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Tag: Industrial policy

A comprehensive regional industrial policy for SADC

12 Dec 12  Publications
At present, ongoing Southern African Development Community (SADC) initiatives are underway to construct a comprehensive Industrial Policy Framework for the region. The purpose of t...

Intra-industry trade: an examination of South Africa and the BRICs

23 May 12  Publications
Intra-industry trade (IIT) is defined as the simultaneous import and export of goods within the same industry, and the IIT data presented here essentially shows to what extent trad...
The Tripartite Free Trade Area – towards a new African integration paradigm?

The Tripartite Free Trade Area – towards a new African integration paradigm?

03 May 12  Publications
This is tralac’s third book focusing on the Tripartite Free Trade Area (T-FTA). Following an economic assessment of the impact of T-FTA, with specific emphasis on agric...

Review of South Africa’s industrial policy and implications for SACU

02 May 12  Publications
South Africa is currently reviewing and formulating its industrial policy. The objective of this paper is not so much to present an examination of the South African Industrial Poli...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2011

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2011

19 Apr 12  Publications
A number of important trade-related developments took place in southern Africa in 2011. Developments on the rest of the African continent as well as in the global economy had impor...
UCT Industrial Policy roundtable with Ricardo Hausmann, 11 March 2010

UCT Industrial Policy roundtable with Ricardo Hausmann, 11 March 2010

24 Mar 10  Event
On Thursday 11 March, tralac attended a discussion on South African industrial policy hosted by the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town. This is a particul...
tralac Annual Conference 2009

tralac Annual Conference 2009

23 Oct 09  Event
tralac held its 2009 Annual Conference on the 3rd and 4th of September in Cape Town, South Africa. The aim of the Conference was to critically review the past year’s key tra...

An assessment of the trade measures proposed as part of the Department of Trade and Industry’s Draft Rescue Package for the clothing and textile industry

17 Jun 09  Publications
One of the South African government’s latest responses in its ongoing and thus far unsuccessful effort to assist the country’s ailing clothing and textile manufacturing industr...

South African Wine – An Industry in Ferment

16 Oct 07  Publications
South Africa has gone through a true ‘revolution’ in wine quality in the last 10-15 years. In the 1980s, over 60 cooperative wineries supplied a large majority of wine to a sma...
Developmental integration and the harmonisation of industrial policies in SACU, 25 October 2006

Developmental integration and the harmonisation of industrial policies in SACU, 25 October 2006

01 Nov 06  Event
On 25 October 2006, tralac Associate and Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Stellenbosch, Colin McCarthy, presented a paper at a workshop convened by the Inst...

Ecolabels and fish trade: Marine Stewardship Council certification and the South African hake industry

29 Aug 06  Publications
Protecting consumers from unsafe food, the environment from overexploitation of resources and pollution, and workers and producers from unjust labour and trade relations are genera...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2005

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2005

01 Mar 06  Publications
Regional integration is generally accepted as an important step towards a wider global involvement. This is particularly true in Southern Africa, where we can find many countries w...

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