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EU’s Malmström: bad domestic policies also make trade unfair

EU’s Malmström: bad domestic policies also make trade unfair

05 Jun 18  News
EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström says domestic policy choices, such as taxation, are just as responsible as global trade rules for determining who benefits from globalizati...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Jun 18  News
Dr Donald Kaberuka: There is a time for everything – the African Continental Free Trade Area (pdf, Wilson Center) That said, the AfCFTA is not just about physical merchandise. I...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 May 18  News
Launching tomorrow, in Accra: the inaugural edition of the African Sovereign Wealth Funds Index (conducted by Konfidants, in partnership with the AfroChampions Initiative and PG an...
OECD sees stronger world economy, but risks loom large

OECD sees stronger world economy, but risks loom large

31 May 18  News
The global economy is experiencing stronger growth, driven by a rebound in trade, higher investment and buoyant job creation, and supported by very accommodative monetary policy an...
Creating a better global trade system

Creating a better global trade system

31 May 18  News
Recent news on global trade has tended to focus on protectionist measures and diplomatic tensions. These challenges have raised concerns over growth and jobs across the world. Yet...
Top finance officials discuss possible use of Chinese yuan as reserve currency for eastern, southern Africa

Top finance officials discuss possible use of Chinese yuan as reserve currency for eastern, southern Africa

29 May 18  News
The Chinese yuan comes under the spotlight Tuesday and Wednesday when 17 top central bank and government officials from 14 countries in eastern and southern Africa meet in Harare t...
Mauritius Declaration on Digitalisation and Sustainable Tourism

Mauritius Declaration on Digitalisation and Sustainable Tourism

29 May 18  News
Tourism is one of the largest and fastest growing sectors in the world that is fueling growth, creating jobs, opening up business opportunities for SMEs and providing pathways out ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 May 18  News
African Development Bank (AfDB) updates, from Busan: Annual Report 2017, Annual Development Effectiveness Reviews 2018, Annual Meetings documentation A reminder: Meetings of senio...
Report warns Africa on perils of deals with tech behemoths

Report warns Africa on perils of deals with tech behemoths

24 May 18  News
Kenya’s decision to pull out of a new free trade pact with China after it decided the deal was too one-sided last week, is illustrative of the problems African nations face in th...
EU and African Union Commissions step up their cooperation to support young people, jobs and peace

EU and African Union Commissions step up their cooperation to support young people, jobs and peace

24 May 18  News
African Union and EU Commissioners on 23 May 2018 adopted concrete measures to address pressing global issues in key areas such as peace and security, migration, job creation and a...
New ICC survey shows pace of trade finance digitalisation

New ICC survey shows pace of trade finance digitalisation

23 May 18  News
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC’s) 10th annual Global Survey shows that 60% of banks are moving towards greater digitalisation, though only 9% say technology solutions...
Ministers from landlocked developing countries call for improved trade, transport and economic opportunities

Ministers from landlocked developing countries call for improved trade, transport and economic opportunities

22 May 18  News
Achieving the SDGs in Landlocked Developing Countries through Connectivity and Trade Facilitation Ministers and senior government officials from landlocked developing countries (L...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 May 18  News
Australia’s trade and investment relationships with Africa: update, submissions. The reporting date for the Senate inquiry has been extended to 21 June 2018. Download the submiss...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 May 18  News
Diarise: NILDS workshop on ECOWAS common currency (23 June, Abuja) Former South African president, Thabo Mbeki, has been elected as the new Chairperson of the Board of the South C...
Economic growth ‘exceeds expectations’ but trade tensions are rising: UN report

Economic growth ‘exceeds expectations’ but trade tensions are rising: UN report

18 May 18  News
Global economic growth in 2018 is exceeding expectations but heightened geopolitical tension and uncertainty over international trade could thwart progress, according to a new Unit...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 May 18  News
Diarise: Moving forward with the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area – opportunities and challenges (24 May, Wilson Center, Washington). The speakers: D...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 May 18  News
tralac Intra-African trade analysis, in the news: Namibia’s exports to Africa at N$24,5b The Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development ended ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 May 18  News
Underway in Cape Town: tralac’s first training workshop for journalists who write on trade and integration matters. The workshop includes practical exercises, reviewing cas...
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade and Trade Policy 2017

Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade and Trade Policy 2017

09 May 18  News
Key Statistics and Trends in International Trade: The Status of World Trade After strongly rebounding from the Great Recession of 2009, international trade has grown at a sluggish...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 May 18  News
Eckart Naumann: Trump’s steel and aluminium tariff action – putting America first? (tralac) This paper includes an overview of the recently published trade policy agenda to pr...

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