Tag: Logistics

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 May 19  News
The AfCFTA Agreement is now in force: selected perspectives @AmbMuchanga: Historic milestone! AfCFTA Agreement has today come into force. We celebrate the triumph of bold, pragmat...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Apr 19  News
African trade policy events taking place today: In Maseru: SACU Council of Ministers meeting In Arusha: EABC-UNECA workshop on the role of the private sector in the AfCFTA ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Apr 19  News
Joint AfDB, AUC, UNECA, Afreximbank expert group meeting on informal cross-border trade (16-17 April, Abidjan) Informal cross-border trade has remained a dilemma for the African c...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Apr 19  News
tralac’s March 2019 newsletter is posted: the newsletter carries a comprehensive report of debates at tralac’s annual conference, convened recently in Nairobi Diarise: The Afr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Mar 19  News
Diarise: SWIFT’s African Regional Conference (18-20 June, Accra) on the theme Enabling the Digital Economy South Africa’s February 2019 trade balance will be released tomorrow...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Mar 19  News
Diarise: The 14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnerships (17-19 March, New Delhi). The programme can be viewed here. The African Day of Standardisati...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Feb 19  News
The WTO’s General Council meets in Geneva. Kenya, Cuba, Bolivia and Laos have associated themselves with the submission by China, India, South Africa and Venezuela on The co...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Feb 19  News
The new head of Afreximbank’s Southern Africa Regional Office: Humphrey Nwugo The AfDB has posted an EOI for a trade and regional integration expert to work on, inter alia, the ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Feb 19  News
African trade events to diarise: South Africa’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry will, on Wednesday, be briefed by the Department of Trade and Industry on ongoing n...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Feb 19  News
Marking two years since the TFA entered into force: An Update on the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and African countries This tralac Trade Brief gives an account of the current...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Feb 19  News
African Union Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture: Continental strategy for Geographical Indications in Africa 2018-2023 The protection of GIs could give African coun...
DHL Global Connectedness Index: Globalization hits new record high

DHL Global Connectedness Index: Globalization hits new record high

15 Feb 19  News
International flows of trade, capital, information and people all intensified significantly for the first time since 2007 DHL has released the fifth edition of the DHL Global Conn...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Feb 19  News
tralac’s Gerhard Erasmus on the AfCFTA’s institutions: Could the Secretariat hold the key to implementation? This working paper discusses what institutions the AfCFTA will hav...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Jan 19  News
Featured tweets: @KendalHembroff: G20 Trade and Investment Working Group meeting [15-16 January] to discuss challenges facing international trading system and need for WTO reform ...
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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...