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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Jul 17  News
Starting tomorrow, in Harare: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation in Zimbabwe Next week, in Abuja: Establishing a trade facilitation roadmap in Nigeria At WTO: Goods ne...
A firming recovery: World Economic Outlook Update, July 2017

A firming recovery: World Economic Outlook Update, July 2017

24 Jul 17  News
The recovery in global growth that was projected in IMF’s April 2017 World Economic Outlook is on a firmer footing; there is now no question mark over the world economy’s gain ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jul 17  News
Featured tweet, @AUTradeIndustry: The 9th Meeting of the CFTA Continental Task Force commenced to review Technical Documents for the 3rd CFTA Technical Working Groups Featured new...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jul 17  News
From last week’s Kenya National Trade Week: the six trade policy documents (i) The National Trade Policy: Transforming Kenya into a competitive export-led and efficient domestic...
WCO welcomes 2017 G20’s recognition of its work on Illicit Financial Flows

WCO welcomes 2017 G20’s recognition of its work on Illicit Financial Flows

18 Jul 17  News
The G20 leaders recognize the work of the World Customs Organization (WCO) in combatting Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) in documents agreed following the 2017 G20 Hamburg Summit. T...
The UK’s Repeal Bill: Exiting the EU with certainty

The UK’s Repeal Bill: Exiting the EU with certainty

14 Jul 17  News
The Repeal Bill is designed to ensure that the UK exits the EU with maximum certainty, continuity and control. The Government on 13 July 2017 took the next step in returning ...
Regional trade agreements, integration and development

Regional trade agreements, integration and development

12 Jul 17  News
Developing countries have become more active participants in regional trade agreements, which raise questions about how the benefits of integration are distributed. A key conc...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Jul 17  News
Featured infographic: Visualizing trade flows among G20 nations Starting tomorrow, in Geneva: Sixth Global Review of Aid for Trade Lily Sommer, Heini Suominen, David Luke: Aid fo...
Major leap for Africa at G20 summit

Major leap for Africa at G20 summit

10 Jul 17  News
The Group of 20 (G20) Leaders’ Summit, which concluded in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, has recorded positive outcomes for global development, with significant benefits for the ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Jul 17  News
Diarise: Southern Africa Civil Society Forum (13-17 August, Johannesburg); China-Africa Investment Forum (27-28 November, Marrakesh) UNCTAD SG Mukhisa Kituyi confirmed for a secon...
WTO, IMF, World Bank urge G-20 leaders to act on trade

WTO, IMF, World Bank urge G-20 leaders to act on trade

07 Jul 17  News
The leaders of the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank urged G-20 leaders on 6 July to reinvigorate trade by reducing trade barriers and cu...
New 2025 global growth projections predict China’s further slowdown and the continued rise of India

New 2025 global growth projections predict China’s further slowdown and the continued rise of India

07 Jul 17  News
The economic pole of global growth has moved over the past few years from China to neighboring India, where it is likely to stay over the coming decade, according to new growth pro...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Jul 17  News
tralac’s Weekly e-Newsletter is posted: SACU, Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2015/2016 (and more) Concluding today, in Maputo: WIDER Developmen...
New plan for Africa called ‘best EU initiative ever’

New plan for Africa called ‘best EU initiative ever’

06 Jul 17  News
Members of the European Parliament are expected to pass on Thursday, 6 July the new European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD), a key element to a plan to raise as ...
No time to stand still: Strengthening global growth and building inclusive economies

No time to stand still: Strengthening global growth and building inclusive economies

06 Jul 17  News
Nearly sixty years ago, a little-known band called the Beatles arrived in Hamburg, got a haircut, recorded their first song, and found their sound. Taking a cue from the...
Trump’s US still lacks an Africa policy – but that might be about to change

Trump’s US still lacks an Africa policy – but that might be about to change

06 Jul 17  News
When Donald Trump looks at Africa, what does he see? When Donald Trump was elected, almost no one in the US was thinking about Africa. People knew the swingeing State Department a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jun 17  News
A reminder that the SACU Summit takes place today in Swaziland. tralac’s Weekly Newsletter is posted. Talkmore Chidede examines investment policy reforms in Africa: How can they...
US trade policy under President Trump and its implications for Africa

US trade policy under President Trump and its implications for Africa

22 Jun 17  Publications
President Donald Trump was elected on a platform that emphasized bringing jobs back to the United States (US) that had been lost to foreign competition. A recent report from the Of...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jun 17  News
Profiled trade and regional integration conferences: Digital Economy, trade and development (21 June, Stockholm) 5th Annual Secretary General’s Forum for Private Sector, Civil...
EU ministers pledge more efforts for Africa partnership

EU ministers pledge more efforts for Africa partnership

20 Jun 17  News
EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg Monday (19 June) committed to working closely with their African partners for an “ambitious and successful” EU-Africa summit in Abidjan, Ivor...

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