Tag: Logistics

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Jun 18  News
Africa, global passenger traffic data for April 2018 (IATA) African airlines’ had a 5.1% traffic increase in April. Capacity rose 4.6%, and load factor edged up 0.4 percentage p...
Trade Facilitation in Africa: Progress, Performance and Potential

Trade Facilitation in Africa: Progress, Performance and Potential

30 May 18  Publications
Trade facilitation refers to measures taken by a sovereign nation and its agencies to remove or ameliorate hindrances to cross-border trade of goods and services. In the African co...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 May 18  News
African Development Bank (AfDB) updates, from Busan: Annual Report 2017, Annual Development Effectiveness Reviews 2018, Annual Meetings documentation A reminder: Meetings of senio...
Ethiopia Economic Update: The inescapable manufacturing-services nexus

Ethiopia Economic Update: The inescapable manufacturing-services nexus

16 May 18  News
Services & Manufacturing Linkages: Exploring the Potential of Distribution Services This Ethiopia Economic Update focuses on the connection between services and manufacturing,...
Policy recommendations and options: Boosting trade and development by tackling Africa’s supply chain challenges

Policy recommendations and options: Boosting trade and development by tackling Africa’s supply chain challenges

11 May 18  News
Over the past 15 years, Africa has accounted for several of the fastest growing economies in the world. However, Africa overall accounts for just 2 percent of global trade. The Br...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 May 18  News
From tralac’s recent high-level dialogue on SACU: the workshop report (pdf). Discussions centred on SACU revenue sharing, SACU’s external relations, and the future of SACU. Upd...
Trade in services for inclusive and sustainable development: Water and sanitation, energy and food-related logistics

Trade in services for inclusive and sustainable development: Water and sanitation, energy and food-related logistics

08 May 18  News
Experts met in Geneva from 7-8 May 2018 to examine how to facilitate and expand services trade to achieve the relevant Sustainable Development Goals under the 2030 Agenda, with a f...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Apr 18  News
AfCFTA Ratification Barometer: Rwanda, Ghana (with Kenya’s ratification imminent) Ghana on Thursday night ratified the AfCFTA agreement that will help African countries carry ou...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Apr 18  News
Profiled trade policy events: (i) Underway, in Harare: Trade Law Centre, in collaboration with Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce and Zimbabwe Network of Customs and Excise Exp...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Apr 18  News
African ports: Strengthening Africa’s gateways to trade (PwC) This report was compiled by PwC’s Capital Projects and Infrastructure Transport and Logistics team using a combin...
African ports: Strengthening Africa’s gateways to trade

African ports: Strengthening Africa’s gateways to trade

13 Apr 18  News
Ports are a vital part of the supply chain in Africa with each port having a far-reaching hinterland often spanning a number of countries. Africa, despite its enormous size, still...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Apr 18  News
A profile, from 2016, of Botswana’s youthful, new trade minister: Ms Bogolo Kenewendo African trade policy event previews: (i) Inaugural Indonesia-Africa Forum (10-11 April, Ba...
Air Freight Monthly Analysis – February 2018: Africa tops the international growth chart once again

Air Freight Monthly Analysis – February 2018: Africa tops the international growth chart once again

06 Apr 18  News
Strong start to 2018 for FTK growth, but upward trend has eased Demand for air freight has benefited in recent years from a stronger global trade backdrop, as well as an inventory...
Pioneering One Africa: The companies blazing a trail across the continent

Pioneering One Africa: The companies blazing a trail across the continent

06 Apr 18  News
African business is integrating Africa – economically and otherwise. It has been a long time coming, and plenty of hurdles remain, but the economic integration of the continent, ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Apr 18  News
Towards a Mauritius-China FTA: trade negotiations begin (GoM) The first round of negotiations on the Mauritius-China Free Trade Agreement kicked off yesterday. The Head of the Mau...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Mar 18  News
Last week’s North Gauteng High Court judgement on the SADC Tribunal case is posted (pdf) Nigeria: 2017 Nigerian Annual Trade Policy Report (NOTN) In 2017, in ECOWAS, the NOTN e...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Feb 18  News
Starting today, in New York: The Platform for Collaboration on Tax global conference Diarise: The 6th edition of the Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan (26-27 March) on the theme African...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Feb 18  News
Announced: Abdoulaye Mar Dieye to head UNDP’s Global Policy Bureau Brazil circulates proposal for WTO Investment Facilitation deal (ICTSD) Brazil submitted an extensive draft p...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Feb 18  News
tralac’s Weekly e-Newsletter is posted: SADC Tribunal saga continues before the South African courts Featured tweets: (i) @AdanMohamedCS: The are now 54 Japanese companies in Ke...
Kenyan government defends forced use of SGR

Kenyan government defends forced use of SGR

08 Feb 18  News
The government has defended a directive to transport all imports coming in through Mombasa port via standard gauge railway (SGR) to Nairobi’s inland container depot (ICD). Kenya...