Tag: SACU

tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

25 Sep 19  News
Tributes continue to pour in following the death of Nigeria's chief trade negotiator and one of the AfCFTA's architects, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe.  A selection: (i)  Dav...
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The SACU Institutions that never were

The SACU Institutions that never were

13 Sep 19  Blog
The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is a customs union (CU) and is in operation since 1910. It has a single customs territory and a Common External Tariff (CET). SACU is also...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Jul 19  News
SACU’s reforms in shreds (Southern Times) Namibia’s Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein, who last week became the chairperson of the SACU Council of Minister, admitted to The S...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Jul 19  News
AfCFTA ratification update, from @ch_nji: “It’s done, Cameroon has ratified the AfCFTA today, 19 July 2019. Instrument of ratification to be deposited with the depository in th...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jun 19  News
The role of rules of origin in boosting intra-African trade: a CNBC interview with Junior Davis, chief of UNCTAD’s Africa Section AfDB voting powers, as at 31 May 2019. Key reg...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Mar 19  News
The GTR AFRICA 2019 conference starts today in Cape Town. Twitter updates: #GTRAFRICA The WTO’s 2019 Public Forum theme has been announced: Trading forward – adapting to a cha...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Feb 19  News
Negotiating African trade policy: Event reminders Expert meeting on Non-Tariff Barriers (NTB) Reporting, Monitoring and Elimination under the AfCFTA (concluded today in Nairo...
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What is a Customs Union like SACU about?

What is a Customs Union like SACU about?

14 Dec 18  Blog
From a legal and technical point of view the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is a Customs Union (CU) and an international organization with legal personality. Since a CU is a...
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SACU’s operational Challenge

SACU’s operational Challenge

14 Dec 18  Blog
What does the 2002 SACU Agreement promise in terms of how the Organization would function? What did the Member States subsequently do in order to ensure that the agreed formula wou...
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