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The T20 presents its public policy recommendations to the G20

The T20 presents its public policy recommendations to the G20

18 Sep 18  News
The Think 20 came together in Buenos Aires on 17 and 18 September 2018 to convey its public policy recommendations to the Argentine G20 presidency. President Macri received th...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Sep 18  News
Five trade and infrastructure events – from Arusha to Tianjin: The EALA has resumed its sitting in Arusha (until 6 October). Key agenda items include the East African Community...
G20 Trade Ministers call on revitalizing the international trade system

G20 Trade Ministers call on revitalizing the international trade system

16 Sep 18  News
In spite of the current international trade environment, the G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting ended in Mar del Plata on Friday afternoon with a ministerial statement th...
Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says

Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says

14 Sep 18  News
821 million people now hungry and over 150 million children stunted, putting hunger eradication goal at risk New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Sep 18  News
Featured trade, regional policy events: (i) In Abidjan. @ECOWASParliamnt: Parliament-arians convene in Abidjan for the three day seminar on African Continental Free Trade Area. C...
World Export Development Forum 2018 held in Lusaka, Zambia

World Export Development Forum 2018 held in Lusaka, Zambia

13 Sep 18  News
The 18th World Export Development Forum (WEDF) was opened by Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Christopher Yaluma, and Arancha González,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Sep 18  News
PIDA Week 2018: Realising Africa’s integration through smart infrastructure and good governance (Nepad) The 2018 PIDA Week (29 October – 2 November, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe) ...
BREXIT: Where does it stand and what are the options?

BREXIT: Where does it stand and what are the options?

12 Sep 18  Blog
If I were a business person in the United Kingdom (UK) or a concerned voter, I would be somewhat unhappy about the persistent uncertainty regarding the outcome of the Brexit proces...
Compact with Africa: Linking policy reforms with private investment

Compact with Africa: Linking policy reforms with private investment

12 Sep 18  News
The G20, World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund, and African Development Bank are partnering in a new way to stimulate private investment in Africa Over the past year, many...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Sep 18  News
African trade and business events to diarise: Blue economy, inclusive industrialization and economic development in Southern Africa: Inter-Governmental Committee of Experts me...
SA to participate in G20 trade ministers’ meeting

SA to participate in G20 trade ministers’ meeting

11 Sep 18  News
Changes brought on by the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the rise of inclusive global value chains will be at the centre of the G20 Trade Ministers’ Meeting, that gets underway...
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Beijing Action Plan (2019-2021)

Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Beijing Action Plan (2019-2021)

10 Sep 18  News
1. Preamble 1.1 The 2018 Beijing Summit and the Seventh Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was held in Beijing from 2 to 4 September 2018. Hea...
Declaration of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Declaration of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

06 Sep 18  News
Towards an Even Stronger China-Africa Community with a Shared Future 1.1 We, the Heads of State, Government and Delegations of the People’s Republic of China and 53 African coun...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Sep 18  News
Next week, in Lusaka: World Export Develop-ment Forum 2018: ITC will launch several publications throughout the conference (11-12 September, Lusaka), including the Business Guide ...
In Beijing, UN chief urges China, Africa for a win-win collaboration for ‘the future we want’

In Beijing, UN chief urges China, Africa for a win-win collaboration for ‘the future we want’

04 Sep 18  News
Highlighting the economic and development progress made in China and Africa, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urged them to unite their combined potential for pea...
2018 FOCAC Beijing Summit: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the opening ceremony

2018 FOCAC Beijing Summit: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the opening ceremony

04 Sep 18  News
Chinese President H.E. Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) on Monday. The full...
International trading order must be upheld: Ramaphosa

International trading order must be upheld: Ramaphosa

04 Sep 18  News
While foreign direct investment to Africa has increased, economies on the continent are vulnerable to global market fluctuations and it is essential to uphold the international tra...
Brexit on Tour in Africa

Brexit on Tour in Africa

04 Sep 18  Blog
Prime Minister Theresa May made a brief visit last week to South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. These are the large, anchor economies of Southern, East and West Africa. They are also a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Aug 18  News
South African trade updates: (i) South African farmers play chicken with Trump tariffs (Reuters). AGOA grants qualifying countries duty-free access to US markets for thousands of ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Aug 18  News
Africa’s trade and investment relations: selected updates from recent events Prime Minister Theresa May in Cape Town (i) Joint statement by UK, SACU and Mozambique on a future ...

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