Tag: Industrial policy

SADC should push for industrial growth: Ramaphosa

SADC should push for industrial growth: Ramaphosa

17 Aug 18  News
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) needs to continue pushing for industrial growth and development in the region, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. With the help of t...
SADC Summit: Maiden speech by Mr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of Botswana

SADC Summit: Maiden speech by Mr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of Botswana

17 Aug 18  News
Remarks at the official opening of the 38th Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government, Windhoek Your Excellencies, It is indeed an honour for me to address you for the...
The Limits of Depreciation as a Driver for Export Growth in South Africa: A Sectoral Analysis

The Limits of Depreciation as a Driver for Export Growth in South Africa: A Sectoral Analysis

14 Aug 18  Publications
Among the various tools used to drive export competitiveness, the exchange rate has always taken pre-eminence and has in practice proved to be capable of stimulating export demand ...
Does Rand Depreciation Help South Africa’s Exports?

Does Rand Depreciation Help South Africa’s Exports?

13 Aug 18  Blog
In the 1930s, before the era of floating exchange rates, countries would try to gain a competitive advantage for their exports by means of ‘competitive devaluation’. This pract...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Aug 18  News
Ahead of the 38th SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government (17-18 August): Namibia takes over Chairpersonship of SADC Committee of Senior Officials. An SARDC preview of the sum...
24th ICE of Southern Africa: Blue economy, inclusive industrialization and economic development

24th ICE of Southern Africa: Blue economy, inclusive industrialization and economic development

10 Aug 18  News
The 24th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of Southern Africa will be hosted by the government of Mauritius under the theme: “Blue Economy, Inclusive In...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Aug 18  News
A reminder of tomorrow’s UNCTAD forum in Johannesburg: Netrepreneurs: The rise of Africa’s Digital Lions Diarise: (i) EAC-COMESA-SADC Consultative workshop on Trade in Goods (...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Aug 18  News
Starting today, in Addis Ababa: AfCFTA negotiations on Rules of Origin (1-11 August) Diarise: 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of SADC (17-18 August, Wind...
Kenya: Exports to Africa can spur industry – Biwott

Kenya: Exports to Africa can spur industry – Biwott

01 Aug 18  News
Since the 1980s, the manufacturing sector’s contribution to gross domestic product has been fluctuating, stagnating at 11 percent over the past five years to decline to 8.4 perce...
Regional integration and trade highlights at SADC Industrialisation Week

Regional integration and trade highlights at SADC Industrialisation Week

31 Jul 18  News
The message from the opening session of the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) annual regional public-private engagement forum, known as Industrialisation Week, was ...
Zim engages Sadc over market access

Zim engages Sadc over market access

27 Jul 18  News
Zimbabwe is still engaging Sadc on full market access as it has not yet fully implemented the Sadc Free Trade Area due to industrialisation, a government official has said. In a s...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jul 18  News
A preview: SADC Industrialisation Week (30 July - 1 August, Windhoek) on the theme of Promoting infrastructure and youth empowerment for sustainable development.  Register her...
Industrialisation week to increase private sector participation

Industrialisation week to increase private sector participation

19 Jul 18  News
THE third annual Southern African Development Community industrialisation week is expected to broaden the participation of the private sector, youth and women in the implementation...
Davies: Steel and aluminium exports to US no threat to national security

Davies: Steel and aluminium exports to US no threat to national security

16 Jul 18  News
South Africa’s steel and aluminium exports to the United States does not pose any threat to US national security, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Davies was speakin...
AGOA remains critical in developing regional value chains in Africa

AGOA remains critical in developing regional value chains in Africa

13 Jul 18  News
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies participated in the opening day of the 17th Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum being held in Washington DC from 11-12 ...
SADC Committee of Ministers of Finance and Investment meets in Johannesburg

SADC Committee of Ministers of Finance and Investment meets in Johannesburg

11 Jul 18  News
The SADC Committee of Ministers of Finance and Investment met in Johannesburg South Africa on 11 July, 2018, joined by central bank governors from the region to discuss areas of co...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Jul 18  News
Promoting the AU Reform Agenda: An Extra-ordinary AU Summit has been called for 17-18 November Released, today in Abuja: Independent analysis of the potential benefits of the AfCF...
Declaration of the Third BRICS Industry Ministers’ Meeting

Declaration of the Third BRICS Industry Ministers’ Meeting

05 Jul 18  News
Trade Ministers resolve to establish BRICS partnership on New Industrial Revolution the dti hosted the third BRICS Industry Ministers’ Meeting in Magaliesburg on Wednesday, 4 Ju...
Fourth Industrial Revolution a step closer

Fourth Industrial Revolution a step closer

04 Jul 18  News
Industry Ministers from BRICS countries on Wednesday, 4 July, 2018 signed a Declaration on the implementation of the Digital Industrial Revolution (DIR). The Ministers met at the ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Jul 18  News
Updated: tralac’s AfCFTA Ratification Barometer UNU-WIDER has posted an early view of the forthcoming book Industries without Smoke-stacks: Industrialization in Africa reconside...