Tag: Investment policy

Investment facilitation in Africa’s investment agreements

Investment facilitation in Africa’s investment agreements

24 Mar 21  Publications
Investment facilitation has increasingly become a hot topic in international regional and national investment policy-making discussions. According to the United Nations Conference ...
An Investment Protocol for the AfCFTA

An Investment Protocol for the AfCFTA

23 Mar 21  Blog
The negotiations for the adoption of the Phase II Protocols of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) have started. These legal instruments will cover investment, intelle...
The Relationship between Investment and Mode Three of Trade in Services – implications for the AfCFTA negotiations

The Relationship between Investment and Mode Three of Trade in Services – implications for the AfCFTA negotiations

23 Mar 21  Blog
The market for investors is an increasingly competitive one. Investors are better informed about conditions in host countries. Companies seeking to expand their global presence wil...
Speculating about Phase II of the AfCFTA Negotiations

Speculating about Phase II of the AfCFTA Negotiations

10 Feb 21  Blog
The negotiations to adopt the AfCFTA’s Phase II Protocols are being launched and Phase III negotiations should be concluded by 31 December 2021[1]. Phase II will cover investment...
AfCFTA Phase II and III Negotiations – Update

AfCFTA Phase II and III Negotiations – Update

10 Feb 21  Blog
The scope of the Agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) covers trade in goods, trade in services, investment, intellectual property rights (IPRs) a...
The AfCFTA – implications for Africa’s investment landscape

The AfCFTA – implications for Africa’s investment landscape

29 Jan 21  Publications
Foreign investment is essential for the economic development of African countries. Public investments and domestic investments are not enough to achieve social and economic develop...
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21 Jan 21  News
Country focus Business, civil society weigh in on COVID-19 vaccine funding (Eyewitness News) The South African Chamber of Commerce said the failed R200 billion and COVID-19 loan ...
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01 Dec 20  News
National 30 November 2020 - Trade Statistics for October 2020 (SARS) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for October 2020 recording a trade s...
Collating and disseminating FDI data and related information in Africa – Challenges and opportunities

Collating and disseminating FDI data and related information in Africa – Challenges and opportunities

24 Nov 20  Blog
Collating and disseminating foreign direct investment (FDI) statistics and related information is important for many reasons. It helps government officials and policy makers formul...
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20 Nov 20  News
National Manufacturing can play a key role in South Africa’s economic recovery (Engineering News) The country’s economy is in a dire state, exacerbated by the impact of the C...
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19 Nov 20  News
National Closing address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the third South Africa Investment Conference (The Presidency) It has been a gathering filled with promise and optimism. I...
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18 Nov 20  News
National President to officially open third SA Investment Conference (SAnews) President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the Opening Address at the third South Africa Investment Conf...
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17 Nov 20  News
National SA Investment Conference gets underway (SAnews) The first leg of the two-day South Africa Investment Conference will get underway this afternoon at the Sandton Conventio...
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16 Nov 20  News
National Third chapter of SA investment conference gets underway this week (The South African) President Cyril Ramaphosa will host the third South Africa Investment Conference on...
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30 Oct 20  News
National Technical advisory panel on investment infrastructure being finalised (SAnews) Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille says the department is in the p...
Global foreign direct investment falls 49%, outlook remains negative

Global foreign direct investment falls 49%, outlook remains negative

27 Oct 20  News
The biggest drops occurred in developed countries, cutting across all major forms of foreign direct investment. Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows fell 49% in the first ...
AfCFTA will address Africa’s investment challenges, says ECA’s Karingi at AIM2020

AfCFTA will address Africa’s investment challenges, says ECA’s Karingi at AIM2020

23 Oct 20  News
Regional Investment Agreements and Investment Drivers in Africa: Shaping Global Investment Strategies through the African Continental Free Trade Area The African Continental Free ...
AfCFTA will harmonize investment rules, create level-playing field, says ECA Director

AfCFTA will harmonize investment rules, create level-playing field, says ECA Director

23 Oct 20  News
The African Continental Free Trade Area is going to harmonize investment rules between its member countries and the rest of the world in order to create a level playing field after...
Structured discussions on investment facilitation for development move into negotiating mode

Structured discussions on investment facilitation for development move into negotiating mode

29 Sep 20  News
Participants in the structured discussions on investment facilitation for development began on 25 September 2020 formal negotiations on a multilateral agreement on this issue, with...
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28 Aug 20  News
SA freight and transport industry still far from recovery (Business Report) The South Africa freight and transport industry was still far from recovery from the negative impa...