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Tag: Logistics

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 ...
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...

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