Tag: Investment policy

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Sep 18  News
Profiled African trade and investment events to diarise: The NEPAD Agency is organizing three events next week in New York, on the margins of the UN General Assembly debate First...
European Union discussion paper on investment in South Africa

European Union discussion paper on investment in South Africa

19 Sep 18  News
The EU, as South Africa’s biggest investment partner, welcomes President Ramaphosa’s strong commitment to building a new social compact around investment. This discus...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Sep 18  News
Five trade and infrastructure events – from Arusha to Tianjin: The EALA has resumed its sitting in Arusha (until 6 October). Key agenda items include the East African Community...
State of the Union 2018: Towards a new ‘Africa-Europe Alliance’ to deepen economic relations and boost investment and jobs

State of the Union 2018: Towards a new ‘Africa-Europe Alliance’ to deepen economic relations and boost investment and jobs

12 Sep 18  News
The Commission is proposing today a new ‘Africa – Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs’ On 12 September, on the occasion of his State of the Union Address, Pr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Sep 18  News
African trade and business events to diarise: Blue economy, inclusive industrialization and economic development in Southern Africa: Inter-Governmental Committee of Experts me...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Sep 18  News
EAC trade and regional integration events scheduled for this week: Extraordinary meeting of the Sectoral Council on Trade, Industry, Finance and Investment (10-14 September, Arus...
China Development Bank, Afreximbank in $500m agreement to support Africa’s trade infrastructure

China Development Bank, Afreximbank in $500m agreement to support Africa’s trade infrastructure

10 Sep 18  News
China Development Bank (CDB) on 6 September 2018 in Changsha, China, signed an agreement providing a $500-million facility to the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to enable...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Sep 18  News
Next week, in Lusaka: World Export Develop-ment Forum 2018: ITC will launch several publications throughout the conference (11-12 September, Lusaka), including the Business Guide ...
2018 Development Finance Forum: Unlocking investment opportunities in the East African Community

2018 Development Finance Forum: Unlocking investment opportunities in the East African Community

05 Sep 18  News
Trillions of dollars of under-invested capital in the developed world are seeking higher returns at the same time as developing countries seek capital as well as expertise, knowled...
2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC): Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa

2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC): Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa

04 Sep 18  News
Remarks by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during the 2018 FOCAC Opening Ceremony in Beijing, China At the outset, allow me to express our profound gratitude for the gener...
FOCAC: Call for investment-led trade

FOCAC: Call for investment-led trade

04 Sep 18  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for investment-led trade between Africa and China. This will help promote the industrialisation of African economies and position the continen...
International trading order must be upheld: Ramaphosa

International trading order must be upheld: Ramaphosa

04 Sep 18  News
While foreign direct investment to Africa has increased, economies on the continent are vulnerable to global market fluctuations and it is essential to uphold the international tra...
Joint release by USTR Robert Lighthizer and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Peter Munya

Joint release by USTR Robert Lighthizer and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Peter Munya

29 Aug 18  News
United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Peter Munya (represented by Trade Principal Secretary Dr. Ch...
President Cyril Ramaphosa and UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s press statements in Cape Town, South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa and UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s press statements in Cape Town, South Africa

28 Aug 18  News
Prime Minister Theresa May’s press statement alongside the President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa Scroll down for President Ramaphosa’s remarks Thank you, Mr President, fo...
Ramaphosa, May identify key investment areas

Ramaphosa, May identify key investment areas

28 Aug 18  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa and the United Kingdom have identified key sectors for investment aimed at boosting economic growth and development. The President on T...
President Kenyatta witnesses signing of investment deals worth $238 million in Washington DC

President Kenyatta witnesses signing of investment deals worth $238 million in Washington DC

28 Aug 18  News
President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday witnessed the signing of two agreements that will see two US companies invest $238 million worth of projects in Kenya as he urged the US governme...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Aug 18  News
Diarise: High Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region (3-4 September, Berlin) Featured tweet from @ChilesheKCOMESA (COMESA’s new SG): COMESA will set up stakeholder outreach to...
Rwanda Investor Perceptions Survey 2018

Rwanda Investor Perceptions Survey 2018

15 Aug 18  News
The World Bank Group* with support from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has undertaken an in-depth study of investment perceptions and specific inve...
BRICS must focus on investment-led trade – Rob Davies

BRICS must focus on investment-led trade – Rob Davies

23 Jul 18  News
South Africa’s Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies told participants at a Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) business meeting that partner nations should fo...
US, African officials prepare for post-AGOA trade future

US, African officials prepare for post-AGOA trade future

20 Jul 18  News
African and US officials, private sector representatives, and members of civil society organisations gathered last week in Washington for the 17th African Growth and Opportunity Ac...