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Africa could gain $89 billion annually by curbing illicit financial flows

Africa could gain $89 billion annually by curbing illicit financial flows

29 Sep 2020  News
UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 says stopping illicit capital flight could almost cut in half the annual financing gap of $200 billion that the continent face...
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New WTO working group established to deepen trade and gender discussions

New WTO working group established to deepen trade and gender discussions

29 Sep 2020  News
A group of WTO members agreed to establish an Informal Working Group on Trade and Gender on 23 September, marking the next phase of an initiative kickstarted in 2017 to increase th...
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Structured discussions on investment facilitation for development move into negotiating mode

Structured discussions on investment facilitation for development move into negotiating mode

29 Sep 2020  News
Participants in the structured discussions on investment facilitation for development began on 25 September 2020 formal negotiations on a multilateral agreement on this issue, with...
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G20 debt service suspension initiative applications rose to 46 countries to date

G20 debt service suspension initiative applications rose to 46 countries to date

29 Sep 2020  News
G20 IFA WG advances its agenda on Financial Resilience and Supporting the Recovery The G20 International Financial Architecture Working Group (IFA WG) concluded today its Septembe...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

28 Sep 2020  News
National news the dtic and CDE to Host Webinar on SEZS as Drivers of Economic Growth and Industrialisation The role of the Special Economic Zones (SEZS) as drivers of economic gr...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Sep 2020  News
National news Manufacturing tipping point could be pushed back by innovation and tech – De Ruyter (Engineering News) Addressing the Manufacturing Circle annual general meeting ...
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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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