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Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

19 Nov 18  News
This report on Zimbabwe’s economic growth opportunities and trajectory was prepared at the government’s request following a political transition in November 2017. After recent...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Nov 18  News
Regional Risks for Doing Business 2018 (WEF) Of the 34 countries in sub-Saharan Africa that we surveyed, “unemployment and underemployment” was identified as the most pressing...
SADC increases the voice of private sector for regional industrialisation and integration

SADC increases the voice of private sector for regional industrialisation and integration

13 Nov 18  News
The SADC region is poised for accelerated regional integration and growth. Current efforts to ensure such development include the implementation of the SADC Industrialisa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Nov 18  News
Kenya-China trade relations: tweeted updates @Kiptoock: Today in Beijing, Zhang Jiwen-Vice Minister of Customs of China and myself signed protocol allowing market access of STEVIA...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Nov 18  News
Forthcoming African trade, infrastructure and industrialisation policy events Linked to implementing the WTO’s TFA and the AU’s AfCFTA (i) Southern Africa: Border agency...
Botswana State of the Nation Address 2018

Botswana State of the Nation Address 2018

06 Nov 18  News
Delivered by Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana, to the First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Eleventh Parliament, 5 November 2018 Mister Speake...
The Economic Partnership Agreements and EU-Africa trade relations: Joint statement from EU and African trade unions

The Economic Partnership Agreements and EU-Africa trade relations: Joint statement from EU and African trade unions

02 Nov 18  News
Joint ITUC-Africa/ETUC/ITUC Statement on the EU Economic Partnership Agreements with Central Africa, Eastern and Southern Africa, the East African Community, the Southern African D...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Oct 18  News
Ottawa Ministerial on WTO reform: joint communiqué (GoC) We note growing trade tensions are linked to major shifts in the global trading landscape. We also note the difficulties ...
Investment Conference bags R290 billion for SA

Investment Conference bags R290 billion for SA

26 Oct 18  News
The inaugural South Africa Investment Conference has secured nearly R290 billion worth of investment announcements for the country “This R290 billion is what we have now in our ...
SA hard at work to clear path for investment: Ramaphosa opens the South Africa Investment Conference

SA hard at work to clear path for investment: Ramaphosa opens the South Africa Investment Conference

26 Oct 18  News
Opening the inaugural South Africa Investment Conference, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on potential investors to invest in the country for more bang for their buck. “We ...
South Africa Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement 2018: Reforms to boost the economy

South Africa Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement 2018: Reforms to boost the economy

25 Oct 18  News
Government on Wednesday announced the proposed reprioritisation of R32.4 billion over the next three years as part of reforms to boost the South African economy. In the Medium Ter...
South Africa welcomes product exclusion for some steel and aluminium products from the Section 232 duties

South Africa welcomes product exclusion for some steel and aluminium products from the Section 232 duties

25 Oct 18  News
The US Department of Commerce has granted product exemptions for imports of 161 aluminium and 36 steel products from the Section 232 duties that the United States imposed against f...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Oct 18  News
Diarise: (i) The East African Legislative Assembly resumed its sitting in Arusha this morning: it continues until 10 November. This week’s EAC calendar of events can be accessed...
Kenyan Industry recommends sectoral strategies to achieve the Big Four Agenda

Kenyan Industry recommends sectoral strategies to achieve the Big Four Agenda

22 Oct 18  News
The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has launched a report that seeks to identify cross-cutting constraints to growth, possible solutions, and sector-specific interventions...
Changing nature of competitiveness poses challenges for future of the global economy

Changing nature of competitiveness poses challenges for future of the global economy

17 Oct 18  News
The WEF’s annual study on the global economy finds a competitiveness landscape radically altered by the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution The changing nature of economi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Oct 18  News
Diarise: (i) COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme: validation workshop for cross border road transport agreements, model laws and regulations (2...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Oct 18  News
Featured tweet, @RencapMan: Who’s got the biggest economy in Africa in 2018? If you use the NGN325 exchange rate, it is Nigeria. If you use the market rate, South Africa has retu...
Jobs Summit ends on a high note: Historic agreement signed, sealed, delivered

Jobs Summit ends on a high note: Historic agreement signed, sealed, delivered

05 Oct 18  News
Wrapping up the two-day Jobs Summit, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all stakeholders to roll-up their sleeves and create the much needed jobs in the country. “This summ...
Africa’s Pulse: Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is slower than expected

Africa’s Pulse: Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is slower than expected

04 Oct 18  News
Investments in non-resource sectors, jobs, and efficient firms and workers are needed Sub-Saharan African economies are still recovering from the slowdown in 2015-16, but growth i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Sep 18  News
South Africa’s August 2018 merchandise trade statistics show a R8.79 billion surplus from an upwardly revised R5.29 billion deficit in July and above market expectations. “We e...

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