Tag: Financial development

tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

27 Mar 20  News
tralac’s Trudi Hartzenberg: South Africa’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic We’ve already seen that global cooperation and support are absolutely essential at this time. It...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Mar 20  News
The recently elected Secretary General of the AfCFTA Secretariat, Mr Wamkele Mene, will be sworn in tomorrow at the African Union. Trump Administration notifies Congress of intent...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Mar 20  News
@AUTradeIndustry: update on the AfCFTA negotiations The 8th meeting of the AfCFTA Technical Working Group on Trade in Services began today in Addis. It is an opportunity for AU me...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Mar 20  News
IGAD protocol on free movement of persons endorsed at ministerial meeting (IGAD) Ministers in charge of Internal Affairs and those in charge of Labour of Member States of the Inte...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Feb 20  News
10th EU-AU Commission-to-Commission: updates Opening statement by President von der Leyen. Dear Moussa, when I first came to Addis, I told you that I came first of all to list...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Feb 20  News
Why the need for a pharmaceutical initiative anchored on the AfCFTA? Extracts from the technical paper prepared for the Third Africa Business Forum (UNECA) This innovative AfCFTA-...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Jan 20  News
Launching tomorrow in Abidjan: The AfDB’s flagship African Economic Outlook 2020. The theme: Developing Africa’s workforce for the future. A preview of UNCTAD’s Illicit Trad...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jan 20  News
Rwanda to scrap visa fees for over 90 countries (New Times) Rwanda is considering scrapping visa fees for citizens of the Commonwealth, as well as the African Union and La Francop...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Dec 19  News
Key AfCFTA meetings begin on Monday in Accra, culminating in the African Trade Ministerial meeting this weekend (Ghana News Agency) Ghana, under the auspices of its Ministry of Tr...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Dec 19  News
Doing Business 2020: Selected African economy profiles Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, CAR, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, ...
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Financial sector trade

Financial sector trade

24 Oct 19  Infographics
Regulatory heterogeneity is a major barrier to cross-border expansion across all modes of delivery for financial services businesses. Even when regulatory regimes are open to forei...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Oct 19  News
WBG/IMF Annual Meetings: selected updates The Broadband for All Working Group: Achieving broadband access for all in Africa comes with a $100bn price tag Intergovernmenta...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Oct 19  News
Concluding today, in Lusaka: CII-Exim Bank Regional Conclave on India-Southern Africa Project Partnership A guide to the WB/IMF 2019 Annual Meetings (which concludes on Sunday) ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Oct 19  News
Underway in Geneva: UNCTAD’s NTMs Week Sessions will cover topics such as the costs and benefits associated with NTMs from a sustainable development perspective, trade tensions ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Oct 19  News
Africa’s Pulse (World Bank) Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic performance has remained sluggish, hampered by persistent uncertainty in the global economy and the slow pace of refo...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Sep 19  News
The Third Ordinary Session of the AU’s STC on Communication and ICT starts in Addis Ababa on Monday. Profiled event document: The draft digital transformation strategy for Africa...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Sep 19  News
Domestic resource mobilization: fighting against corruption and illicit financial flows (African Union) IFFs are widespread and secretive by nature. No one quite knows how to quan...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Aug 19  News
Madagascar has notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it has initiated three safeguard investigations: on soaps, lubricating oils and on vegetable oils and margarines T...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Aug 19  News
Victor Harison, Mario Pezzini: Firms must drive Africa’s transformation (Project Syndicate) But if the AfCFTA is to fulfill its promise, African firms will need to prepare for a...
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