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Tag: Industrial policy

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jul 17  News
Concluding today, in Addis: AU Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Trans-Regional and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism Next week, in Shanghai: BRICS trad...
What party manifestos say on industrialisation in Kenya

What party manifestos say on industrialisation in Kenya

26 Jul 17  News
The rising wages in Asia, the rebalancing underway in China, and the strong growth in Africa provide a window of opportunity for Kenya to expand its capabilities and global presenc...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Jul 17  News
AU members should honour financial contributions: Namibia’s PM (New Era) Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has called on all member states of the AU to honour their asse...
EAC to release inaugural Industrial Competitiveness Report 2017

EAC to release inaugural Industrial Competitiveness Report 2017

25 Jul 17  News
The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat has prepared the 1st regional Industrial Competitiveness Report 2017, which will be released to the public in October 2017. The inaugu...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Jul 17  News
Francis Mangeni: Industrialization in Africa Good practice would suggest that acquisition and deployment of technology, building a sound technological base, harnessing innovations...
Industrialization in Africa

Industrialization in Africa

21 Jul 17  News
Brexit, now in full remorse, has been a test of the place of regional economic integration in the world. As right-wing populism recedes, following the tragicomic reign of Trump i...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Madagascar

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Madagascar

19 Jul 17  News
On June 28, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the first review of Madagascar’s economic performance under a program supported by an Ext...
Uganda: Background to the Budget 2017-18

Uganda: Background to the Budget 2017-18

09 Jun 17  News
Industrialisation for Job Creation and Shared Prosperity Introduction The Budget for Fiscal Year 2017/18 is themed: “Industrialisation for Job Creation and Shared Prosperity”...
Import Controls in Zimbabwe: Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016 and more

Import Controls in Zimbabwe: Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016 and more

01 Jun 17  Publications
Industrial policy initiatives are very much on the agenda at both national and regional levels in Africa. The debate, however, about what an industrial policy is and what it should...
Thirteen African countries seal agriculture industrialization deal with India

Thirteen African countries seal agriculture industrialization deal with India

30 May 17  News
Thirteen (13) African countries have signed a series of partnership agreements with India to enhance the supply of agricultural machinery, credit advancement to farmers and scienti...
Action Plan for SADC Industrialization Strategy and Roadmap

Action Plan for SADC Industrialization Strategy and Roadmap

29 May 17  News
Executive summary At its Extra-Ordinary Summit, held on 29 April 2015, in Harare, Zimbabwe, the SADC Leaders adopted the SADC Industrialization Strategy and Roadmap 2015-2063. The...
Unlock the potential of African entrepreneurs for accelerating Africa’s industrial transformation, says the African Economic Outlook 2017

Unlock the potential of African entrepreneurs for accelerating Africa’s industrial transformation, says the African Economic Outlook 2017

22 May 17  News
African governments need to integrate entrepreneurship more fully into their industrialisation strategies This is according to the African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2017, released to...
Towards the Continental Free Trade Area – opportunities for South Africa’s Industrial Policy Action Plan priority sectors in the Kenyan market

Towards the Continental Free Trade Area – opportunities for South Africa’s Industrial Policy Action Plan priority sectors in the Kenyan market

18 May 17  Publications
Since the launch of the tripartite free trade area (TFTA) negotiations between the member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East African Com...
Mauritius National Export Strategy 2017-2021

Mauritius National Export Strategy 2017-2021

08 May 17  News
Executive Summary Mauritius’ recent journey of economic transformation has been remarkable. The business environment of the country is one of the best ranked in Africa. Sophisti...
Overview of the rebate facilities in the Southern African Customs Union

Overview of the rebate facilities in the Southern African Customs Union

03 May 17  Publications
The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Agreement (SACUA) of 2002 aims to facilitate free movement of goods between SACU member countries. For goods imported outside the region, ...
Experts discuss infrastructure development and industrializing efforts in Africa

Experts discuss infrastructure development and industrializing efforts in Africa

27 Mar 17  News
African experts converged in Dakar on Sunday to discuss industrialization and infrastructure development on the continent with many agreeing more still needs to be done to ensure A...
SADC Council of Ministers held in Ezulwini, Swaziland: statement of outcomes

SADC Council of Ministers held in Ezulwini, Swaziland: statement of outcomes

16 Mar 17  News
The two-day SADC Council of Ministers meeting was opened on Thursday 16th March 2017 at Royal Swazi Hotel in Ezulwini, Kingdom of Swaziland. During the two days, Ministers will dis...
SADC Extraordinary Summit to cost industrialization programme

SADC Extraordinary Summit to cost industrialization programme

16 Mar 17  News
Southern African leaders are expected to make a bold statement on taking forward the regional integration agenda when they meet in Swaziland to approve a costed action plan for the...
SADC Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic Integration endorses the SADC Industrialisation Action Plan

SADC Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic Integration endorses the SADC Industrialisation Action Plan

13 Mar 17  News
The 18th Meeting of the SADC Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic Integration was held in Ezulwini, Swaziland on the 11 March, 2017. The meeting considered the Costed ...
Patterns of Premature Deindustrialisation in Africa

Patterns of Premature Deindustrialisation in Africa

25 Jan 17  Publications
In order for a country to advance from a poor, agrarian state into a modern post-industrial state, experience has taught that it must follow a specific pattern of development, in w...

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