Tag: Industrial policy

EAC Extra-Ordinary Council on Trade, Industry and Investment dedicated to Industrialization and SMEs concludes in Arusha

EAC Extra-Ordinary Council on Trade, Industry and Investment dedicated to Industrialization and SMEs concludes in Arusha

17 Sep 18  News
The Extra-Ordinary Sectoral Council on Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment (SCTIFI) dedicated to Industrialization and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) concluded at the EAC Head...
2018 PIDA Week: Realising Africa’s integration through smart infrastructure and good governance

2018 PIDA Week: Realising Africa’s integration through smart infrastructure and good governance

12 Sep 18  News
PIDA Week 2018 is set to take place from 29 October to 2 November in Victoria Falls, hosted by the Government of Zimbabwe under the auspices of the Common Market for Eastern a...
SA to participate in G20 trade ministers’ meeting

SA to participate in G20 trade ministers’ meeting

11 Sep 18  News
Changes brought on by the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the rise of inclusive global value chains will be at the centre of the G20 Trade Ministers’ Meeting, that gets underway...
African countries need to develop a policy response to the digital economy

African countries need to develop a policy response to the digital economy

11 Sep 18  News
Workshop on Digital Transformation in Africa: Leveraging the Promise and Addressing New Challenges Dr Nimrod Zalk, Industrial Development Advisor in the office of the Director-Gen...
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Beijing Action Plan (2019-2021)

Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Beijing Action Plan (2019-2021)

10 Sep 18  News
1. Preamble 1.1 The 2018 Beijing Summit and the Seventh Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was held in Beijing from 2 to 4 September 2018. Hea...
International trading order must be upheld: Ramaphosa

International trading order must be upheld: Ramaphosa

04 Sep 18  News
While foreign direct investment to Africa has increased, economies on the continent are vulnerable to global market fluctuations and it is essential to uphold the international tra...
FOCAC: Call for investment-led trade

FOCAC: Call for investment-led trade

04 Sep 18  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for investment-led trade between Africa and China. This will help promote the industrialisation of African economies and position the continen...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Sep 18  News
African trade events to diarise: (i) Africa Industrialization Week 2018 (19-23 November, Addis Ababa). The theme for the AIW2018 is Promoting regional value chains in Africa: a p...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Aug 18  News
Ethiopian trade, industrial policy updates: (i) Ethiopia’s PM appoints new policy reforms advisor, chief trade negotiator (ECADF). Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has assigned Mamo Mi...
Women driving the Cosmetics Sector in Namibia

Women driving the Cosmetics Sector in Namibia

31 Aug 18  Blog
Like agriculture and textiles, the cosmetics sector in Namibia is largely driven by women. Namibia’s cosmetic industry is probably one of the fastest growing in the country at th...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Aug 18  News
Forum for China-Africa Cooperation: Africa still solidly in the crosshairs of China growth (Standard Bank) When FOCAC was established in 2000, the rest of the world was perhaps be...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Aug 18  News
Launched today, in Busia: Cross Border Co-operation Coalition and Campaign. The coalition will consolidate efforts and voices of borderland CSOs to advocate for more enabling cross...
Exports councils are key drivers for South African economic transformation

Exports councils are key drivers for South African economic transformation

23 Aug 18  News
The Deputy Director-General for Trade and Investment South Africa at the Department of Trade and Industry, Ms Lerato Mataboge, says export councils are key drivers for South Africa...
Manufacturing sector evolving

Manufacturing sector evolving

23 Aug 18  News
KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Sihle Zikalala says the changes in trade, technology, organisation of production and product demand have a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Aug 18  News
Transnational corporations, business practices and human rights: DIRCO consultation starts today in Johannesburg, ahead of treaty negotiations at the UN Diarise: The Fourth Invest...
Africa set for a massive free trade area

Africa set for a massive free trade area

20 Aug 18  News
Experts say the African Continental Free Trade Agreement is a game changer Following the unveiling of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement in Kigali, Rwanda, in March 2018...
SADC hosts the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Windhoek, Namibia

SADC hosts the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Windhoek, Namibia

20 Aug 18  News
The 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of SADC was held at Safari Court Conference Centre, in Windhoek, the Republic of Namibia, on 17th and 18th August 2018...
President Kagame attends 38th SADC Summit

President Kagame attends 38th SADC Summit

20 Aug 18  News
President Kagame attended the 38th Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on 17 August 2018 in Windhoek, Namibia where he delivered remarks in his capacity as ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Aug 18  News
SADC Summit updates: Key speeches from South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa (Keynote address as outgoing Chair); Namibia’s Dr. Hage G. Geingob (Acceptance speech as incoming Cha...
SADC Summit: Acceptance speech by incoming Chairperson Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of Namibia

SADC Summit: Acceptance speech by incoming Chairperson Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of Namibia

17 Aug 18  News
Delivered on the occasion of the 38th SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government, Windhoek, 17 August 2018 On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Namibia, I a...