Tag: Regional integration

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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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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-...
How Similar are Africa’s Trade Regimes? Implications for the AfCFTA

How Similar are Africa’s Trade Regimes? Implications for the AfCFTA

16 Oct 19  Blog
The regional grouping of Africa – both its continental and island states – is a large and diversified bloc of countries. Within this region are multiple regional economic commu...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Sep 19  News
Diarise African trade and regional integration events: 25th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts of Southern Africa: Strategies and poli...
Ghana organises a High-Level Policy Dialogue on Harnessing the benefits of the AfCFTA for a Ghana beyond Aid

Ghana organises a High-Level Policy Dialogue on Harnessing the benefits of the AfCFTA for a Ghana beyond Aid

19 Aug 19  News
Ghana prepares to host the AfCFTA Secretariat The Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and, in partnership with the Economic...
SADC hosts the 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

SADC hosts the 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

19 Aug 19  News
The 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held at Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre i...
South Africa and Tanzania commit to greater economic cooperation

South Africa and Tanzania commit to greater economic cooperation

19 Aug 19  News
The Republic of South Africa and the United Republic of Tanzania have committed to deepen and strengthen economic ties through expanded trade and investment with a goal of achievin...
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15 Aug 19  News
Towards the AfCFTA Country Business Index: ad-hoc expert group meeting to review methodological approach The ECA has proposed the establishment of an AfCFTA Country Business Index...
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14 Aug 19  News
Two commentaries on intra-African trade, pointing to the potential impact of the AfCFTA: Global Trade Review’s (GTR) Africa trade briefing: Rebecca Harding, CEO of Coriolis...
“EAC Staff desert stations over pay”: EAC Press Statement – Clarification of issues

“EAC Staff desert stations over pay”: EAC Press Statement – Clarification of issues

14 Aug 19  News
Our attention has been drawn to issues raised in a story by The East African Newspaper edition of 10th – 16th August, 2019 headlined “EAC Staff desert stations over pay”. At...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Jul 19  News
Diarise: 4th Africa Fintech Summit (21 November, Addis Ababa) Digging beneath the surface: an exploration of the net benefits of mining in Southern Africa (World Bank) Many ex-mi...
Accelerating Economic Diplomacy towards a better South Africa, Africa and world: DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2019

Accelerating Economic Diplomacy towards a better South Africa, Africa and world: DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2019

12 Jul 19  News
Address by Minister Naledi Pandor, Department of International Relations and Cooperation Budget Vote Speech, 11 July 2019 at the National Assembly, Parliament I am pleased to have...
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09 Jul 19  News
Diarise: 35th ICE for Central Africa on the theme Digital transformations and economic diversification in Central Africa (23-27 September, Malabo, tbc) Afreximbank’s support of ...
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08 Jul 19  News
A comprehensive set of AfCFTA updates: The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area was launched yesterday after a day-long summit of Heads of State and Govern...
Recipe for AfCFTA: New report looks at ‘what’s next’ for the Continental Agreement

Recipe for AfCFTA: New report looks at ‘what’s next’ for the Continental Agreement

08 Jul 19  News
The ninth edition of the flagship Assessing Regional Integration in Africa report (ARIA IX), titled ‘Next Steps for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)’, ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Jul 19  News
Today’s featured commentary, David Pilling (Financial Times Africa Editor): Are tech companies Africa’s new colonialists? Ghana appears to have won the bid to host the AfCFTA ...