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tralac Daily News

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01 Sep 21  News
National Trade balance remains in surplus while exports take a knock after July unrest (Daily Maverick) South Africa recorded a trade surplus in July of R36.9bn, down from a revi...
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26 Aug 21  News
National Infrastructure remains biggest source of concern for many citizens – Hlahla (Engineering News) While South Africa has made significant progress in improving the living...
Transforming African Trade Corridors for the Future: What Are the Key Priority Areas?

Transforming African Trade Corridors for the Future: What Are the Key Priority Areas?

24 Aug 21  Blog
Africa must prioritise the transformation of key trade corridors which connect the Regional Economic Communities (REC) if indeed the continent is to reap the full potential of the ...
Leveraging Technology to Improve Regulatory Compliance and Trade Efficiency: A Focus on Road Transport

Leveraging Technology to Improve Regulatory Compliance and Trade Efficiency: A Focus on Road Transport

24 Aug 21  Blog
Road transport is an important mode for Africa’s trade, carrying over 90% of intra-regional and regional trade (Afreximbank: 2019). This is likely to continue into the future in ...
Improving Border Efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa: The Need to Look at ‘Beyond the Border’ Operations

Improving Border Efficiency in sub-Saharan Africa: The Need to Look at ‘Beyond the Border’ Operations

24 Aug 21  Blog
Border posts are one of the most important nodes whose performance has a significant bearing on corridor performance, efficiency of supply chains and trade competitiveness. In sub-...
Daily News

Daily News

23 Aug 21  News
National SA agri posts trade surplus in Q2 despite ongoing Covid challenges (Bizcommunity) The results of both the first and second quarter of 2021 agriculture export performance...
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18 Aug 21  News
National South Africa wants to introduce a vaccine passport – but there’s a catch (BusinesTech) The Department of Tourism says that it wants to introduce a vaccine passport f...
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13 Aug 21  News
National 20 products identified as key drivers for KZN economy (IOL) The KwaZulu-Natal government has identified 20 products with “huge export potential” as part of a new str...
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05 Aug 21  News
National Business seeks to nudge localisation debate beyond import substitution (Engineering News) Business is aiming to progress ongoing negotiations on the use of local-content...
Unrest in South Africa: food security and supply chain responses

Unrest in South Africa: food security and supply chain responses

05 Aug 21  Blog
When South Africa’s most recent spate of civil unrest, triggered when former President Jacob Zuma handed himself over to the Correctional Services facility in Estcourt in KwaZulu...
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30 Jul 21  News
National SA should reform fragmented financial services ombuds, World Bank recommends (SAnews) A World Bank diagnostic study has recommended that South Africa restructure its fra...
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27 Jul 21  News
National Transnet cyber attack confirmed: Port terminals division declares force majeure (Moneyweb) In an unprecedented move, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) declared force majeure...
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21 Jul 21  News
National Cost of containers, freight have increased on the back of Covid-19 (Engineering News) The cost of freight containers, rental costs and shipping freight rates have increa...
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15 Jul 21  News
National Updates on looting and protests in South Africa Supply China Latest: Mass Looting Blocks a Key African Trade Gateway (Bloomberg) Widespread social unrest gripping South...
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14 Jul 21  News
National Preserving Macroeconomic Stability, Revitalizing Jobs and Improving Investment Climate Critical for South Africa’s Post-COVID-19 Recovery (World Bank) South Africa is ...
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12 Jul 21  News
National South Africa has lost its status as gateway to Africa as trucks burn – RFA (Engineering News) President Cyril Ramaphosa must ensure that the violent scenes currently p...
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05 Jul 21  News
National Rebuilding The South African Industrial Base – Progress with Sugar and Poultry Masterplans (the dtic) Solid progress is being made with implementation of partnership a...
The impact of Covid-19 restrictions on intra-Africa transit traffic through South Africa

The impact of Covid-19 restrictions on intra-Africa transit traffic through South Africa

03 Jul 21  Publications
From the end of 2019, as the Covid-19 virus began to spread, countries have implemented various mitigating measures. These vary across countries and include short-term shutting-dow...
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30 Jun 21  News
National SA’s trade partners embroiled in nasty spat over alleged abuse of UN resources (Independent Online) South Africa’s trade partners, the UK and the Democratic Republic...
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29 Jun 21  News
National 6 in 10 small business owners proactively planning for growth (IOL) As the lockdown regulations, tightened by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday, continue to put pressu...

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