Tag: Investment policy

China mission to attract investors to Special Economic Zones

China mission to attract investors to Special Economic Zones

21 May 18  News
The Department of Trade and Industry will this month embark on an investment roadshow to Shanghai, China, aimed at wooing investors to the South African Special Economic Zones (SEZ...
New strategic directions of the ECA: Putting ideas into action for an empowered and transformed Africa

New strategic directions of the ECA: Putting ideas into action for an empowered and transformed Africa

11 May 18  News
The year 2018 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the establishment of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). The occasion presents an opportunity to reflect on the contribution o...
IMF sets out policy steps to reduce vulnerabilities and raise sub-Saharan Africa’s medium-term growth

IMF sets out policy steps to reduce vulnerabilities and raise sub-Saharan Africa’s medium-term growth

08 May 18  News
Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to pick up modestly from 2⅔ percent in 2017 to 3½ percent in 2018, the IMF said in its latest Regional Economic Outlook for sub-Saharan...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 May 18  News
Underway, in Sandton: The Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum. The keynote address was delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa. AfCFTA updates, analysis: (i) The ...
SA, Japan to fast-track economic growth

SA, Japan to fast-track economic growth

03 May 18  News
The Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum is expected to accelerate the promotion of private sector-led economic growth by encouraging networking among African and Japanese co...
President Kenyatta presents scorecard, rallies support for Big Four Agenda

President Kenyatta presents scorecard, rallies support for Big Four Agenda

03 May 18  News
President Uhuru Kenyatta on 2 May presented to Parliament a comprehensive scorecard of his Government’s achievements on areas of national values, security and Kenya’s obligatio...
India-South Africa Business Summit 2018: “United by Legacy, Unified for Prosperity”

India-South Africa Business Summit 2018: “United by Legacy, Unified for Prosperity”

02 May 18  News
The much anticipated India-South Africa Business Summit 2018 (ISABS 2018) concluded on 30 April 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg with a session on ‘India ...
IMF regional consultation with the West African Economic and Monetary Union

IMF regional consultation with the West African Economic and Monetary Union

26 Apr 18  News
On March 26, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with WAEMU. Economic activity remains strong but vu...
Commonwealth adopts forward-looking Connectivity Agenda for Trade and Investment

Commonwealth adopts forward-looking Connectivity Agenda for Trade and Investment

20 Apr 18  News
In response to the risks to growth presented by rising protectionism, leaders at the CHOGM today expressed their strong support for the multilateral trading system and adopted...
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué: “Towards a Common Future”

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué: “Towards a Common Future”

20 Apr 18  News
Introduction Commonwealth Heads of Government met in the United Kingdom from 19 to 20 April 2018 and discussed how the Commonwealth can contribute to a future which is fairer, m...
Commonwealth Business Forum Banquet: Keynote address by President Cyril Ramaphosa

Commonwealth Business Forum Banquet: Keynote address by President Cyril Ramaphosa

19 Apr 18  News
London, 17 April 2018 More than 20 years ago, Nelson Mandela asked me to come to attend the Commonwealth Business Forum and today I am overjoyed once again to be here and the priv...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Apr 18  News
Press coverage of the first day of the Trade Law Centre, Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce, Zimbabwe Network of Customs and Excise Experts AfCFTA awareness workshop The Africa...
Report of the tenth session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration

Report of the tenth session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration

17 Apr 18  News
The tenth session of the Committee on Regional Cooperation and Integration was held in Addis Ababa on 1 and 2 November 2017, on the theme, “Implementation of the Continental Free...
Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on launch of new investment drive

Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on launch of new investment drive

17 Apr 18  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday outlined an investment drive on which government and social partners are about to embark to advance investment, growth, job creation and meaning...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Apr 18  News
Profiled trade policy events: (i) Underway, in Harare: Trade Law Centre, in collaboration with Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce and Zimbabwe Network of Customs and Excise Exp...
India-South Africa Business Summit to strengthen investment

India-South Africa Business Summit to strengthen investment

16 Apr 18  News
Business Summit seeks to maximise the potential of the economic and commercial partnership between South Africa and India The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partner...
The concrete result of IAF 2018: Strengthening Indonesia-Africa Partnership

The concrete result of IAF 2018: Strengthening Indonesia-Africa Partnership

12 Apr 18  News
The Indonesia-Africa Forum (IAF) 2018, a forum organized by Indonesia for the first time, has succeeded in drawing up a series of concrete agreements to further strengthen Indonesi...
Indonesia and Africa synergize cooperation at Indonesia-Africa Forum 2018

Indonesia and Africa synergize cooperation at Indonesia-Africa Forum 2018

11 Apr 18  News
Unleashing potentials: Developing Sustainable Economic and Investment Cooperation “[The] Indonesia-Africa Forum is the embodiment of the commitment of Indonesia and African coun...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Apr 18  News
Decisions, declarations and resolutions of the Assembly of the African Union (29-29 January): extracts (i) Declaration on internet governance and development of Africa’s di...
Mauritius and China reiterate determination to consolidate economic and trade relations

Mauritius and China reiterate determination to consolidate economic and trade relations

04 Apr 18  News
Mauritius and China have reiterated their determination towards consolidating economic and trade relations by signing the agreed minutes pertaining to the first round of negotiatio...