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COVID-19: Trade-related news, analysis and resources

COVID-19: Trade-related news, analysis and resources

02 Nov 20  News
tralac is closely monitoring trade-related policy measures and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic adopted and implemented by African countries and beyond. Below is a selection of u...
A new take on trade

A new take on trade

27 Oct 20  News
How can trade help the global economy recover sustainably from the pandemic? The COVID-19 pandemic has gravely impacted the global economy. Countries have sought to contain the sp...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

14 Oct 20  News
National African trade integration is still a far way off, envoy tells Parly (Fin24) African states are progressing with trade regimes that are past due in a bid to bolster trade...
Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

09 Oct 20  News
The Pulse check report issued by a consortium of multilateral development banks and trade research institutions, recounts the views of sub-Saharan banks on multi-lat...
G20 debt service suspension initiative applications rose to 46 countries to date

G20 debt service suspension initiative applications rose to 46 countries to date

29 Sep 20  News
G20 IFA WG advances its agenda on Financial Resilience and Supporting the Recovery The G20 International Financial Architecture Working Group (IFA WG) concluded today its Septembe...
New WTO working group established to deepen trade and gender discussions

New WTO working group established to deepen trade and gender discussions

29 Sep 20  News
A group of WTO members agreed to establish an Informal Working Group on Trade and Gender on 23 September, marking the next phase of an initiative kickstarted in 2017 to increase th...
Structured discussions on investment facilitation for development move into negotiating mode

Structured discussions on investment facilitation for development move into negotiating mode

29 Sep 20  News
Participants in the structured discussions on investment facilitation for development began on 25 September 2020 formal negotiations on a multilateral agreement on this issue, with...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

28 Sep 20  News
National news the dtic and CDE to Host Webinar on SEZS as Drivers of Economic Growth and Industrialisation The role of the Special Economic Zones (SEZS) as drivers of economic gr...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Sep 20  News
National news Manufacturing tipping point could be pushed back by innovation and tech – De Ruyter (Engineering News) Addressing the Manufacturing Circle annual general meeting ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

22 Sep 20  News
National news Corruption an ‘added burden’ in fight against Covid-19, says Mkhize (The Citizen) Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has decried how corruption, particularly in prici...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

10 Sep 20  News
City of Cape Town eyes air cargo as new revenue stream (IOL) The tourism industry requires innovative ways to ensure revenue is being generated by the sector, so air cargo will be...
DDG Wolff: Trade, global cooperation can best deliver adequate medical supplies

DDG Wolff: Trade, global cooperation can best deliver adequate medical supplies

09 Sep 20  News
International trade and cooperation among WTO members are vital to ensure sufficient supplies of medical devices during the COVID-19 crisis, Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff said...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

08 Sep 20  News
National news Remarks by Minister Ebrahim Patel at the Global Industrial and Manufacturing Summit, Video Recording, 4 September 2020 Covid-19 caused disruptions to supply-lines o...
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tralac Daily News

07 Sep 20  News
National news Covid wave brings second quarter slide (The Mail & Guardian) South Africans should brace themselves for a further slump in the economy, as gross domestic produc...
G20 Foreign Ministers to strengthen international cooperation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

G20 Foreign Ministers to strengthen international cooperation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

04 Sep 20  News
The G20 Foreign Ministers held an extraordinary meeting to discuss enhancing international cooperation to recover from the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic as well as strengthening pre...
Make COVID recovery ‘a true turning point’ for people and planet, Guterres urges, calling for concerted action by G20

Make COVID recovery ‘a true turning point’ for people and planet, Guterres urges, calling for concerted action by G20

04 Sep 20  News
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on governments to incorporate “meaningful” climate action in all aspects of recovery from the global pandemic. Addressing mi...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

02 Sep 20  News
Breaking: Nigeria’s foreign trade drops to N6.24 trillion, trade balance hits N1.8 trillion deficit (Nairametrics) The value of Nigeria's total foreign merchandise trade stood a...
Amid fears of worst recession in decades, urgent calls for solidarity, a united economic front

Amid fears of worst recession in decades, urgent calls for solidarity, a united economic front

23 Jul 20  News
With multilateral cooperation under strain, senior UN officials, Nobel laureates and eminent academic experts, gathered virtually on Wednesday for the launch of a new report recomm...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jul 20  News
Call for Papers: AfDB/UNECA/UNDP African Economic Conference 2020 for young African researchers Request for Proposals: Undertake feasibility study, design, establish and provide a...
Productivity growth, key driver of poverty reduction, threatened by COVID-19 disruptions

Productivity growth, key driver of poverty reduction, threatened by COVID-19 disruptions

15 Jul 20  News
First Comprehensive Study on Challenges and Opportunities to Rekindle Productivity Growth Productivity growth, a force that has contributed to lifting millions of people out of po...

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