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Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development: Communiqué – 2017 Spring Meetings

Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development: Communiqué – 2017 Spring Meetings

21 Apr 17  News
Ministers of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development held their ninety-seventh meeting in Washington D.C. on April 20, 2017 wit...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Apr 17  News
Featured tweet, infographic, @LopesInsights: Attending @AfricaProg conf. Brexit impact on Africa. Even w/ underestimated figures Africa’s GDP would make AU G7 seat justified, li...
Protectionist trade policies to address the declining labour share of national income?

Protectionist trade policies to address the declining labour share of national income?

19 Apr 17  Discussion
Willemien Viljoen, tralac Researcher, discusses the need for improved domestic policymaking rather than the use of restrictive trade policies to redress the declining labour share ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Apr 17  News
Featured tweet/infographic, @RencapMan: While some like to suggest the Africa Rising story is over, there are an awful lot of African countries still growing at 5% or more Profil...
‘Modest recovery’ for SA economy likely

‘Modest recovery’ for SA economy likely

19 Apr 17  News
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that South Africa’s economy would stage a modest recovery. The IMF said in its latest outlook for 2017 released on Tuesday th...
High-level B20 Statement: Digitalization for all – Towards an inclusive interconnected world

High-level B20 Statement: Digitalization for all – Towards an inclusive interconnected world

18 Apr 17  News
On April 6 and 7, the G20 Digital Ministers met for the first time ever. On this occasion, the B20 issued the following statement co-signed by more than 50 leading business represe...
‘Brics Plus’ can be new model of integration

‘Brics Plus’ can be new model of integration

18 Apr 17  News
The expansion of Brics, known as “Brics Plus”, could become a new model of integration in the global economy, chief economist of the Eurasian Development Bank Yaroslav Lissovol...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Apr 17  News
Trade recovery expected in 2017 and 2018, amid policy uncertainty (WTO) The WTO’s more promising forecasts for 2017 and 2018 are predicated on certain assumptions and there is c...
Trade recovery expected in 2017 and 2018, amid policy uncertainty

Trade recovery expected in 2017 and 2018, amid policy uncertainty

12 Apr 17  News
Growth in the volume of world merchandise trade is expected to rebound this year from its tepid performance in 2016, but only if the global economy recovers as expected and governm...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Apr 17  News
A rebalancing act for China and Africa: the effects of China’s rebalancing on Sub-Saharan Africa’s trade and growth (IMF) How does China’s new growth model affect sub-Sahara...
WTO-IMF-World Bank report calls domestic policies critical in aiding displaced workers

WTO-IMF-World Bank report calls domestic policies critical in aiding displaced workers

11 Apr 17  News
Trade leads to productivity gains and significant benefits for consumers, especially the poor, but can also be responsible for job displacement that must be addressed through sound...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Apr 17  News
Starting tomorrow, in Cape Town: tralac’s Annual Conference, International Trade Governance – quo vadis? It is clear there are significant shifts in global political economy a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Apr 17  News
Underway, in Nairobi: IDEV AfDB‏ event on private sector-led growth, sharing evaluative knowledge to enhance the relevance, effectiveness, and impact of future private sector dev...
African Trade and Integration in a Post-Brexit World

African Trade and Integration in a Post-Brexit World

03 Apr 17  News
After more than four decades of trade being governed by EU policies, Brexit means UK-Africa trading relations are now at a crossroads. Most Sub-Saharan African (SSA) exports enjoy...
Worst humanitarian crisis in 70 years hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

Worst humanitarian crisis in 70 years hits as Trump slashes foreign aid

31 Mar 17  News
The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump’s proposed foreign aid c...
Plan for the UK leaving the EU: Prime Minister’s letter to Donald Tusk triggering Article 50

Plan for the UK leaving the EU: Prime Minister’s letter to Donald Tusk triggering Article 50

30 Mar 17  News
Prime Minister Theresa May has written to European Council President Donald Tusk to notify him of the UK’s intention to leave the EU. Extracts from her statement delivered in Par...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Mar 17  News
Underway, in Cotonou: a ECONEC / ECOWAS workshop evaluating 10 years’ experience of electoral assistance in West Africa Later this week, in Arusha, the EAC Council of ...
Time to change US-Africa engagement approach: Kagame

Time to change US-Africa engagement approach: Kagame

28 Mar 17  News
President Paul Kagame has said that relations and engagement between Africa and the United States ought to shift from aid and humanitarian basis to mutually beneficial partnerships...
UN Commission on the Status of Women provides roadmap to women’s full and equal participation in the economy

UN Commission on the Status of Women provides roadmap to women’s full and equal participation in the economy

27 Mar 17  News
UN Member States have committed to ensure women’s full and equal participation and leadership in the economy, as well as women’s right to work and rights at work, as a vital st...
African capital markets: Africa in a changing global environment

African capital markets: Africa in a changing global environment

23 Mar 17  News
The global economy, and in particular the Developing and Transition Economies, is currently facing two major challenges. The first challenge is sluggish growth leading to stagnant ...

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