Tag: Investment policy

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 May 19  News
T20 communique for G20 Leaders:  extracts from recommendations from Task Force 5 on Cooperation with Africa (pdf) Agree on a unified approach towards macroeconomic stability ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 May 19  News
Diarise: Investment to support competitiveness and inclusive growth in South Africa (27 May, Johannesburg). One of the speakers at this Tutwa CG seminar will be David Bridgman (out...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 May 19  News
tralac's April newsletter was published earlier today:  it contains a wide variety of AfCFTA-relevant commentaries and resources A select listing of African trade events: (...
How can the AfCFTA Investment Protocol advance the realisation of the AfCFTA objectives?

How can the AfCFTA Investment Protocol advance the realisation of the AfCFTA objectives?

17 May 19  Blog
The AfCFTA Agreement will include a protocol on investment – to be negotiated in phase II. Meanwhile, the technical issues on investment are under consideration, and the draft le...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Apr 19  News
Zimbabwe shoots down Masiyiwa’s rand proposal (Bulawayo24) Industry and Commerce minister, Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu has shot down the suggestion by billionaire telecoms tycoo...
Multilateralism: the only safe route for development finance

Multilateralism: the only safe route for development finance

17 Apr 19  News
Lebanese ambassador who presides over UNCTAD's governing body defends multilateralism during UN development financing forum. As leaders shun the rules-based international order, t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Apr 19  News
Concluding today, in Windhoek: UNCTAD regional capacity building training workshop on the use of statistics and the Productive Capacities Index to inform evidence-based policy-maki...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Apr 19  News
Featured tweet, @EgyptAbaba: Few minutes ago, I officially deposited Egypt AfCFTA ratification instrument. Egypt is 18th depositor of the free trade area and four more to go to ent...
Kenya Economic Update: Transforming agricultural productivity to achieve food security for all

Kenya Economic Update: Transforming agricultural productivity to achieve food security for all

09 Apr 19  News
Kenya’s economic outlook remains stable amid threats of drought in 2019 Kenya’s real gross domestic product is projected to grow by 5.7% in 2019, a slight decrease from the es...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Apr 19  News
A suite of REC-related policy updates: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa An extra-ordinary meeting of the COMESA Council of Ministers will be held on Friday, in L...
Foreign direct investment in Africa: inflows, outflows, opportunities and policy considerations

Foreign direct investment in Africa: inflows, outflows, opportunities and policy considerations

29 Mar 19  Publications
This working paper provides some key insights into foreign direct investment (FDI) flows within Africa. It covers investment flows into Africa from the rest of the world, as well a...
India is committed to work with Africa in areas prioritised by African countries: Suresh Prabhu

India is committed to work with Africa in areas prioritised by African countries: Suresh Prabhu

26 Mar 19  News
India is committed to partner Africa in the areas prioritised by the African countries in the spirit of ‘Partners in Progress’. This was stated by Mr Suresh Prabhu, Minister o...
Agro-processing, manufacturing and ICT offer opportunities for Indian investments in SADC region: Exim Bank

Agro-processing, manufacturing and ICT offer opportunities for Indian investments in SADC region: Exim Bank

26 Mar 19  News
The Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) released a new publication entitled ‘India-SADC Trade and Investment Relations: Harnessing The Potential’ during the Inaugural Sessi...
Bi-National Commission: South Africa reiterates support for new Zimbabwe

Bi-National Commission: South Africa reiterates support for new Zimbabwe

13 Mar 19  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated South Africa’s commitment to work with Zimbabwe in addressing the socio-economic challenges experienced by the two neighbouring countries...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Mar 19  News
COMESA’s tribute to the late Ambassador Julius Onen, the PS of Uganda’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives UNCTAD is undertaking an Investment Policy Review of Angol...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Mar 19  News
Diarise: The 14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships (17-19 March, New Delhi). The programme can be viewed here. The African Day of Standardisati...
How will South Africa engage the Region, the Continent and the World?

How will South Africa engage the Region, the Continent and the World?

01 Mar 19  Blog
In the African context, South Africa is a trading nation. What does the State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2019 say about South Africa’s trade policy? President Ramaphosa emphasi...
The Energy Crisis: How will Investors look at South Africa now?

The Energy Crisis: How will Investors look at South Africa now?

01 Mar 19  Blog
South Africa has traditionally been associated with Africa’s best infrastructure, giving it an obvious advantage in terms of attracting investment and boosting further industrial...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Feb 19  News
African trade events to diarise: South Africa’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry will, on Wednesday, be briefed by the Department of Trade and Industry on ongoing n...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Feb 19  News
Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (20-26 March) on the theme Fiscal policy, trade and the private sector in the digital era: a strategy ...