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Tag: Intra-Africa trade

Ivory Coast: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Ivory Coast: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Jul 20  Infographics
23% each of Ivory Coast’s world exports and world imports are intra-Africa; 43% of intra-Africa exports are to Mali and Burkina Faso while 58% of intra-Africa imports are from Ni...
Cape Verde: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Cape Verde: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Jul 20  Infographics
For 2019, only 1% of Cape Verde’s world exports and 2% of world imports were to and from other African countries. 46% of intra-Africa exports, mainly eggs and preserved fish were...
Use of Electronic Certificates of Origin now and beyond COVID-19 in intra-African Trade

Use of Electronic Certificates of Origin now and beyond COVID-19 in intra-African Trade

29 Jun 20  Blog
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, it continues to restrain free movement of people, goods and services across African borders to unprecedented levels. Countries find themselves co...
IATF2020 Postponed due to COVID-19

IATF2020 Postponed due to COVID-19

29 Apr 20  News
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African Union (AU) and the Government of Rwanda have decided to postpone by one year the second...
Drivers for boosting intra-African investment flows towards Africa’s transformation

Drivers for boosting intra-African investment flows towards Africa’s transformation

31 Mar 20  News
Africa is experiencing interesting times in an ever-changing and challenging global investment landscape Global investment flows increased rapidly, from approximately $200 billion...
AfCFTA: Trade and tariff coverage of countries which have ratified the Agreement

AfCFTA: Trade and tariff coverage of countries which have ratified the Agreement

26 Mar 20  Infographics
54 African countries have signed the Agreement Establishing the AfCFTA, of which 30 have deposited their instruments of ratification. Of these 29, updated trade data for 2018 is av...
Tariff and non-tariff trade costs of intra-African manufacturing trade

Tariff and non-tariff trade costs of intra-African manufacturing trade

21 Feb 20  Infographics
The cost of trade in manufacturing is the tariff and non-tariff costs associated with bilateral trade of goods which have undergone some sort of transformation process, including p...
Tariff and non-tariff trade costs on intra-African agricultural trade

Tariff and non-tariff trade costs on intra-African agricultural trade

21 Feb 20  Infographics
Bilateral costs for trade in agricultural products include all costs involved in trading bilaterally between trade partners – the average tariff on the goods traded, as well as n...
Intra-Africa trade: Non-tariff trade costs

Intra-Africa trade: Non-tariff trade costs

21 Feb 20  Infographics
Non-tariff trade costs refer to costs other than tariffs involved in trading goods bilaterally between trade partners, including transport costs, costs associated with completing t...
What if Africa were to liberalise the intra-Africa automotive components trade?

What if Africa were to liberalise the intra-Africa automotive components trade?

21 Jan 20  Blog
What if Africa were to liberalise the intra-Africa automotive components trade? A forthcoming tralac working paper (by this author) presents the results of a simulation of the comp...
Advancing the intra-African Trade Agenda by implementing the Tripartite FTA

Advancing the intra-African Trade Agenda by implementing the Tripartite FTA

06 Jun 19  Publications
The launch of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) in June 2015 carried the signs of a new approach towards intra-African trade and integration. It was subsequentl...
Tariffs on intra-Africa trade

Tariffs on intra-Africa trade

21 Mar 19  Infographics
An overview of tariff measures adopted by African countries on intra-Africa trade Many African countries trade under preferential trading arrangements of their regional economic c...
Intra-Africa trade profile – 2017

Intra-Africa trade profile – 2017

21 Mar 19  Infographics
Although trade within the continent remains low and has not changed significantly over time, the 2016-2017 period saw an 8% increase in intra-Africa exports, with intra-Africa expo...
How Can Blockchain Support Intra-African Trade?

How Can Blockchain Support Intra-African Trade?

21 Feb 19  Blog
‘Blockchain’ – or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) – is a technology whereby a ledger of transactions, or other form or record, is maintained electronically by being dis...
Using Intra-African Trade Scorecards to identify opportunities for increasing agricultural trade

Using Intra-African Trade Scorecards to identify opportunities for increasing agricultural trade

05 Feb 19  News
Across the continent, African governments are taking steps to make agricultural trade freer. In June 2014, heads of state of African Union member countries issued a bold commitment...
Guinea-Bissau: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Guinea-Bissau: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Dec 18  Infographics
This Trade Data Update provides an overview of Guniea-Bissau’s intra-African trade relationships, both within the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and with other individual A...
Cameroon: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Cameroon: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Dec 18  Infographics
Cameroon’s trade composition with Africa is relatively concentrated in a few products in terms for both imports and exports, albeit imports are more concentrated. Cameroon has a ...
Liberia: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Liberia: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Dec 18  Infographics
This Trade Data Update provides an overview of Liberia’s intra-African trade relationships, both within the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and with other individual African...
Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair ends, Kigali announced host of IATF2020

Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair ends, Kigali announced host of IATF2020

18 Dec 18  News
The inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2018) ended in Cairo on 17 December 2018 with the Rwandese capital of Kigali being announced as the host of the 2020 event. Former Nig...

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