Tag: Logistics

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Oct 18  News
The G20 Compact with Africa meeting gets underway today in Berlin:   President Ramaphosa: In his capacity as co-chair of the G20 Africa Advisory Group, President Ramaphosa wi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Oct 18  News
Our featured tweet, @AmbMuchanga: Great news. Got notification from Chief Negotiator. South Africa Parliament has approved ratification of the AfCFTA Agreement. Formal deposit to b...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Oct 18  News
Diarise: Regional Monitoring Group on the implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol (17-19 October, Uganda) The Global Competitiveness Report 2018 will be released...
Exports from the Southern African Development Community to the European Union by mode of transportation: implications of Brexit

Exports from the Southern African Development Community to the European Union by mode of transportation: implications of Brexit

11 Oct 18  Publications
The European Union (EU) has been a long-standing trading partner of African countries. EU member countries are some of the main destination markets for African export products, esp...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Oct 18  News
Maritime trade and Africa (UNCTAD) Maritime trade in Africa is shaped by the continent’s trade concentration and limited diversification. Accordingly, 40% of goods exported...
Maritime trade and Africa

Maritime trade and Africa

04 Oct 18  News
Demographic growth and regional integration can nurture Africa’s maritime trade if shipping, ports and hinterland access are boosted Africa’s minimal integration in world trad...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Oct 18  News
Nigeria: ‘Economy losing over N6.16tr from Apapa chaos monthly’ (Guardian) The Nigerian economy is currently losing about N600 billion in customs revenue, an estimated $10 bil...
Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds special press conference on Nigerian maritime ports

Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry holds special press conference on Nigerian maritime ports

03 Oct 18  News
Statement by Mr Babtunde Paul Ruwase, FCA President, LCCI Press conference held at Commerce House, Victoria Island, Lagos on 2 October 2018 On behalf of the Lagos Chamber of Comm...
SADC urged to accelerate implementation of a single air transport market

SADC urged to accelerate implementation of a single air transport market

02 Oct 18  News
The civil aviation industry in southern Africa and the rest of the continent is projected to grow exponentially once the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) is fully implem...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Oct 18  News
Starting tomorrow, in Geneva: WTO Public Forum 2018. Under the main theme of Trade 2030, the Public Forum’s sub-themes will be sustainable trade, technology-enabled trade, and a ...
IAPH regional conference sets pan-African ports agenda

IAPH regional conference sets pan-African ports agenda

21 Sep 18  News
From 17-19 September 2018, International Association for Ports and Harbours (IAPH) Vice-President in Africa, Mrs. Hadiza Bala Usman, hosted the first regional conference under the ...
Nigerian President inaugurates first IAPH Regional Conference on African soil

Nigerian President inaugurates first IAPH Regional Conference on African soil

18 Sep 18  News
The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has held its first regional conference on African soil under the theme “African Ports and Hinterland Connectiv...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Aug 18  News
African freight volumes, passenger demand: IATA’s June analysis Freight trends: All regions except Africa reported a year-on-year increase in freight volumes in June 2018, but ...
Trade routes: goods trade between SADC and the EU

Trade routes: goods trade between SADC and the EU

31 Jul 18  Infographics
The Eurostat database shows the export of goods (recorded in tons) to the EU28 member states by mode of transportation. The data shows the mode of transportation for external trade...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Jul 18  News
tralac's new short course:  Applications for our new blended (combining online and residential learning) short course Trade Law and Policy for Africa’s Development have...
Trade logistics gap persists between developed and developing countries

Trade logistics gap persists between developed and developing countries

25 Jul 18  News
Report finds advanced economies remain leaders on trade logistics Advanced economies remain the global leaders in trade logistics, finds Connecting to Compete, a new Wor...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Jun 18  News
Featured tweet, @SongweVera: Africa badly needs a common platform for intellectual property rights. In 2008, 10 million apps downloaded from the Apple Store; in 2018, 180 billion a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Jun 18  News
The second African Transformation Forum takes place next week in Accra. Access the conference agenda here. UNCTAD convenes an expert meeting on statistical methodologies for measu...
Africa’s railway renaissance needs public-private partnerships

Africa’s railway renaissance needs public-private partnerships

13 Jun 18  News
Experts from Africa’s rail sector gathered this week in Johannesburg to discuss rail transport and how it can be developed to support the grand design for growth on the cont...
Kenya: 20 companies registered to import consolidated cargo

Kenya: 20 companies registered to import consolidated cargo

07 Jun 18  News
The Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) has cleared 20 firms to bring in goods as consolidated cargo in a move expected to streamline importation of goods by small traders. Clearing ...