Tag: Regional integration

20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué

20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué

01 Feb 19  News
Enhancing the Economic, Social and Political Integration of the EAC The East African Community Heads of State, their Excellencies President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of the Repub...
EAC leaders to meet in Tanzania on Friday

EAC leaders to meet in Tanzania on Friday

31 Jan 19  News
20th Ordinary Summit of EAC Heads of States scheduled for 1 February 2019 in Arusha Rwanda has confirmed that President Paul Kagame will attend the East African Communit...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jan 19  News
Events listing, Part II Profiled trade and development event listings: events happening outside of Africa ITC and Commonwealth Secretariat: Women in the digital economy and inter...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Jan 19  News
Events listing, Part I Profiled African trade and development events, starting Monday, for your events calendar: TFTA Technical Committee on Legal Affairs (28-29 January, Nairobi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jan 19  News
Today, in Geneva: Retreat of Ambassadors of Landlocked Developing Countries South African patent lawyer, Ms Esmé du Plessis, has been appointed to serve on the WTO panel to rule ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Jan 19  News
African Economic Outlook 2019: Africa growth prospects remain steady, industry should lead growth (AfDB) Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and GDP growt...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Nov 18  News
WTO updates: (i) G20 economies: WTO report shows sharp rise in trade-restrictive measures A total of 40 new trade-restrictive measures were applied by G20 economies during the re...
Regional Integration as a building block for the Multilateral Trading System

Regional Integration as a building block for the Multilateral Trading System

18 Nov 18  Blog
The signing of the Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) by African countries earlier this year was a momentous decision which could potentially alter the economic growth traje...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Nov 18  News
Released today: Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2017 Extracts (pdf): Overall commitments to Africa’s infrastructure from all sources increased to $81.6bn in 2017 f...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2017/18

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2017/18

06 Nov 18  Publications
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa is celebrating its 15th anniversary. This edition includes a review of the developments since 2001, the year when the first editi...
Intra-African Trade – focusing on trade within Regional Economic Communities

Intra-African Trade – focusing on trade within Regional Economic Communities

17 Oct 18  Publications
Intra-African trade is low (at 16.7% according to 2016 tralac analysis) compared to intra-regional trade in other parts of the world. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFT...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Oct 18  News
Diarise: Regional Monitoring Group on the implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol (17-19 October, Uganda) The Global Competitiveness Report 2018 will be released...
Africa and Turkey hold Second Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum to promote cooperation opportunities

Africa and Turkey hold Second Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum to promote cooperation opportunities

15 Oct 18  News
Africa and Turkey have concluded the 2nd Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum in Istanbul, co-organised by the African Union Commission and the country’s Ministry of Trade. ...
African Development Bank approves strategy to accelerate transformation of Eastern Africa

African Development Bank approves strategy to accelerate transformation of Eastern Africa

15 Oct 18  News
The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration in the Region with...
Blue economy can be engine of Africa’s economic growth if well utilized, says ECA’s Adejumobi

Blue economy can be engine of Africa’s economic growth if well utilized, says ECA’s Adejumobi

18 Sep 18  News
The Economic Commission for Africa is fully committed to supporting the African Union, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and member States to ensure that the untapped potentials...
2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC): Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa

2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC): Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa

04 Sep 18  News
Remarks by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during the 2018 FOCAC Opening Ceremony in Beijing, China At the outset, allow me to express our profound gratitude for the gener...
EALA & EABC set to deepen co-operation on integration matters

EALA & EABC set to deepen co-operation on integration matters

22 Aug 18  News
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) and the East African Business Council (EABC) have agreed to deepen co-operation in a bid to strengthen the integration process. On Mon...
SADC moves towards multi-currency regional payment settlement system

SADC moves towards multi-currency regional payment settlement system

16 Aug 18  News
Southern Africa is making progress towards creation of a multi-currency regional payment system, with the United States dollar expected to become the second currency of settlement ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Aug 18  News
New from tralac tralacBlog: Trudi Hartzenberg and Gerhard Erasmus reflect on select trade-related matters currently on the SADC agenda tralacBlog: John Stuart asks, ...
2018 SADC Summit – Promoting Infrastructure Development and Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development

2018 SADC Summit – Promoting Infrastructure Development and Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development

13 Aug 18  Blog
The 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will take place 17th to 18th August 2018 in Namibia. The occasion...