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Building capacity to help Africa trade better

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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 ...
World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report

World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report

22 Mar 17  News
Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation...
Africa’s next level of economic transformation

Africa’s next level of economic transformation

20 Mar 17  News
The G20 finance ministers met last week in Germany to discuss critical challenges facing the global economy, from climate change to migration to humanitarian emergencies like the u...
S&P sees ‘better’ growth in BRICS in 2017

S&P sees ‘better’ growth in BRICS in 2017

20 Mar 17  News
Ratings agency S&P Global Ratings (S&P) expects better economic growth in BRICS countries this year as Brazil and Russia recover from recessions, India and South Africa imp...
G20 drops anti-protectionist pledge as price of U.S. assent

G20 drops anti-protectionist pledge as price of U.S. assent

20 Mar 17  News
Finance chiefs of the world’s largest economies set aside a pledge to avoid protectionism and signed up to a fudged statement on trade instead, in response to the Trump administr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Mar 17  News
tralac’s Annual Conference 2017 will take place 6-7 April, in Cape Town. The conference theme: International Trade Governance – quo vadis? Inaugural African Economic Platform ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Mar 17  News
The Abidjan Declaration (pdf), issued at the conclusion of the Industrialization in Africa seminar (AERC, AfDB, UNU-WIDER). Presentation slides (pdf) by Finn Tarp, Carol Newman. I...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Mar 17  News
Yesterday in Addis: Dlamini-Zuma hands over AU Commission chair Twelve points for the new African Union Commission Chairperson (International Crisis Group) Mr Faki arrives at a t...
Building trust and confidence for a successful digital economic era

Building trust and confidence for a successful digital economic era

15 Mar 17  News
With more than half the world expected to have Internet access in just three years, the rise of e-commerce poses challenges to countries where regulatory regimes do not provide rob...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Mar 17  News
SADC Strategic Ministerial Retreat: updates The SADC We Want (pdf): On the basis of the three broad topics, which Member States approved, the Secretariat commissioned research stu...

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