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Joint Statement of the AUC, UNIDO and UNECA on Africa Industrialization Day 2017

Joint Statement of the AUC, UNIDO and UNECA on Africa Industrialization Day 2017

23 Nov 17  News
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) brought together a wide range of African Ministers, senior policymakers, academics, representatives of UN organizatio...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Nov 17  News
Today is Africa Industrialization Day: Panel discussions will take place in Vienna and New York, organized by UNIDO. Download the concept note (pdf). António Guterres: “This ye...
Africa Industrialization Day 2017: Strategic investment in cross-border infrastructure will advance Africa’s trade, industrial capacity

Africa Industrialization Day 2017: Strategic investment in cross-border infrastructure will advance Africa’s trade, industrial capacity

20 Nov 17  News
Industrialization is a primary driver of economic growth and job creation, and will be pivotal in efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Uni...
African Union Commission organizes the 1st AU Symposium on Special Economic Zones and Industrial Development

African Union Commission organizes the 1st AU Symposium on Special Economic Zones and Industrial Development

15 Nov 17  News
The Department of Trade and Industry of the African Union Commission organised the 1st African Union Symposium on Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and Industrial Development from 7 to...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Nov 17  News
Underway, in Dar es Salaam: The East African Business and Entrepreneurship Conference & Exhibition 2017. The theme: Accelerating industrialization, innovation and investme...
China-Africa expo provides new platform for industrial capacity cooperation

China-Africa expo provides new platform for industrial capacity cooperation

14 Nov 17  News
An upcoming exposition will create a new platform for Chinese and African businesses to strengthen industrial capacity cooperation, officials said Monday. The China-Africa Industr...
EAC unveils Industrial Competitiveness Report 2017

EAC unveils Industrial Competitiveness Report 2017

13 Nov 17  News
The East African Community (EAC), in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Korea, on Friday launched the EAC Industr...
Give Africa policy space for structural transformation

Give Africa policy space for structural transformation

09 Nov 17  News
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) may have celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2015 with an African-flavoured “Nairobi package”, but has the continent really benefited from cur...
East Africans discuss how to pave the way for transformative growth

East Africans discuss how to pave the way for transformative growth

08 Nov 17  News
Industrial-led growth is an important driver in achieving national development targets. This was underscored at the 21st meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE)...
Experts to discuss the challenges and implications of declining commodity prices in Southern Africa

Experts to discuss the challenges and implications of declining commodity prices in Southern Africa

08 Nov 17  News
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Office for Southern Africa, in collaboration with the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG), will organize the Ad-hoc Expert Group Meeting (AEGM...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Nov 17  News
Underway in Abuja: The 4th, and last, meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area technical working groups Underway in Lusaka: 1st African Union Symposium on Special Economic Zones...
1st AU Symposium on Special Economic Zones and Industrial Development

1st AU Symposium on Special Economic Zones and Industrial Development

07 Nov 17  News
The first African Union Symposium on Special Economic Zones and Industrial Development takes place at the Best Western Plus Lusaka Grand Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia from 7-10 November ...
Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VIII: Bringing the Continental Free Trade Area about

Assessing Regional Integration in Africa VIII: Bringing the Continental Free Trade Area about

06 Nov 17  News
The Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) is the first flagship project of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and a key initiative in the industrialization and economic development of ...
Industrialization tops SADC agenda as South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry visits SADC Secretariat

Industrialization tops SADC agenda as South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry visits SADC Secretariat

06 Nov 17  News
The Minister of Trade and Industry of the Republic of South Africa, Honorable Dr. Rob Davies on 31st October 2017, visited the SADC Secretariat in Gaborone, Rep...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Nov 17  News
Transforming African economies through smart trade and industrial policy (UNECA) The present report builds on the recommendations of the 2015 Economic Report on Africa throug...
Transforming African economies through smart trade and industrial policy

Transforming African economies through smart trade and industrial policy

03 Nov 17  News
In the 2015 Economic Report on Africa of the Economic Commission for Africa, a clear case was established for the increased and improved use of trade and trade policy as tools to d...
10th Session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration ends on high note

10th Session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration ends on high note

03 Nov 17  News
The 10th Session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration (CRCI) ended in Addis Ababa Thursday night with participants adopting recommendations that will ...
Africa’s oil & gas industry needs to ‘learn to leapfrog’ and harness innovation and technology to stay ahead of the competition

Africa’s oil & gas industry needs to ‘learn to leapfrog’ and harness innovation and technology to stay ahead of the competition

02 Nov 17  News
PwC’s Africa Oil and Gas Review, 2017 analyses what has happened in the last 12 months in the oil and gas industry within the major and emerging markets The oil & gas indust...
Green industrialisation and entrepreneurship in Africa

Green industrialisation and entrepreneurship in Africa

30 Oct 17  News
Changing global trends are creating new opportunities for economic transformation and green industrialization in Africa. Policies that encourage economic transformation and ‘gree...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Oct 17  News
Comparative perspective: The Asian Economic Integration Report 2017 This year’s Asian Economic Integration Report (pdf) introduces a new composite index to gauge the progress of...

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