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Vision Document for the Asia Africa Growth Corridor: Partnership for Sustainable and Innovative Development

Vision Document for the Asia Africa Growth Corridor: Partnership for Sustainable and Innovative Development

14 Jun 17  News
The idea of Asia Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) emerged in the joint declaration issued by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in November 2016. The AAGC will...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Jun 17  News
A selection of updates on the G20 Africa Partnership: Investing in a Common Future Merkel calls for greater investment in Africa ahead of G20 summit. Underscoring the pressure Afr...
B20 Compact with Africa Recommendations

B20 Compact with Africa Recommendations

13 Jun 17  News
Africa is a continent of vast opportunities. Despite the high volatility of commodity prices as well as geo-political and geo-economic uncertainties, the continent’s average real...
Merkel’s G20-Africa meet aims to reduce poverty, migrant influx

Merkel’s G20-Africa meet aims to reduce poverty, migrant influx

12 Jun 17  News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts African leaders Monday for a G20 conference aimed at fighting the grinding poverty driving the mass migrant influx to Europe. The idea is to ...
Africa, Europe are not threats to each other – Kagame

Africa, Europe are not threats to each other – Kagame

09 Jun 17  News
African and European countries should work together to foster domestic and global development instead of looking at each other as threats, President Paul Kagame has said. The...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Jun 17  News
Featured tweets, @AdanMohamedCS: Kenya is set to host the 2nd Commonwealth SME Trade Summit in October 2018. [It] will provide a forum to link Kenyan MSMEs to opportunities in the...
The G20 ‘Compact with Africa’ is not for Africa’s poor: The Finance Framework

The G20 ‘Compact with Africa’ is not for Africa’s poor: The Finance Framework

08 Jun 17  News
A key pillar of the G20 Africa Partnership is the ‘Compact with Africa’ (CwA), an initiative within the G20’s finance track, coordinated by the German Federal Minis...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Jun 17  News
A strong set of event pointers, launches introduces today’s news selection: Today, is African Border Day: a message from AUC Peace and Security Commissioner, Ambassador Smail Ch...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Jun 17  News
The African Statistical Yearbook 2017 is launched (UNECA) The Yearbook series is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data coll...
ILO head calls for the much needed greening of the world of work

ILO head calls for the much needed greening of the world of work

06 Jun 17  News
Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO, has told delegates at the 106th International Labour Conference to build governance that makes migration safe, orderly, and regular. The Di...
Global growth set to strengthen to 2.7 percent as outlook brightens

Global growth set to strengthen to 2.7 percent as outlook brightens

05 Jun 17  News
Commodity exporters gradually recovering from recent low prices The World Bank forecasts that global economic growth will strengthen to 2.7 percent in 2017 as a pickup in manufact...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jun 17  News
A reminder: The ECOWAS Heads of State summit takes place on Sunday Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (17-19 May): presentations are now available for download Adva...
Delhi Trade Declaration: Commonwealth leaves no-one behind

Delhi Trade Declaration: Commonwealth leaves no-one behind

02 Jun 17  News
From the heat of Africa to the humidity of India via the arid desert state of Qatar, Sekandi Abdul Karim has made a 3550-mile journey to Delhi. It is his third trip to India this y...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 May 17  News
Underway, in Arusha: EAC Sectoral Council Meeting on Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment Today, in Addis: Arbitration in Ethiopia, East Africa, and beyond: prospects, possibil...
International trade statistics: trends in first quarter 2017

International trade statistics: trends in first quarter 2017

31 May 17  News
G20 merchandise trade growth accelerates in Q1 2017 G20 international merchandise trade in the first quarter of 2017, seasonally adjusted and expressed in current US dol...
Commonwealth African Regional Trade Consultation held in Mauritius

Commonwealth African Regional Trade Consultation held in Mauritius

31 May 17  News
Amid an unprecedented global trade slowdown, African policymakers, negotiators and trade analysts met 25-26 May 2017 in Mauritius to discuss priorities for reviving world trade and...
Closing infrastructure gap in Africa a key catalyst for investment, says G20

Closing infrastructure gap in Africa a key catalyst for investment, says G20

31 May 17  News
The G20 says closing infrastructure gap on the continent represents a key step to achieving better youth employment and economic transformation. Under the current German G20 Presi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 May 17  News
Underway, in Oslo: Conference of Parties to FAO’s illegal fishing treaty. The first Meeting of the Parties to FAO’s bold new international treaty aimed at cracking down on illi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 May 17  News
Think 20 Summit: Global Solutions (29-30 May, Berlin). Input by PwC’s Bob Moritz: The forces of globalisation, technology, and financial growth need to be reset for the future A...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 May 17  News
Featured newsletters: tralac, Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, West Africa Brief Finishing today, in Mauritius: The Commonwealth’s African Regional Consultation on ...

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