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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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
Former Nigerian President Obasanjo, in appearance at Intra-African Trade Fair, urges quick ratification of AfCFTA

Former Nigerian President Obasanjo, in appearance at Intra-African Trade Fair, urges quick ratification of AfCFTA

17 Dec 18  News
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday in Cairo urged all African countries to ensure the quick ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)...
IATF 2018: Intra-African trade the engine for developing Africa

IATF 2018: Intra-African trade the engine for developing Africa

13 Dec 18  News
Africa must forge ahead with the remaining technical negotiations for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as African Union member countries continue to sign and ratify...
Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair to drive continent’s development of export manufacturing

Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair to drive continent’s development of export manufacturing

12 Dec 18  News
The first-ever Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) to be held on the continent opened on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 in Cairo, Egypt with the President of the African Export-Import ...
Intra-Africa trade and tariff profiles

Intra-Africa trade and tariff profiles

22 Oct 18  Publications
As Africa moves towards implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, signed in Kigali, Rwanda in March 2018, tralac has prepared a series of indivi...
Guinea: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Guinea: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

21 Oct 18  Infographics
This Trade Data Update provides an overview of Guinea’s intra-African trade relationships, both within the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and with other individual African ...
Intra-African Trade – focusing on trade within Regional Economic Communities

Intra-African Trade – focusing on trade within Regional Economic Communities

17 Oct 18  Publications
Intra-African trade is low (at 16.7% according to 2016 tralac analysis) compared to intra-regional trade in other parts of the world. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFT...
Intra-African trade key to continent’s economic growth, says Mauritian Minister

Intra-African trade key to continent’s economic growth, says Mauritian Minister

18 Sep 18  News
The 24th Session of the Inter-Governmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of Southern Africa opened in Mauritius today with an impassioned plea from Foreign Affairs, Regional Integrati...
AU blames lack of information for low intra-Africa trade

AU blames lack of information for low intra-Africa trade

24 Jul 18  News
Lack of information of market opportunities among traders across Africa is the biggest cause of low intra-Africa trade, the African Union said on Monday. Albert Muchanga, the Afri...
Nigeria to increase share of intra - African trade

Nigeria to increase share of intra - African trade

17 Jul 18  News
Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo on Monday lamented the low level of trade between Nigeria and other countries in Africa and expressed optimism that the Federal Government w...

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