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SACUM-UK EPA and SA-US Trade Relations, including AGOA

SACUM-UK EPA and SA-US Trade Relations, including AGOA

28 Oct 2020  News
Presentation by Ambassador Xavier Carim, Deputy Director General, Trade Policy, Negotiations and Cooperation Branch at the dtic, to the Select Committee on Trade and Industry, Econ...
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27 Oct 2020  News
National How the virus worsened South Africa’s debt woes (Bloomberg / Engineering News) South Africa is faces surging debt as the havoc wrought by the coronavirus pandemic comp...
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Global foreign direct investment falls 49%, outlook remains negative

Global foreign direct investment falls 49%, outlook remains negative

27 Oct 2020  News
The biggest drops occurred in developed countries, cutting across all major forms of foreign direct investment. Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows fell 49% in the first ...
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A new take on trade

A new take on trade

27 Oct 2020  News
How can trade help the global economy recover sustainably from the pandemic? The COVID-19 pandemic has gravely impacted the global economy. Countries have sought to contain the sp...
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26 Oct 2020  News
National SA Government Commits to Strengthening Economic Ties with the Middle East (dtic) The South African government is committed to strengthening bilateral economic relations ...
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F15 Ministers, Special Envoys for mobilization of international COVID-19 support

F15 Ministers, Special Envoys for mobilization of international COVID-19 support

26 Oct 2020  News
Communiqué of the teleconference between the African Union Commission, the F15 Finance Ministers and the AU Special Envoys for the mobilization of international support for Africa...
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Sub-Saharan Africa: A Difficult Road to Recovery

Sub-Saharan Africa: A Difficult Road to Recovery

23 Oct 2020  News
With difficult recovery ahead, policy makers have fewer resources at their disposal as they cautiously lift restrictions and reopen economies. Transformative reforms are urgently n...
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AU Heads of State at the 2nd Mid-Year Coordination Meeting call on political and social actors to respect human rights and the rule of law

AU Heads of State at the 2nd Mid-Year Coordination Meeting call on political and social actors to respect human rights and the rule of law

23 Oct 2020  News
Five years after the adoption of the Africa Agenda 2063 and its vision for greater African economic and political integration, and taking into consideration that next year marks th...
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AfCFTA will address Africa’s investment challenges, says ECA’s Karingi at AIM2020

AfCFTA will address Africa’s investment challenges, says ECA’s Karingi at AIM2020

23 Oct 2020  News
Regional Investment Agreements and Investment Drivers in Africa: Shaping Global Investment Strategies through the African Continental Free Trade Area The African Continental Free ...
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AfCFTA will harmonize investment rules, create level-playing field, says ECA Director

AfCFTA will harmonize investment rules, create level-playing field, says ECA Director

23 Oct 2020  News
The African Continental Free Trade Area is going to harmonize investment rules between its member countries and the rest of the world in order to create a level playing field after...
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23 Oct 2020  News
National Tax hikes and changes proposed for South Africa – including digital products and services (BusinessTech) South Africa is facing a significant shortfall in revenue coll...
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African Union 2nd Mid-Year Coordination Meeting closes with a resolve to strengthen collaboration in line with the principle of subsidiarity

African Union 2nd Mid-Year Coordination Meeting closes with a resolve to strengthen collaboration in line with the principle of subsidiarity

23 Oct 2020  News
Meeting ends with resolve to strengthen collaboration between the AU, RECs, RMs, the Member States, and other continental institutions The virtual meeting that took place on 22nd ...
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22 Oct 2020  News
National Parliament urges Trade and Industry to accelerate Coronavirus COVID-19-related price abuse investigations (South African Government) The Portfolio Committee on Trade and...
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21 Oct 2020  News
National Taking to the skies (SAnews) Although the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us and requires all to act responsibly, for many the further easing of travel restrictions coul...
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20 Oct 2020  News
National South Africa’s track record bodes ill for investment drive (IOL) South Africa will be hard pressed to realise its ambitions of attracting R1 trillion ($61 billion) of ...
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Continental and Regional Trade Regimes Need Proper Management to Succeed

Continental and Regional Trade Regimes Need Proper Management to Succeed

20 Oct 2020  News
There is need for proper management of the interface between the continental and the regional free trade regimes to generate a range of win-win outcomes for various stakeholders in...
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19 Oct 2020  News
National Job creation is key to SA’s economic recovery (SAnews) As the country recovers from the devastation of the Coronavirus pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasis...
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16 Oct 2020  News
National SA recovery plan to improve economic growth (SAnews) South Africa’s new Reconstruction and Recovery Plan should help unlock greater job creation and faster economic gr...
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15 Oct 2020  News
National Amid SA’s economic gloom, exports boom thanks to gold price, citrus (Business Insider SA) South Africa’s economy is expected to shrink by 8% this year due to the pan...
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14 Oct 2020  News
National African trade integration is still a far way off, envoy tells Parly (Fin24) African states are progressing with trade regimes that are past due in a bid to bolster trade...
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