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Tag: Regional integration

SA, Japan to fast-track economic growth

SA, Japan to fast-track economic growth

03 May 18  News
The Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum is expected to accelerate the promotion of private sector-led economic growth by encouraging networking among African and Japanese co...
How effective will Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area be?

How effective will Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area be?

26 Apr 18  News
Last month, 44 African nations gathered in Kigali to sign an agreement establishing a framework for the world’s largest free trade area (FTA) since the creation of the World Trad...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Apr 18  News
Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development: 51st Session of the Commission (11-15 May, Addis Ababa) (i) Assessment of progress on regional integ...
2018 Conference of Ministers: AfCFTA and fiscal space for jobs and economic diversification

2018 Conference of Ministers: AfCFTA and fiscal space for jobs and economic diversification

23 Apr 18  News
The 51st session of the Economic Commission for Africa and the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development will be held at the United Nations...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Apr 18  News
Next week, in Libreville, Gabon: Building Africa’s negotiating capacity for improved terms of engagement with the rest of the world (23-27 April) Africa’s Pulse: Boosting acce...
COMESA holds workshop to enhance regional integration programme

COMESA holds workshop to enhance regional integration programme

18 Apr 18  News
The final activity of a project that aims at contributing to COMESA’s overall goals of having sustainable economic development and poverty reduction in the region was held in Lus...
A step forward for free trade in the ECCAS sub-region

A step forward for free trade in the ECCAS sub-region

18 Apr 18  News
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is launching a campaign to have all countries of the ECCAS sub-regional bloc operationalize the ECCAS Preferential Tariff (k...
South-South digital cooperation for industrialization: A regional integration agenda

South-South digital cooperation for industrialization: A regional integration agenda

17 Apr 18  News
This UNCTAD paper discusses the various components of digital infrastructure to de-mystify digital economy and examines the reasons for growth of big-tech firms and the source of t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Apr 18  News
Taking place tomorrow in Harare, ZEPARU inception workshop: Assessing Zimbabwe’s trade performance within the context of SADC, TFTA and the CFTA Indonesia-Africa Forum: updates ...
AfricaPassportNow! AfroChampions Petition for the creation of a unique African Passport

AfricaPassportNow! AfroChampions Petition for the creation of a unique African Passport

28 Mar 18  News
The petition for the quick creation of a unique African passport is directed to African nationals from the continent and the diaspora and has been launched by the AfroChampions Ini...
EABC moots new strategies to benefit from African continental free trade zone

EABC moots new strategies to benefit from African continental free trade zone

27 Mar 18  News
Regional governments should move fast and expedite integration process to give the East African Community a competitive edge in the proposed continental free trade zone, the East A...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Mar 18  News
African trade policy events starting today: In Abidjan: Africa CEO forum; In Nairobi: Regional meeting on SPS collaboration, leasing and coordination in Eastern and Southern Afric...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Mar 18  News
Profiled trade and development events: Yesterday, in Kigali: 18th Executive Council Meeting of the Extraordinary Summit on AfCFTA Yesterday, in Addis: coordination meeting to pre...
AfCFTA: AUC Chairperson calls on Member States to promote the image of a United Africa

AfCFTA: AUC Chairperson calls on Member States to promote the image of a United Africa

20 Mar 18  News
H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) underscored the need for Africa to speak with one voice as African Union member states embark on impleme...
African Union will enhance Free Movement and Single Air Transport Market during the Extraordinary Summit on the AfCFTA in Kigali, Rwanda

African Union will enhance Free Movement and Single Air Transport Market during the Extraordinary Summit on the AfCFTA in Kigali, Rwanda

20 Mar 18  News
The Extraordinary Summit on the African Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA) held from 17-21 March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, will serve as a platform for the African Union to sign into ex...
Much to gain as an African economic single market

Much to gain as an African economic single market

19 Mar 18  News
AfCFTA represents an opportunity for the EAC to get back on the saddle. A statesman once compared regional integration to riding a bicycle – you have to proceed in a forward dir...
Senior African policymakers reaffirm the critical role of regional integration in economic transformation of African economies

Senior African policymakers reaffirm the critical role of regional integration in economic transformation of African economies

19 Mar 18  News
The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) held its twentieth Senior Policy Seminar from 12-13 March 2018 in Entebbe, Uganda in partnership with the Bank of Uganda on the...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Mar 18  News
Featured tweet, @Trade_Kenya: PS Trade Dr Kiptoo this morning conducted an induction seminar for 11 newly appointed ambassadors on foreign policy, negotiations and economic diploma...
Secretary Tillerson’s meeting with African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat

Secretary Tillerson’s meeting with African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat

09 Mar 18  News
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with AUC Chairperson Moussa Faki on 8 March 2018 to reaffirm the United States’ and AU’s mutual respect and strong commitment to the shared...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Mar 18  News
The AfDB has appointed Moono Mupotola as Director, Regional Integration. Full details of this, and other senior management appointments, can be accessed here. SADC Ministers for E...

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