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Tag: Intra-Africa trade

Kenya trade ‘chilling’: Are intra-Africa exports hampered by high tariffs?

Kenya trade ‘chilling’: Are intra-Africa exports hampered by high tariffs?

11 Dec 20  Infographics
For 2019, 19 per cent of Kenya's total trade was with other African countries, mostly with countries in the same free trade area (COMESA FTA) or customs union (EAC). Limi...
Thirteenth extraordinary session on the AfCFTA: The Assembly of the Union adopts decision on the start of trading

Thirteenth extraordinary session on the AfCFTA: The Assembly of the Union adopts decision on the start of trading

07 Dec 20  News
African Union Heads of State and Government have underscored the urgent need for member states to kick-start trading activities, under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCF...
Intra-SADC FTA trade and SADC FTA trade with the rest of Africa 2019

Intra-SADC FTA trade and SADC FTA trade with the rest of Africa 2019

24 Nov 20  Blog
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) consists of 16 members – 13 of which are in a free trade area (FTA). The SADC FTA members are Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madag...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

28 Oct 20  News
National SACUM-UK EPA and SA-US Trade Relations, including AGOA (the dtic) The United Kingdom (UK) is South Africa’s 5th largest trading partner with total trade amounting to R...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

15 Sep 20  News
National news Master plan starts to encourage poultry sector expansion (Engineering News) South African poultry producers have pledged to invest R1.7-billion towards expansi...
Undiversified economies, low intra-trade constrain SADC industrial drive

Undiversified economies, low intra-trade constrain SADC industrial drive

21 Aug 20  News
The quest to transform southern Africa into an industrialised region is being hampered by the declining level of intra-regional trade and the lack of diversification of domestic ec...
Togo: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Togo: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

23 Jul 20  Infographics
In 2019, Togo’s intra-Africa exports of US$740 million accounted for 72% of Togo’s world exports. Intra-Africa imports of US$393 million accounted for 20% of Togo’s world exp...
São Tomé and Principe: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

São Tomé and Principe: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

23 Jul 20  Infographics
In 2019, 4% of São Tomé and Principe’s world exports and 27% of world imports were to and from the rest of Africa Between 2018 and 2019, São Tomé and Principe’s intra-Afric...
Comoros: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Comoros: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

23 Jul 20  Infographics
In 2019, 12% of Comoros’ world exports and 10% of imports were to and from the rest of Africa. Between 2018 and 2019, Comoros’ intra-Africa exports increased significantly by 3...
Morocco: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Morocco: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Jul 20  Infographics
Only 4% of Morocco’s total world trade for 2019 was trade with other African countries, mainly Egypt and Algeria. Intra-Africa exports are mainly to countries outside PAFTA and A...
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...
Eswatini: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Eswatini: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Jul 20  Infographics
For 2019, 92% of Eswatini’s world exports were intra-Africa, 72% of which were exports to South Africa. Similarly, 77% of world imports were sourced from other Africa countries, ...
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...

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