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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

23 Sep 2020  News
National news Retail trade confidence edged up in Q3 – Bureau for Economic Research (Business Report) The Bureau for Economic Research (BER) on Monday said that retail trade co...
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SACU Secretariat hosts 4th Ministerial Retreat

SACU Secretariat hosts 4th Ministerial Retreat

23 Sep 2020  News
South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Mr Tito Mboweni, chaired the 4th joint Finance and Trade Ministers’ virtual Ministerial Retreat meeting on 21 September 2020. The Ministers ...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

22 Sep 2020  News
National news Corruption an ‘added burden’ in fight against Covid-19, says Mkhize (The Citizen) Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has decried how corruption, particularly in prici...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

21 Sep 2020  News
tralac Annual Conference 2020 highlights Africa Trade Pact Negotiators to Fast-Track E-Commerce Talks (BNN Bloomberg) Negotiations for e-commerce and digital trade under an ...
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Key Note Address by Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga delivered at the  2020 tralac Annual Conference

Key Note Address by Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga delivered at the 2020 tralac Annual Conference

21 Sep 2020  News
I greet each and every one of you. I would like to begin by thanking tralac for the opportunity accorded to me to deliver the keynote address at your 2020 Annual Conference which ...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

18 Sep 2020  News
National news Minerals Council welcomes move to level 1, backs Ramaphosa’s recovery plan (Eyewitness News) As the country prepares to move to level 1 of the lockdown, the Miner...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

17 Sep 2020  News
National news South Africa to ‘cautiously’ reopen borders as lockdown eases (Nation) South Africa will reopen its borders to most countries next month, the president said Wed...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

16 Sep 2020  News
National news S Africa’s coronavirus loan scheme lags, hobbling govt relief package (Reuters Africa) South Africa’s National Treasury plans no further easing of its coronavir...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

15 Sep 2020  News
National news Master plan starts to encourage poultry sector expansion (Engineering News) South African poultry producers have pledged to invest R1.7-billion towards expansi...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

14 Sep 2020  News
National news Namibia records N$3.5 billion deficit for July (New Era) In July 2020, Namibia recorded a trade deficit of N$3.5 billion, after the country’s exports stood at N$5...
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COMESA launches Regional Customs Transit Guarantee Scheme mobile app

COMESA launches Regional Customs Transit Guarantee Scheme mobile app

14 Sep 2020  News
The COMESA Regional Customs Transit Guarantee Scheme (RCTG Carnet) has launched a Mobile Application designed to provide access to real-time information to Clearing and Forwarding ...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

11 Sep 2020  News
National news A Strengthened Partnership for Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery (US Embassy in South Africa) The Department of International Relations and Cooperation hosted the 11t...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

10 Sep 2020  News
City of Cape Town eyes air cargo as new revenue stream (IOL) The tourism industry requires innovative ways to ensure revenue is being generated by the sector, so air cargo will be...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

09 Sep 2020  News
National news South Africa’s GDP tanks 51% in the second quarter (BusinessTech) South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) dropped by a massive 51% in the second quarter of ...
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Unconventional monetary policies necessary to address the impact of COVID-19

Unconventional monetary policies necessary to address the impact of COVID-19

09 Sep 2020  News
Central Banks in the COMESA region has been implementing new policy instruments and made changes to their monetary policy frameworks in order to address low growth and increase in ...
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Germany’s Marshall Plan with Africa will promote innovation and harness the potential of Africa’s youth

Germany’s Marshall Plan with Africa will promote innovation and harness the potential of Africa’s youth

09 Sep 2020  News
Germany’s Marshall Plan with Africa marks a new era of cooperation between Europe and Africa that could drive industrial development and deliver huge opportunities for the Africa...
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DDG Wolff: Trade, global cooperation can best deliver adequate medical supplies

DDG Wolff: Trade, global cooperation can best deliver adequate medical supplies

09 Sep 2020  News
International trade and cooperation among WTO members are vital to ensure sufficient supplies of medical devices during the COVID-19 crisis, Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff said...
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EAC rolls out Regional Electronic Cargo and Driver Tracking System

EAC rolls out Regional Electronic Cargo and Driver Tracking System

08 Sep 2020  News
The RECDTS App is designed to stop Corona in its tracks along EAC key transport corridors The East Africa Community (EAC) Secretariat and its Partner States today held a virtual r...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

08 Sep 2020  News
National news Remarks by Minister Ebrahim Patel at the Global Industrial and Manufacturing Summit, Video Recording, 4 September 2020 Covid-19 caused disruptions to supply-lines o...
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Public procurement is a powerful tool for sustainable development – UN report

Public procurement is a powerful tool for sustainable development – UN report

08 Sep 2020  News
Strategic government spending on goods and services can increase the uptake of sustainability standards in the wake of COVID-19, driving our sustainable development ambitions. As ...
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