Tag: Regional integration

Update on the Preferential Tariff Rate Quota Utilisation under the EU-SADC EPA

Update on the Preferential Tariff Rate Quota Utilisation under the EU-SADC EPA

18 Jun 21  Blog
EU-SADC EPA a boost from the TDCA for South Africa The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union (EU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) E...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

14 Jun 21  News
National Government and Stakeholders Sign Master Plan for the Steel and Metal Fabrication Sector (the dtic) The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel, along ...
REC Integration Approaches and their Implications

REC Integration Approaches and their Implications

03 Jun 21  Blog
The traditional approach to economic integration in Africa has become increasingly complex. It lacks focus and feasibility. It might be time to take a hard look at the evidence and...
Commemorating Africa Day – 2021

Commemorating Africa Day – 2021

25 May 21  Blog
Today is Africa Day. How should it be commemorated in the year 2021 and how should this occasion be used to tackle the crises of our times? Africa Day (formerly African Freedom Da...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

16 Apr 21  News
National trade and trade-related news South Africa president calls for ports’ enhanced effectiveness in boosting economy (Xinhua) Enhancing the effectiveness and performance of...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

22 Feb 21  News
Country Focus Qatar-South Africa fresh food trade soared in 2019-20: Ambassador (MENAFN – The Peninsula) Trade between Qatar and South Africa in fresh foods has grown significa...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

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 ...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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 ...