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tralac Daily News

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25 Nov 21  News
National Auto industry welcomes the introduction of cleaner fuels in 2023 – Naamsa (Engineering News) The Automotive Business Council says it welcomes the announcement of the n...
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tralac Daily News

23 Nov 21  News
National Department of Trade, Industry and Competition zooms in on manufacturing at Indaba (IOL) The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) Minister Ebrahim Patel i...
Was Glasgow a Cop Out?

Was Glasgow a Cop Out?

16 Nov 21  Blog
Even before the ink on the Glasgow Climate Pact had yet dried, commentators were scrambling to decide whether the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework...
Prospects and Developments in the WTO talks on Export Restrictions

Prospects and Developments in the WTO talks on Export Restrictions

16 Nov 21  Blog
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the limitations in the WTO rules on export restrictions. Consequently, the food importing countries such as Japan, Singapore, ...
Are WTO Members Misinterpreting or Abandoning the Mandate of S&DT in the WTO?

Are WTO Members Misinterpreting or Abandoning the Mandate of S&DT in the WTO?

15 Nov 21  Publications
It is a long-held view of developing countries in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that some restrict-ions imposed by WTO trade rules and trade related agreements tend to hinder ...
COP26 Reaches Consensus on Key Actions to Address Climate Change

COP26 Reaches Consensus on Key Actions to Address Climate Change

15 Nov 21  News
Deliberations under the current session of the COP, CMP and CMA came to an end this Saturday in Glasgow, one day after their scheduled conclusion. The wide-ranging set of decisions...
Supporting transition – the matter of incentives, supply and demand

Supporting transition – the matter of incentives, supply and demand

15 Nov 21  Blog
Europe and the USA got rich on the back of coal fired industries, and China is still doing so. Unsurprisingly, coal rich developing nations also see it as an asset, and need incent...
Should farmers be worried about the “Methane Pledge”?

Should farmers be worried about the “Methane Pledge”?

15 Nov 21  Blog
Should farmers be worried about the COP “Methane Pledge” to reduce methane emissions by 30% before 2030?[1] There was real concern amongst them in the UK and Ireland, especiall...
Making sense of the COP26 agenda

Making sense of the COP26 agenda

15 Nov 21  Blog
In December 2015, 196 participating countries at that year’s conference of parties (COP 21) signed the Paris Accord whose aim was to restrict global warming to 1.5 degrees above ...
What are the costs of “the end of coal”?

What are the costs of “the end of coal”?

15 Nov 21  Blog
On 3 November, the UK released a report stating that 190 participants across the world had committed themselves to: end all investment in new coal power generation domesticall...
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12 Nov 21  News
Domestic trade news Economists satisfied with MTBPS but still concerned over SA’s growth, debt (Eyewitness News) While economists have welcomed the revenue windfall which has b...
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11 Nov 21  News
Domestic trade news Imports and exports feel effects of global disruption (Business Day) Supply chain disruptions are having an impact globally with bottlenecks affecting manufac...
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09 Nov 21  News
Domestic trade news “South Africa is a leader in eco-friendly tourism” (African Business) Tourism has suffered a number of setbacks in the previous couple of years, with...
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05 Nov 21  News
National SA Companies to Participate at Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 (the dtic) More than 80 South African companies, supported by government, will have an opportunity to s...
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04 Nov 21  News
National Trade Statistics for September 2021 (South African Revenue Service) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for September 2021 reco...
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25 Oct 21  News
National the dtic Supports SA Pharmaceutical Companies to Exhibit at Africa Health 2021 (The Department of Trade Industry and Competition) The Department of Trade, Industry ...
The WTO is getting ready for the 12th Ministerial Conference

The WTO is getting ready for the 12th Ministerial Conference

02 Sep 21  Blog
The World Trading System is back on the agenda. Trade ministers from around the world met in Geneva, Switzerland, in July, to review the progress in fisheries negotiations in prepa...
Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism

Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism

02 Jul 21  News
Economic losses are mounting in developing countries due to the absence of widespread COVID-19 vaccinations. The crash in international tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic cou...
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23 Jun 21  News
National South Africa unearths hidden strengths during pandemic (OMFIF) This October, OMFIF and ABSA launch the fifth edition of the ABSA Africa Financial Markets Index, the regi...
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15 Jun 21  News
National SA on track to harvest record soya bean crop (Farmer’s Weekly) The current spike in soya bean production is good news for South Africa since it will mean that signific...

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