Tag: Regional integration

The case for an integrated African market – the costs of ‘non-AfCFTA’

The case for an integrated African market – the costs of ‘non-AfCFTA’

13 Aug 18  News
The signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) on March 21 in Kigali by 44 countries represented a milestone towards achieving the long-standing goal of creat...
EAC Secretariat, AfDB strategize to set up partnership to accelerate Africa’s transformation through regional integration

EAC Secretariat, AfDB strategize to set up partnership to accelerate Africa’s transformation through regional integration

06 Aug 18  News
An African Development Bank mission led by Dr. Marcellin Ndong Ntah, Lead Economist and comprising Mr. Patrick Kanyimbo, Regional Integration Coordinator at the Bank’s East Afric...
Regional spillovers in sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring different channels

Regional spillovers in sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring different channels

02 Aug 18  News
After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat g...
Final Communiqué: Joint Summit of ECOWAS and ECCAS Heads of State and Government

Final Communiqué: Joint Summit of ECOWAS and ECCAS Heads of State and Government

31 Jul 18  News
Peace, Security, Stability and the Fight Against Terrorism and Violent Extremism The Joint Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Jul 18  News
Profiled African REC, trade and development events starting today:   In Lomé: Joint ECOWAS, ECCAS Summit of Heads of State and Government In Kigali: African Tax Aut...
BRICS must focus on investment-led trade – Rob Davies

BRICS must focus on investment-led trade – Rob Davies

23 Jul 18  News
South Africa’s Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies told participants at a Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) business meeting that partner nations should fo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Jul 18  News
The Ministerial session of the Sectoral Council of Ministers Responsible for EAC Affairs and Planning takes place tomorrow in Burundi. African Business interview with Prof Carlos ...
Boosting Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – African Trade Report 2018

Boosting Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – African Trade Report 2018

12 Jul 18  News
The 2018 edition of the African Export-Import Bank’s annual flagship report – the African Trade Report – titled “Boosting Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African C...
SADC Committee of Ministers of Finance and Investment meets in Johannesburg

SADC Committee of Ministers of Finance and Investment meets in Johannesburg

11 Jul 18  News
The SADC Committee of Ministers of Finance and Investment met in Johannesburg South Africa on 11 July, 2018, joined by central bank governors from the region to discuss areas of co...
African Heads of State and Government hold their 31st AU Summit Meeting in Mauritania

African Heads of State and Government hold their 31st AU Summit Meeting in Mauritania

02 Jul 18  News
The supreme organ of the African Union, the Assembly, which comprises Heads of State and Government of all the 55 African countries, began its 31st ordinary session on 1 July 2018 ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jun 18  News
The AfDB’s Vice-Presidency for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management has posted a series of new Working Papers and Economic Briefs: we profile analyses by Dr Arkebe Oqubay...
Southern African Regional Integration Stakeholder Forum: Outcome statement

Southern African Regional Integration Stakeholder Forum: Outcome statement

28 Jun 18  News
Private Sector and Regional Integration in Southern Africa: Accelerating Opportunities for Investments and Growth The Southern Africa Regional Integration Stakeholder Forum was co...
Permanent Representatives’ Committee Meeting commends 5 key achievements made by the African Union since January 2018

Permanent Representatives’ Committee Meeting commends 5 key achievements made by the African Union since January 2018

28 Jun 18  News
Thirty-Sixth Ordinary Session of the PRC underway in Nouakchott, Mauritania The launch of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Addis Ababa in January, as well as the...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Jun 18  News
A reminder: The Southern African Structured Trade Seminar is underway in Livingstone. For Twitter updates: #SAST2018 WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement: update “Almost 85% of...
NEPAD Strategic Dialogue on Advancing Infrastructure Development in Africa: Technical Experts Meeting presentations

NEPAD Strategic Dialogue on Advancing Infrastructure Development in Africa: Technical Experts Meeting presentations

27 Jun 18  News
Opening Remarks by Mr. Symerre Grey-Johnson, Head of Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade On behalf of Dr Mayaki, CEO of the NEPAD Agency, I would like to welcome you to...
14th Summit on the Northern Corridor Integration Projects

14th Summit on the Northern Corridor Integration Projects

27 Jun 18  News
President Paul Kagame has called for increased partnership between multiple players in the Northern Corridor to fast-track the development of citizens. The President was speaking ...
Northern Corridor initiative resumes meetings

Northern Corridor initiative resumes meetings

25 Jun 18  News
Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Northern Corridor Integration Project (NCIP) initiative are convening in Nairobi, Kenya today.  The ministerial meeting will make way for a H...
IGAD signs cross-border trade policy

IGAD signs cross-border trade policy

23 Jun 18  News
Members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have adopted a regional policy framework on cross-border trade that promises to be a lifeline for the region’s sm...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Jun 18  News
Featured tweet, @SongweVera: Africa badly needs a common platform for intellectual property rights. In 2008, 10 million apps downloaded from the Apple Store; in 2018, 180 billion a...
World Bank Group increases support for regional integration in sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Group increases support for regional integration in sub-Saharan Africa

22 Jun 18  News
Titled “Supporting Africa’s Transformation”, the World Bank’s new Africa Regional Integration and Cooperation Assistance Strategy for the period FY18-FY23 will pr...