comments on Southern Africa’s need for a new regional structures model.‘Southern Africa needs new regional structures and a new model....
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A general overview of proposed changes to the Rules of Origin in ACP-EU EPAs

A general overview of proposed changes to the Rules of Origin in ACP-EU EPAs

28 May 2008  Trade Briefs Publications
The revision of the ACP-EC rules of origin was long overdue, with the the prevailing regime dating back to the early Lome Conventions that governed the ACP’s access to EU markets...
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South Africa and China: the agricultural and fisheries trading relationship

South Africa and China: the agricultural and fisheries trading relationship

09 Apr 2008  Trade Reports Publications
A feature of world trade over the last ten years has been the dramatic growth of China’s trade with the world, and this paper examines the agricultural component of that trade. D...
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Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2007

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2007

14 Mar 2008  Books Publications
2007 may perhaps turn out to mark a watershed for regional integration in the southern Africa region. Developments both intra- and extra-regionally have raised the regional integra...
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