Tag: Regional integration

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21 Dec 20  News
National Aviation industry anxious as COVID-19 resurgences force new travel bans (The South African) With a host of countries – mainly across Europe – announcing over the wee...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

11 Nov 20  News
National Agri sector predicted to show positive growth (IOL) Although the agriculture sector was expected to show positive growth next year, the Agribusiness Business Chamber (Ag...
The African Continental Free Trade Area: A tralac guide | 7th edition

The African Continental Free Trade Area: A tralac guide | 7th edition

01 Sep 20  Publications
This booklet provides a handy guide on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and how it fits within Africa’s broader development agenda – the architecture of the AfC...
Do the Regional Economic Communities protect basic Human Rights?

Do the Regional Economic Communities protect basic Human Rights?

28 Jul 20  Blog
Africa’s Regional Economic Communities (RECs) have been receiving more than the usual amount of attention lately because eight of them have been identified as the building blocks...
Status of Integration in the Southern African Development Community

Status of Integration in the Southern African Development Community

08 Jun 20  News
The Status of Integration in the SADC Region Report highlights the key achievements and successes made by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in the area of regional ...
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03 Jun 20  News
The AfDB has posted its North Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2020-2026 The North Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP-NA) 2020-2026 has been designed to su...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

19 May 20  News
How much will poverty rise in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2020? (World Bank) The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is expected to drastically slow 2020 GDP per capita growth in Sub-Saharan A...
Understanding Africa’s Place in Regionalised Global Trade

Understanding Africa’s Place in Regionalised Global Trade

23 Apr 20  Blog
Since the era of the internet began, globalisation has gathered pace and the countries of the world have become more economically integrated. The significant improvements in commun...
Morocco

Morocco

15 Apr 20  Resource
2019 African Regional Integration Report: Voices of the RECs

2019 African Regional Integration Report: Voices of the RECs

03 Mar 20  News
Towards an integrated and prosperous and peaceful Africa This report first presents the historical context of the African integration process and the progress of African leaders t...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Mar 20  News
@AUTradeIndustry: update on the AfCFTA negotiations The 8th meeting of the AfCFTA Technical Working Group on Trade in Services began today in Addis. It is an opportunity for AU me...
Online tool to remove trade barriers in Africa goes live

Online tool to remove trade barriers in Africa goes live

21 Jan 20  News
An online platform developed by UNCTAD and the African Union to help remove non-tariff barriers to trade in Africa became operational on 13 January. Traders and businesses moving ...
African Union Agenda 2063

African Union Agenda 2063

19 Dec 19  Resource
Enhancing benefits of market and financial integration in SACU: some policy options

Enhancing benefits of market and financial integration in SACU: some policy options

13 Dec 19  Publications
This Working Paper provides some policy options confronting members of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and the Common Monetary Area (CMA) arrangements, which are closely ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Nov 19  News
EAC Trade and Investment Report 2018: Accelerating market-driven integration This report is structured in three parts, covering four chapters. Part One includes the backgroun...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Nov 19  News
Diarise: Committee on Private Sector Development, Regional Integration, Trade, Infrastructure, Industry and Technology (11-12 December, Addis Ababa) In 2019, the ECA Conference o...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Nov 19  News
2019 Visa Openness Index Report (AfDB, AU) For the first time, African travellers have liberal access to over half the continent, the 2019 Africa Visa Openness Index pub...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Nov 19  News
3rd Ordinary Session of the STC on Migration, Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons: updates, documentation    (i)  AU member states urged to ratify the protoco...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Nov 19  News
Trade and trade diversion effects of US tariffs on China (UNCTAD)  Tariffs imposed by the US on China are economically hurting both countries, UNCTAD warned in a paper relea...
Market Access Patterns in Africa: Assessing Similarities and Differences

Market Access Patterns in Africa: Assessing Similarities and Differences

27 Oct 19  Publications
This trade brief applies several unsupervised statistical learning methodologies to determine the extent to which the nations of Africa converge (or diverge) in terms of their non-...