Tag: Industrial policy

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tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Aug 19  News
Towards the AfCFTA Country Business Index: ad-hoc expert group meeting to review methodological approach The ECA has proposed the establishment of an AfCFTA Country Business Index...
SADC develops regional industry protocol

SADC develops regional industry protocol

14 Aug 19  News
A legal instrument that aims to improve the policy environment for industrial development and support implementation will be presented for approval by the 39th SADC Summit tha...
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13 Aug 19  News
Featured tweet, @jattamensah: Ghana, with the AU and the ECA, will host a conference on the implementation of the AfCFTA from 19-21 August (Accra). The keynote speaker is the prime...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Aug 19  News
4th SADC Industrialisation Week: selected updates President Magufuli pushes for intra-African trade. Opening the 4th SADC Industrialisation Week and Exhibition in Dar es Salaa...
39th SADC Summit: Towards Inclusive, Sustainable Industrial Development

39th SADC Summit: Towards Inclusive, Sustainable Industrial Development

06 Aug 19  News
Leaders from southern Africa are meeting for their annual summit next week to chart the development agenda of the region. Running under the theme “A Conducive Environment f...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Jul 19  News
Starting tomorrow, in Niamey: Lake Chad Basin Governors Forum 2019. The forum (16-18 July) will assess cooperation and firm up plans for the region’s stabilization. tralac’s l...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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11 Jul 19  News
Next week in Nairobi: “It’s all systems go as Kenya readies to host Africa’s leading premier SME gathering, the Kenya Trade Week and COMESA High Level Business Summit, 15-21 ...
Developing mutual recognition agreements for professional skills mobility in the Southern African Development Community

Developing mutual recognition agreements for professional skills mobility in the Southern African Development Community

28 Jun 19  Publications
Several recommendations have been put forward to address skills shortages or gaps in Africa. African governments are increasingly pursuing market liberalisation in order to tap the...
COMESA Industrial Strategy cleared for implementation

COMESA Industrial Strategy cleared for implementation

21 Jun 19  News
The implementation of the COMESA Industrial Strategy has officially begun following the approval of an Action Plan and Regional Guidelines on Local Content Policy. Ministers respo...
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05 Jun 19  News
World Bank's June 2019 Global Economic Prospects: Global growth to weaken to 2.6% in 2019 Growth among advanced economies as a group is anticipated to slow in 2019, especially in ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Jun 19  News
Paul Brenton, Ian Gillson, Pierre Sauvé:  Economic diversification - why trade matters (Trade for Development News) Services trade policies can spur diversification through ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 May 19  News
African trade policy events to note: An EAC experts meeting on the AfCFTA takes place today (by video conference) Botswana Competition Policy Peer Review Report dissemination eve...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 May 19  News
African trade events to diarise: Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) 2020 (1-7 September 2020, Kigali) World Export Development Forum 2019 (18-22 November 2019, Addis Ababa)....
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10 May 19  News
The Bus King of Africa (Moneyweb) Having conquered the South African bus market, Busmark CEO Pat Nodada is now partnering with the Industrial Development Corporation to build bus ...
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03 May 19  News
Diarise: The G-20 Niigata Agricultural Summit (11-12 May) on the theme Toward Sustainable Agro-Food Sector – emerging issues and good practices Japan’s trade insurance to cove...
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24 Apr 19  News
On hosting the AfCFTA Secretariat: Eswatini walking tightrope to become Africa’s trade hub (Yenisfak) At a breakfast meeting with the local business community, prime minister Am...
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11 Apr 19  News
Applications for UNCTAD’s online course on Trade and Gender for COMESA (pdf) close on 28 April. The course will be held from 20 May to 14 July. Today, in Cairo: The road to Niam...
Productive transformation is a must for Africa – AU Committee

Productive transformation is a must for Africa – AU Committee

11 Mar 19  News
African Union Ministers of Finance, Economy and Integration call on formulation of clear and concise public policies in accelerating the process of productive transformation in Afr...
Export Diversification in Africa and Sustainable Growth

Export Diversification in Africa and Sustainable Growth

07 Mar 19  Publications
Long-term growth is a necessary condition for developing countries to achieve developmental goals; however, being export-dependent for growth, this suggests that they need to devel...
Final Declaration of the 2nd STC of the AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources

Final Declaration of the 2nd STC of the AU Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources

06 Mar 19  News
WE, the African Union (AU) Ministers of Trade, Industry and Minerals, meeting in our 2nd Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee of the Ministers of Trade, Industry...