Tag: Investment policy

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jan 19  News
Agenda items for tomorrow’s EAC Heads of State Summit in Arusha: The presidents are expected to tackle key issue amongst member states, with priority given to resolution of lon...
World Bank, BMZ announce enhanced collaboration on Africa development projects

World Bank, BMZ announce enhanced collaboration on Africa development projects

31 Jan 19  News
World Bank Group and German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) launch joint efforts in six countries The World Bank Group and German Federal Ministry ...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first State Visit to India

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first State Visit to India

29 Jan 19  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa, during his media remarks on 25 January 2019 following his first State Visit to India as President of the Republic of South Africa, said that fruitfu...
EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

28 Jan 19  News
Europe and Africa are each other’s closest neighbours. What happens in Africa matters in Europe, and vice versa. As equal partners with mutual interests, the two sides are worki...
Africa’s youth ready for a digital future but leaders are lagging behind: Ramaphosa at WEF 2019

Africa’s youth ready for a digital future but leaders are lagging behind: Ramaphosa at WEF 2019

24 Jan 19  News
If Africa’s leaders do not act quickly to move the continent into the 21st century, young people will leave them behind, South Africa’s President Cyril M. Ramaphosa said today ...
Darkening prospects: Global economy to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 as trade, investment weaken

Darkening prospects: Global economy to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 as trade, investment weaken

15 Jan 19  News
Emerging, developing economies should rebuild policy buffers, boost productivity to sustain growth Global economic growth is projected to soften from a downwardly revised 3 percen...
Linking policies on development and trade

Linking policies on development and trade

07 Dec 18  News
Germany’s Federal Government has announced a Development Investment Fund. The new scheme can become an important milestone for realigning cooperation with Africa – towards dove...
2018 African SDG report calls for critical investments in urbanization

2018 African SDG report calls for critical investments in urbanization

05 Dec 18  News
The 2018 Africa Sustainable Development Report calls on African governments to prioritize investments in water, sanitation and urbanization in order to leverage the health outcomes...
G20 Leaders’ Declaration: Building consensus for fair and sustainable development

G20 Leaders’ Declaration: Building consensus for fair and sustainable development

03 Dec 18  News
The G20 Leaders’ Summit concluded on 1 December 2018 in Buenos Aires with a press conference given by Argentine President Mauricio Macri. After two days of wo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Nov 18  News
AfCFTA ratification update, @GovUganda: Today (Wednesday) the Instrument of Uganda’s ratification of the AfCFTA was officially handed over to the African Union Commission. Uganda...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Nov 18  News
Tomorrow, in Addis Ababa: 6th African Union Commission-United States High Level Dialogue. Amb. Kwesi Quartey (AUC Deputy Chairperson) and Tibor Peter Nagy (US Assistant Secretary o...
The landscape for institutional investing in 2018: Perspectives of institutional investors

The landscape for institutional investing in 2018: Perspectives of institutional investors

28 Nov 18  News
The 2018 Argentina G20 Presidency requested the World Bank to organize a high-level G20 Investor Forum focused on institutional investors (pension funds, insurance companies, sover...
Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

19 Nov 18  News
This report on Zimbabwe’s economic growth opportunities and trajectory was prepared at the government’s request following a political transition in November 2017. After recent...
A WTO multilateral investment facilitation agreement: An African perspective

A WTO multilateral investment facilitation agreement: An African perspective

18 Nov 18  Blog
Investment at the WTO Investment was introduced onto the World Trade Organisation (WTO) agenda in 1996 at the First WTO Ministerial Conference held in Singapore, when member state...
Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa Summit

Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa Summit

16 Nov 18  News
EU-South Africa Summit: Strengthening the Strategic Partnership At the 7th European Union-South Africa Summit held in Brussels on 15 November 2018, Leaders agreed on a number of s...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Nov 18  News
Today’s trade-related event postings: Uganda’s Ministry of Trade, this morning, launched the Uganda Trade Information Portal. A related update from Rwanda. The Govern...
Africa can learn from EU: President Ramaphosa

Africa can learn from EU: President Ramaphosa

14 Nov 18  News
Africa can draw lessons from the European Union’s path to integration, economic and political union, and achieving social progress, President Ramaphosa has said. In his address ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Nov 18  News
Kenya-China trade relations: tweeted updates @Kiptoock: Today in Beijing, Zhang Jiwen-Vice Minister of Customs of China and myself signed protocol allowing market access of STEVIA...
Africa Investment Forum exceeds expectations, participants unanimously agree

Africa Investment Forum exceeds expectations, participants unanimously agree

12 Nov 18  News
The curtain fell on a three-day marathon investment marketplace, on Friday, with transactions worth billions of dollars sealed. The inaugural Africa Investment Forum ended on...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Nov 18  News
Featured trade policy tweet, @CohenOnAfrica: US government withdrawal of AGOA privileges from Mauritania due to reports of slavery is essentially symbolic – trade with Mauritania...