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Tag: Logistics

Safety, competitiveness, infrastructure key to aviation’s benefits in Africa

Safety, competitiveness, infrastructure key to aviation’s benefits in Africa

30 Nov 18  News
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments in Africa to maximize the positive social and economic power of aviation by working together to promote safe, s...
Smooth African trade to tackle rising challenges: UNCTAD head

Smooth African trade to tackle rising challenges: UNCTAD head

27 Nov 18  News
Competitive transport, logistics and foreign investment are essential to ease intra-African commerce and reap rewards of new deal, meeting hears. Smoothing the way for African tra...
Africa seeks cheaper, faster and easier trade at NTFCs forum

Africa seeks cheaper, faster and easier trade at NTFCs forum

26 Nov 18  News
A landmark forum, co-organized by UNCTAD, focuses efforts by African countries seeking ways to ease interregional and international trade. African countries seeking to reduce the ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Nov 18  News
Mali’s parliament yesterday, 15 November, unanimously ratified the AfCFTA Agreement. @AbdoulayeDiop8: Bravo au gouvernement & a l’Assemblée nationale du Mali pour cette pr...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Nov 18  News
Regional Risks for Doing Business 2018 (WEF) Of the 34 countries in sub-Saharan Africa that we surveyed, “unemployment and underemployment” was identified as the most pressing...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Nov 18  News
SADC Business Council foundational meeting: @SthrnAfrcaTrust updates Tomorrow, 7 November, at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Johannesburg Airport, @SthrnAfrcaTrust and @TheNBF will host t...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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