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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...
Sixth Summit of the SACU Heads of State or Government: Communiqué

Sixth Summit of the SACU Heads of State or Government: Communiqué

01 Jul 18  News
The Sixth Summit of Heads of States and Government of the Southern African Customs Union (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Eswatini, former Swaziland) took place on 29 ...
BRICS in Africa: Working towards the realisation of the African aspirations

BRICS in Africa: Working towards the realisation of the African aspirations

29 Jun 18  News
Speech by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Reginah Mhaule, during the BRICS Stakeholder Engagement held on 27 June 2018 in partnership with ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jun 18  News
The AfDB’s Vice-Presidency for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management has posted a series of new Working Papers and Economic Briefs: we profile analyses by Dr Arkebe Oqubay...
Industrial policy and late industrialisation in Ethiopia: The structure and performance of the manufacturing sector

Industrial policy and late industrialisation in Ethiopia: The structure and performance of the manufacturing sector

28 Jun 18  News
The AfDB’s Vice-Presidency for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management has posted a series of new Working Papers and Economic Briefs. The following analyses have been prepar...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Jun 18  News
Africa payments: Insights into African transaction flows (SWIFT) In 2013, SWIFT published the white paper “Africa Payments: Insights into African Transaction Flows”, which att...
Rwanda: Industrialization and Job creation among priorities of the 2018-19 Budget

Rwanda: Industrialization and Job creation among priorities of the 2018-19 Budget

21 Jun 18  News
Government will increase spending by FRW 328.2 billion from FRW 2,115.3 billion compared to the 2017/18 revised budget FRW 2,443.5 billion in the 2018/19 fiscal year, the Minister ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jun 18  News
Profiled African trade and regional integration events: (I) The 24th ARSO General Assembly starts today in Durban on the theme: One Africa One Market – the role of standard...
One Africa One Market – The role of standardisation in attaining sustainable development within the context of regional integration

One Africa One Market – The role of standardisation in attaining sustainable development within the context of regional integration

18 Jun 18  News
The 24th ARSO General Assembly events, to be hosted by the Government of the Republic of South Africa, through the South African Bureau of Standards will be held on the 18th to 22n...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Jun 18  News
Thursday was East African Budget Day: an initial overview of some highlights Launching next week, in Mauritius: AfDB’s 1st Electricity Regulatory Index Next week, in Lagos: 3rd...
Kenya Africa exports slide continues to new eight-year low

Kenya Africa exports slide continues to new eight-year low

14 Jun 18  News
Kenya’s exports to key markets in Africa fell to an eight-year low in the first four months of the year, official statistics show, continuing a trend that has been reflected in a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Jun 18  News
Starting today, in Accra: Africa Trade Network’s multi-stakeholder AfCFTA consultation The new head of the UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa: Ms Ahunna Eziakonwahead Diarise:...
Reports on Emerging Technologies officially launched at Africa Innovation Summit

Reports on Emerging Technologies officially launched at Africa Innovation Summit

12 Jun 18  News
Advances in modern technologies are occurring at an accelerating pace, ranging from the fields of robotics, nanotechnology and biotechnology to materials science and artificial int...
Foreign direct investment to Africa fell by 21% in 2017, says United Nations report

Foreign direct investment to Africa fell by 21% in 2017, says United Nations report

07 Jun 18  News
​Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to Africa slumped to $42 billion in 2017, a 21% decline from 2016, according to UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2018. Weak oil...

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