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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 2020Topic NewsAfrican trade and integration
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
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
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
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 2020Topic NewsAfrican trade and integration
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
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
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
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
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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13 Oct 2020
National South Africa won’t meet debt targets, president’s council says (Moneyweb) South Africa won’t be able to meet its finance ministry’s debt targets and it may be un...
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12 Oct 2020
National Time to implement reforms running out – FirstRand chair (Moneyweb) FirstRand chair Roger Jardine says the “socio-economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic has brough...
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Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

09 Oct 2020Topic NewsFinance and development
The Pulse check report issued by a consortium of multilateral development banks and trade research institutions, recounts the views of sub-Saharan banks on multi-lat...
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09 Oct 2020
National One SA’s Economic Recovery Plan revealed: 20 key interventions (The South African) One South Africa Movement (One SA) Chief Activist Mmusi Maimane, on Thursday 8 Octob...
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World Bank confirms economic downturn in sub-Saharan Africa, outlines key polices needed for recovery

World Bank confirms economic downturn in sub-Saharan Africa, outlines key polices needed for recovery

09 Oct 2020Topic NewsFinance and development
As Sub-Saharan African countries continue to face economic uncertainty in the time of COVID-19, the region’s latest macroeconomic analysis says governments can look to policy ref...
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08 Oct 2020
National Illicit trade hotline to curb illegal activity (IOL) Illegal trading is one of the biggest threats to economic order and growth in the country, according to the Consumer...
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07 Oct 2020
National South Africa’s exports to China were surprisingly better in the ‘pandemic quarter’ (Engineering News) While South Africa had seen on overall decline in exports dur...
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06 Oct 2020
National ITAC Completes Investigation Into the Supply of Scrap to the Metals Industry (the dtic) The International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) has completed an initial...
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05 Oct 2020
National South Africa: Update on partial re-opening of borders (SAnews) Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has convened an inclusive meeting involving senior immigration...
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02 Oct 2020
National Tax breaks, grey import probe needed to grow local car market, says Naamsa (Engineering News) As many European countries reintroduce lockdown measures to deal with a sec...
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Trade Policy Review: Zimbabwe

Trade Policy Review: Zimbabwe

01 Oct 2020
The third review of the trade policies and practices of Zimbabwe takes place on 30 September and 2 October 2020. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a r...
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