Tag: Industrial policy

The Energy Crisis: How will Investors look at South Africa now?

The Energy Crisis: How will Investors look at South Africa now?

01 Mar 19  Blog
South Africa has traditionally been associated with Africa’s best infrastructure, giving it an obvious advantage in terms of attracting investment and boosting further industrial...
tralac’s Daily News Selection – a WEF special focus

tralac’s Daily News Selection – a WEF special focus

22 Jan 19  News
The World Economic Forum 2019 began today in Davos: an easy guide Today’s profiled WEF session: Achieving a single market in Africa Africa needs to create 18 million jobs ...
EAC still on the right track, says Secretary General

EAC still on the right track, says Secretary General

21 Jan 19  News
The East African Community (EAC) Secretary General, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, has said the region is without doubt,on the right track with significant achievements registered in 2018...
Economic transformation in Africa: key trends in 2019

Economic transformation in Africa: key trends in 2019

15 Jan 19  News
The global economy is slowing down The US-China trade war, global increases in sovereign debt, and weak 2018 stock market performance have all weakened prospects for economic grow...
tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

18 Dec 18  News
Today in Vienna: The High-Level Forum Africa-Europe President Kagame and Chancellor Kurz decided to call for a High-Level Forum to provide a space for European and African leaders...
SACU’s operational Challenge

SACU’s operational Challenge

14 Dec 18  Blog
What does the 2002 SACU Agreement promise in terms of how the Organization would function? What did the Member States subsequently do in order to ensure that the agreed formula wou...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Dec 18  News
tralac in the news at AEC2018: ”We have learned a lot of lessons,” Trudi Hartzenberg, Executive Director of the Trade Law Centre, said. “We have a window to build capaci...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Nov 18  News
Diarise: Role of capital markets in mobilizing domestic resources in Africa – a capacity building workshop (5-7 December, Gaborone). Download the concept note (pdf) Featured com...
Mozambique making considerable economic and social progress, says African Development Bank Country report

Mozambique making considerable economic and social progress, says African Development Bank Country report

26 Nov 18  News
Mozambique has made significant strides despite an economic slump over the past two years, according to the latest Country Results Brief from the African Development Bank. Between...
Zimbabwe 2019 National Budget presented to Parliament

Zimbabwe 2019 National Budget presented to Parliament

26 Nov 18  News
“Austerity for Prosperity” 2019 Budget Speech presented to Parliament by Hon. Mthuli Ncube, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, on 22 November 2018 I feel honoured ...
African Union Commission launches the first Africa Industrialization Week to promote regional value chains development in Africa

African Union Commission launches the first Africa Industrialization Week to promote regional value chains development in Africa

23 Nov 18  News
The AUC Department of Trade and Industry organised the inaugural Africa Industrialisation Week (AIW) from 19-23 November 2018 at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa. The...
New EIB study on banking in Africa: delivering on financial inclusion, supporting financial stability

New EIB study on banking in Africa: delivering on financial inclusion, supporting financial stability

22 Nov 18  News
During its Africa Day 2018 in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the European Investment Bank released today its new study, ‘Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Nov 18  News
Pan-African policy events starting today: Africa Industrialization Week 2018 [ODI blog: Five new ways to promote African industriali-sation] Workshop on Continental Tran...
Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

19 Nov 18  News
This report on Zimbabwe’s economic growth opportunities and trajectory was prepared at the government’s request following a political transition in November 2017. After recent...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Nov 18  News
Regional Risks for Doing Business 2018 (WEF) Of the 34 countries in sub-Saharan Africa that we surveyed, “unemployment and underemployment” was identified as the most pressing...
SADC increases the voice of private sector for regional industrialisation and integration

SADC increases the voice of private sector for regional industrialisation and integration

13 Nov 18  News
The SADC region is poised for accelerated regional integration and growth. Current efforts to ensure such development include the implementation of the SADC Industrialisa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Nov 18  News
Kenya-China trade relations: tweeted updates @Kiptoock: Today in Beijing, Zhang Jiwen-Vice Minister of Customs of China and myself signed protocol allowing market access of STEVIA...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Nov 18  News
Forthcoming African trade, infrastructure and industrialisation policy events Linked to implementing the WTO’s TFA and the AU’s AfCFTA (i) Southern Africa: Border agency...
Botswana State of the Nation Address 2018

Botswana State of the Nation Address 2018

06 Nov 18  News
Delivered by Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana, to the First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Eleventh Parliament, 5 November 2018 Mister Speake...
The Economic Partnership Agreements and EU-Africa trade relations: Joint statement from EU and African trade unions

The Economic Partnership Agreements and EU-Africa trade relations: Joint statement from EU and African trade unions

02 Nov 18  News
Joint ITUC-Africa/ETUC/ITUC Statement on the EU Economic Partnership Agreements with Central Africa, Eastern and Southern Africa, the East African Community, the Southern African D...