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Tag: Industrial policy

tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

13 May 24  News
the dtic Industrial Policy and Strategy Review Released Alongside R200 Million Investment by Citibank for Black Industrialists - The Department of Trade Industry and Competition (t...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

07 May 24  News
Patel believes industrialist policy needs continued investment to yield full potential (Engineering News) Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has called for rap...
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tralac Daily News

11 Apr 24  News
South Africa well placed to benefit from huge green hydrogen outlook, attendees hear (Engineering News) Green hydrogen has a massive potential future and South Africa is very well...
Is Sub-Saharan Africa Deindustrialising? Interrogating Value-Chain and Trade Data

Is Sub-Saharan Africa Deindustrialising? Interrogating Value-Chain and Trade Data

29 Feb 24  Blog
While most economists agree on the need for accelerated industrialisation in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), there is less consensus on whether the region has experienced a long term dec...
Export Competitiveness, Export Diversification and Deindustrialisation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Export Competitiveness, Export Diversification and Deindustrialisation in Sub-Saharan Africa

29 Feb 24  Blog
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is a large, resource-rich region but one which lags the global aggregate in terms of industrialisation. This is of concern not least because of the develop...
South Africa’s need to revive mining exploration

South Africa’s need to revive mining exploration

14 Dec 23  Blog
According to Minerals Council South Africa CEO, Mzila Mthenjane, in an op-ed published in October, the country’s mining exploration spend in 2023 was 0.8 percent of global spend,...
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tralac Daily News

22 Nov 23  News
Raising South Africa’s Economic Prospects by Curbing Crime (World Bank) The impact of crime on South Africa’s economic prospects is high and broad-based, according to a World ...
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tralac Daily News

20 Nov 23  News
Climate Action Key to Kenya’s Upper-Middle-Income Country Aspirations (World Bank) Kenya remains vulnerable to frequent climatic shocks that pose significant economic risk. With...
How is the AfCFTA’s industrial development agenda shaping up?

How is the AfCFTA’s industrial development agenda shaping up?

18 Oct 23  Blog
DOWNLOAD BLOG Industrialisation is vital for Africa’s long-term development. To achieve its objectives and boost intra-African trade (which stands at very low levels and in...
Some Applications of tralac’s Value Chain Database

Some Applications of tralac’s Value Chain Database

28 Sep 23  Publications
Cross-border value chains are a form of trade in which intermediate value (whether product or service) passes from one country to another, to be beneficiated by the recipient count...
Trade facilitation and industrialisation: Cross-border value chain development – Progress to date and way forward

Trade facilitation and industrialisation: Cross-border value chain development – Progress to date and way forward

26 Sep 23  Publications
Objectives of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), such as industrial development through diversification and regional value chain development, increased intra-regiona...
tralac Workshop: Africa’s Industrialisation and the AfCFTA

tralac Workshop: Africa’s Industrialisation and the AfCFTA

07 Sep 23  Event
Africa’s Industrialisation and the AfCFTA: What can we learn from trade-investment-industrial policy linkages and experiences in Southern Africa? Trade law and policy experts ca...
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tralac Daily News

31 Aug 23  News
SARS records R16 billion trade boost for South Africa (BusinessTech) South Africa saw a preliminary trade balance surplus of R16.0 billion in July 2023, data from the South Africa...
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tralac Daily News

29 Aug 23  News
South Africa missed the boat on some localisation opportunities, but higher value industries can be pursued (Engineering News) The latest research from policy research entity Trad...
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tralac Daily News

03 Aug 23  News
Industrial policy changes needed, TIPS forum hears (Engineering News) Academics and researchers have highlighted some of the policy changes needed within a changing global economy...
Why We Need to Promote African Value Chain Industrialisation Now That the AfCFTA Is Here

Why We Need to Promote African Value Chain Industrialisation Now That the AfCFTA Is Here

23 Dec 22  Blog
The ways in which developing countries industrialised post the industrial revolution have drawn attention from scholars for decades. The ‘Asian tigers’ are a group of South-Eas...
Africa’s textile and apparel value chain – Its impact on special economic zones

Africa’s textile and apparel value chain – Its impact on special economic zones

12 Dec 22  Publications
DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION The textile, apparel and accessories (TA&A) industry, as well as the footwear industry, hold considerable potential for Africa in terms of economic advanc...
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tralac Daily News

02 Dec 22  News
Local news After challenging season, citrus industry moves to mitigate new and old risks (Engineering News) South Africa’s citrus growers industry has, despite achieving a marg...
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tralac Daily News

27 Nov 22  News
Local news R4-trillion needed for South Africa’s hydrogen economy, PIC declares (Engineering News) South Africa’s State-owned Public Investment Corporation (PIC) stated on Mo...
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tralac Daily News

22 Nov 22  News
Local news Poultry industry jitters over extension to US anti-dumping tariffs (IOL) The South African Poultry Association (Sapa) will have to continue to “take one for the team...

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