Tag: Least Developed Countries

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tralac Daily News

13 Nov 20  News
National Ramaphosa on trade, corruption, and the plan to reduce the gap between black and white South Africans (BusinessTech) President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded on a number ...
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09 Sep 20  News
National news South Africa’s GDP tanks 51% in the second quarter (BusinessTech) South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) dropped by a massive 51% in the second quarter of ...
Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery

Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery

05 Aug 20  News
UNCTAD15, the UN trade and development body's fifteenth quadriennial conference, will take place under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all” as th...
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23 Jun 20  News
Launched today by the ECA, in collaboration with the MTN Group: The Africa Communication and Information Platform. The Platform will furnish national and regional COVID task forces...
Tackling COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tackling COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa

12 Jun 20  News
The pandemic-induced crisis will have severe impacts on household incomes and industries in the region and requires swift policy actions.  The COVID-19 infection rates i...
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05 Jun 20  News
Buhari nominates Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria’s candidate for WTO’s DG election (Premium Times) Nigeria has nominated a former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as its can...
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11 May 20  News
Trade impacts of LDC graduation (WTO) There are currently 47 LDCs, of which 12 are at different stages of the graduation process. Of these LDCs, seven are WTO members (Angola, Ban...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 20  News
5th anniversary of the Nairobi Ministerial Decision: Review of implementation, identification of gaps and the way forward. The following submission (dated 2 March) is being circula...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Dec 19  News
Gender-sensitive policy recommendations to support women cross-border traders in Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia  (UNCTAD) Recommendations on Enabling Business Environment and Forma...
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tralac's Daily News Selection

18 Nov 19  News
Underway in Addis Ababa: (i)  SheTrades Global 2019 (held in conjunction with the World Export Development Forum). Discussions will engage with women entrepreneurs from 40 bu...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Oct 19  News
EXIM 2019 Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee convenes interagency meeting to advance President Trump’s Prosper Africa Initiative (Exim Bank, US) The 2019 Sub-Saharan Africa A...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Oct 19  News
African trade policy events to diarise: The first meeting of the AfCFTA Council of Ministers responsible for trade takes place next week in Addis Ababa (24-25 October). It wil...
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14 Oct 19  News
Underway in Geneva: UNCTAD’s NTMs Week Sessions will cover topics such as the costs and benefits associated with NTMs from a sustainable development perspective, trade tensions ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jul 19  News
Underway, in Niamey: 9th Session of African Ministers of Trade in preparation for the Extra-Ordinary Summit scheduled for 7 July. The summit will also be preceded by the Civil Soci...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jun 19  News
The role of rules of origin in boosting intra-African trade: a CNBC interview with Junior Davis, chief of UNCTAD’s Africa Section AfDB voting powers, as at 31 May 2019. Key reg...
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17 May 19  News
African trade policy events to note: An EAC experts meeting on the AfCFTA takes place today (by video conference) Botswana Competition Policy Peer Review Report dissemination eve...
DG Azevêdo at India’s ministerial meeting of developing and least developed countries: ‘Make your voices heard’ on reform issues

DG Azevêdo at India’s ministerial meeting of developing and least developed countries: ‘Make your voices heard’ on reform issues

14 May 19  News
Participating in an Informal WTO Ministerial Meeting organised by the Indian government in New Delhi on 13 May, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo outlined the current discussions r...
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07 May 19  News
New commentaries on the AfCFTA: tralac’s Gerhard Erasmus: The institutional design of the AfCFTA. Why do international trade arrangements have their own institutions? What ...
New ACP-EU Partnership: Chief negotiators conclude successful series of regional consultations, culminating with African leaders’ meeting

New ACP-EU Partnership: Chief negotiators conclude successful series of regional consultations, culminating with African leaders’ meeting

07 May 19  News
On 3 May 2019, in Eswatini, Chief negotiators Neven Mimica and Robert Dussey met with African Ministers to discuss the African pillar of the future partnership between the EU and 7...
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27 Mar 19  News
Tunisia has formally ratified its membership of COMESA – becoming its 20th member Diarise: Transforming Mauritius – policies to foster industrialisation and development. The w...