tralac promotes active debate on trade law and policy issues in Africa and engages in applied trade law and policy analysis with the aim of addressing the most pressing trade matters for countries in the region. In brief, tralac develops trade law and policy intellectual capital: this involves monitoring trade negotiations, interpretation of agreements, contribution to debates and discussions on trade developments. Our research is presented in the following different formats: Trade Briefs, Working Papers, Books, Policy Briefs, and Questions & Answers (FAQs), among others.
Short, non-technical papers dealing with relevant trade law and policy issues, aimed at senior policymakers and non-state actors.
Extended border delays a common experience at Kasumbalesa: What are the real issues and can we expect improvements?
Are the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Transport and Trade Facilitation Programme and the Corridor Trips Monitoring System gaining traction?
Developments in the European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Regulations and What they Mean for Vulnerable Third Countries
Detailed analysis of trade issues which contribute to the body of intellectual capital on trade matters for the region, targeted at policymakers, analysts and trade advisors.
The United States anti-dumping investigation against lemon juice from South Africa: what happened, and where to now?
Collections of papers presenting a detailed analysis of a range of related trade matters, written specifically for the region.