Tag: Logistics

Establishment of a Single African Air Transport Market: Ministerial Working Group Experts’ meeting

Establishment of a Single African Air Transport Market: Ministerial Working Group Experts’ meeting

12 Oct 17  News
The Single African Air Transport Market is to be launched during the January 2018 African Union Summit. In preparation for the launch, the Experts of the Ministerial Working Group,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Oct 17  News
Featured tweet, @WTODGAZEVEDO: Informal WTO ministerial gathering in Marrakesh just finished. Encouraged by the political support and focused discussions as we approach MC11. In Pr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Oct 17  News
Africa and the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference: four updates (i) Yesterday in Marrakech: Ministerial meeting of the KENSA Group (trade ministers from Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, South ...
Senior government officials and experts to discuss trade facilitation in Southern Africa

Senior government officials and experts to discuss trade facilitation in Southern Africa

09 Oct 17  News
The Economic Commission for Africa office for Southern Africa will organize the Twenty Third Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of Southern Africa on the t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Oct 17  News
Applications are now open for tralac’s e-course: Trade in the 21st Century – legal and policy considerations for Africa. Note the closing date: 11 October 2017 tralac’s week...
Zimbabwe transit management system and the international best practice

Zimbabwe transit management system and the international best practice

04 Oct 17  Discussion
Elisha Tshuma, Customs and Trade Facilitation Expert, discusses the challenges facing Zimbabwe with regards to transit cargo processing and customs management Zimbabwe recently ga...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Sep 17  News
Featured @AUTradeIndustry tweet (from the ongoing BIAT conference in Tanzania): Intra-Africa Trade would double from the current level of ~$170bn per year to almost $400bn by addre...
Rail and road transportation and firm productivity: Evidence from Tanzania

Rail and road transportation and firm productivity: Evidence from Tanzania

30 Aug 17  News
Modal choice between rail and road transportation Rail transport generally has the advantage for large-volume long-haul freight operations. The literature generally shows that shi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Aug 17  News
Profiled trade and integration events: (i) Today, in Maputo: South Africa-Mozambique Bi-national Commission. The South African government’s proposal to lead regional efforts to ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Aug 17  News
Today’s trade and integration event pointers: The political and socio-economic integration of the African continent: the role of the Pan-African Parliament (22-25 August, Ca...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jun 17  News
A reminder: The ECOWAS Heads of State summit takes place on Sunday Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (17-19 May): presentations are now available for download Adva...
WCO leads discussions on freedom of transit for landlocked countries

WCO leads discussions on freedom of transit for landlocked countries

02 Jun 17  News
The economic developments of many countries that are ‘locked’ by lands are often hindered by the lack of access to the sea. Even if their industrial or agricultural products ar...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 May 17  News
Think 20 Summit: Global Solutions (29-30 May, Berlin). Input by PwC’s Bob Moritz: The forces of globalisation, technology, and financial growth need to be reset for the future A...
North-South Rail Corridor study: An example of what Africans can achieve when working together

North-South Rail Corridor study: An example of what Africans can achieve when working together

29 May 17  News
Movement of people and cargo by rail in the SADC region has been on a decline over the last decade due to a significant under investment in infrastructure and rolling stock. Most ...
African chambers of commerce discuss best practices in use of single windows in enabling cross border trade

African chambers of commerce discuss best practices in use of single windows in enabling cross border trade

25 May 17  News
The Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI), in collaboration with the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC), concluded a two-day consultative meeting on Tuesday, 23 May,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 May 17  News
Zimbabwe’s former Economic Planning and Investment Promotion minister, Tapiwa Mashakada (MDC-T), has been elected the new chairperson of PAP’s Committee on Trade, Customs and I...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 May 17  News
Nigeria: FEC approves trade negotiations office (PM News) The Federal Executive Council, presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday approved the establishment o...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 May 17  News
Africa ponders challenges as WTO steps in way of AU self-financing model (New Times) The WTO and the US government have written to a number of African Union member states on the l...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 May 17  News
Starting today, in Berlin: B20 Germany 2017 Summit. Featured preview Underway, in Addis: IPCC meeting to draft Sixth Assessment Report outline Featured tweets: (i) @AUTradeIndust...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Apr 17  News
Starting tomorrow, in Cape Town: tralac’s Annual Conference, International Trade Governance – quo vadis? It is clear there are significant shifts in global political economy a...