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Tag: Industrial policy

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Oct 19  News
Diarise: World Bank Group's Fragility Forum 2020 (2-4 March, 2020):  The Forum will focus on implementation: the concrete approaches that are needed to maximize our collecti...
Attracting Scarce Skills: How does South Africa’s skills immigration regime fare in addressing skills deficits?

Attracting Scarce Skills: How does South Africa’s skills immigration regime fare in addressing skills deficits?

23 Oct 19  Publications
There have been prominent statements this year suggesting that skills immigration is high on the Ramaphosa government’s agenda. However, behind the headlines, matters are less th...
How Similar are Africa’s Exporters? Implications for the AfCFTA

How Similar are Africa’s Exporters? Implications for the AfCFTA

16 Oct 19  Blog
Africa is a continent of great diversity, perhaps more so than any other of the continents. It is a continent richly endowed with resources and these endowments have long formed th...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Sep 19  News
AfCFTA sensitisation workshops: Malawi, Kenya Malawi to host AfCFTA sensitization workshops. The Ministry of Trade and Tourism, in partnership with the ECA and the AUC, is org...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Sep 19  News
Diarise African trade and regional integration events: 25th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts of Southern Africa: Strategies and poli...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Aug 19  News
The High-Level Policy Dialogue, Harnessing the benefits of the AfCFTA for a Ghana Beyond Aid, opened today in Accra: “Execute your watchdog role effectively”: Akufo-Addo tells...
SADC hosts the 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

SADC hosts the 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

19 Aug 19  News
The 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held at Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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 ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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 ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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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