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The AfCFTA and continental Integration: What role for Women?

The AfCFTA and continental Integration: What role for Women?

25 Jan 23  Blog
African economic integration has been on the agenda for decades and has seen several designs. Under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) there is a new approach. This B...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

23 Jan 23  News
Construction Industry Plays Critical Role in Creating an Enabling Environment in South Africa (the dtic) The construction industry plays a critical role in creating an enabling bu...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

17 Jan 23  News
South Africa: Renewables industrialisation plan to be aligned to expected surge in private projects The newly appointed facilitator of the South African Renewable Energy Masterpla...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

16 Jan 23  News
Economic growth facing challenges – Godongwana (SAnews) Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana says international and local challenges continue to pose as obstacles in the growth of ...
The African Continental Free Trade Area: A tralac guide | 9th edition

The African Continental Free Trade Area: A tralac guide | 9th edition

22 Dec 22  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...
Comment la ZLECA s'intègre dans le schéma d'intégration régionale existant en Afrique

Comment la ZLECA s'intègre dans le schéma d'intégration régionale existant en Afrique

20 Dec 22  Blog
L’accord de la ZLECA est défini comme “le présent Accord établissant la Zone de Libre-Échange Continentale Africaine et ses protocoles, annexes et appendices qui en font pa...
The AfCFTA design will determine how it will function and evolve

The AfCFTA design will determine how it will function and evolve

29 Nov 22  Publications
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is anchored in legal instruments concluded by sovereign states. For trade in goods the AfCFTA establishes, through its Protocol on ...
How the AfCFTA began and evolved

How the AfCFTA began and evolved

28 Nov 22  Publications
African economic integration has a long history, but 10 years ago the African Union (AU) Assembly adopted a decision that put matters on a new course. This decision dealt with boos...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

27 Nov 22  News
Local news R4-trillion needed for South Africa’s hydrogen economy, PIC declares (Engineering News) South Africa’s State-owned Public Investment Corporation (PIC) stated on Mo...
How the AfCFTA fits into Africa’s existing regional integration scheme

How the AfCFTA fits into Africa’s existing regional integration scheme

23 Nov 22  Blog
The AfCFTA Agreement is defined as “this Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area and its Protocols, Annexes and Appendices which shall form an integral par...
Kenya and South Africa sign deals to deepen bilateral relations

Kenya and South Africa sign deals to deepen bilateral relations

14 Nov 22  Blog
Economic integration is vital for Africa. The domestic markets of many African nations are small; several are Least Developed Countries (LDCs), land-locked, or island economies. Ec...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

13 Nov 22  News
Updates from COP27 Namibia Minister launches Conference Outcome at COP27 Africa Day event (UNECA) Africa Day took place on Tuesday the 8th November 2022 at the Africa Pavilion at...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

30 Oct 22  News
Local news South African transport infrastructure needs to be prioritised, panel states (Engineering News) Infrastructure in South Africa’s logistics sector needs to be a prior...
The role of Negotiating Principles in the design of the AfCFTA

The role of Negotiating Principles in the design of the AfCFTA

05 Sep 22  Blog
Since the launch of the ‘Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA)’,[1] negotiations on trade liberalisation among African States have been based on a specific set of principles. When ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Aug 22  News
Local news Scrap metal export ban to buy time for SA to build systems to tackle illegal activity (Engineering News) The proposed policy to ban the export of waste, scrap and semi...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

25 Jul 22  News
Local News Arab-Spring Warning Spurs Ramaphosa to Tout Growth-Plan Progress (Bloomberg) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said the government is making progress on a p...
Are the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Transport and Trade Facilitation Programme and the Corridor Trips Monitoring System gaining traction?

Are the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Transport and Trade Facilitation Programme and the Corridor Trips Monitoring System gaining traction?

15 Jul 22  Publications
On 22 October 2008, at the Tripartite Summit, Heads of State and Government of the member states of COMESA, EAC and SADC agreed to establish the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA). ...
SADC Simplified Trade Regime: Tracing developments and implementation progress

SADC Simplified Trade Regime: Tracing developments and implementation progress

30 Jun 22  Publications
The central objectives of Southern African Development Community (SADC) include economic development and growth, poverty alleviation, enhancement of the standard and quality of lif...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Jun 22  News
Local news South Africa is making a big localisation push – and has stopped using some international products: Ramaphosa (BusinessTech) Answering a recent parliamentary Q&A...

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