Tag: Industrial policy

Annual Development Effectiveness Review 2018: “Made in Africa” – Industrialising the Continent

Annual Development Effectiveness Review 2018: “Made in Africa” – Industrialising the Continent

24 May 18  News
The African Development Bank is delivering on its goals and making good progress towards achieving its development and operational targets according to the 2018 Annual Develop...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 May 18  News
Featured AfDB policy document: Industrialize Africa – strategies, policies, institutions & financing Extract from the introductory remarks, by Joe Stiglitz: In the developi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 May 18  News
The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank opened yesterday in Busan. AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina: Korea is a model for Africa’s industrialization Underway, in...
Korea is a model for Africa’s industrialization, says President Adesina

Korea is a model for Africa’s industrialization, says President Adesina

22 May 18  News
Young Africans should be trusted and supported to drive the continent’s industrialization The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank opened in Busan, Korea, on Mon...
China mission to attract investors to Special Economic Zones

China mission to attract investors to Special Economic Zones

21 May 18  News
The Department of Trade and Industry will this month embark on an investment roadshow to Shanghai, China, aimed at wooing investors to the South African Special Economic Zones (SEZ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 May 18  News
Diarise: NILDS workshop on ECOWAS common currency (23 June, Abuja) Former South African president, Thabo Mbeki, has been elected as the new Chairperson of the Board of the South C...
Structural transformation and export diversification in Southern Africa

Structural transformation and export diversification in Southern Africa

18 May 18  News
What determines economic disparities among countries and how can we move forward to reduce these income gaps? The development economics literature has studied how countries get ri...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 May 18  News
AUC holding workshop series to develop next phase of PIDA The Arab and the Maghreb Union and IGAD were the first of the eight RECs to kick-start a continental consultative process...
For Africa to trade, it has to produce first, says AU Commission Deputy Chairperson

For Africa to trade, it has to produce first, says AU Commission Deputy Chairperson

16 May 18  News
As African Ministers of Finance gathered in Addis Ababa to seek an integrated approach to the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, the African Union...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 May 18  News
tralac Intra-African trade analysis, in the news: Namibia’s exports to Africa at N$24,5b The Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development ended ...
New IPAP to help South African government raise the bar

New IPAP to help South African government raise the bar

15 May 18  News
Trade and Industry Minister, Dr Rob Davies, says the department will use the lessons learned over the past few years as a game changer for the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP)....
ECA Conference of Ministers calls for bold action to drive AfCFTA

ECA Conference of Ministers calls for bold action to drive AfCFTA

14 May 18  News
AfCFTA: Creating fiscal space for jobs and economic diversification The potential for the African Continental Free Trade Area to become a powerful tool for driving industrialisati...
Policy recommendations and options: Boosting trade and development by tackling Africa’s supply chain challenges

Policy recommendations and options: Boosting trade and development by tackling Africa’s supply chain challenges

11 May 18  News
Over the past 15 years, Africa has accounted for several of the fastest growing economies in the world. However, Africa overall accounts for just 2 percent of global trade. The Br...
South African Government Communications on approved agreement to establish Tripartite Free Trade Area

South African Government Communications on approved agreement to establish Tripartite Free Trade Area

11 May 18  News
SADC Statement At its meeting at Tuynhuys in Cape Town on Wednesday, 9 May 2018, Cabinet approved the agreement establishing the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) between the Comm...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 May 18  News
From tralac’s recent high-level dialogue on SACU: the workshop report (pdf). Discussions centred on SACU revenue sharing, SACU’s external relations, and the future of SACU. Upd...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 May 18  News
Eckart Naumann: Trump’s steel and aluminium tariff action – putting America first? (tralac) This paper includes an overview of the recently published trade policy agenda to pr...
United States special tariffs on steel and aluminium

United States special tariffs on steel and aluminium

07 May 18  Infographics
On 8 March 2018, United States President Donald Trump issued two presidential proclamations. These would apply special duties – 25% and 10% respectively – on the imports of hun...
Trump’s steel and aluminium tariff action: Putting America first?

Trump’s steel and aluminium tariff action: Putting America first?

07 May 18  Publications
On 8 March 2018, United States President Donald Trump issued two presidential proclamations. These would apply special duties – 25% and 10% respectively – on the imports of hun...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 May 18  News
Underway, in Sandton: The Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum. The keynote address was delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa. AfCFTA updates, analysis: (i) The ...
SA, Japan to fast-track economic growth

SA, Japan to fast-track economic growth

03 May 18  News
The Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum is expected to accelerate the promotion of private sector-led economic growth by encouraging networking among African and Japanese co...