Tag: SACU

Intra-SACU trade relationships and related issues

Intra-SACU trade relationships and related issues

20 May 15  Publications
Much of the focus of South Africa’s trading relationship with BLNS countries is on the SACU revenue-sharing formula, a formula which is based entirely upon one side and one side ...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2013/2014

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2013/2014

12 Mar 15  Publications
Regional and especially economic integration holds potential and strong benefits for Africa. But this is true only if Africa could succeed in identifying a successful formula to co...
Trade Agreements as Part of the Law of the Land: The Example of SACU and Namibia

Trade Agreements as Part of the Law of the Land: The Example of SACU and Namibia

28 Jan 15  Publications
The Constitution of the Republic of Namibia contains in Article 144 a provision which purports to make international agreements part of the national law. It reads: Unless otherwis...
EPA conclusion – no time for complacency: IPPR

EPA conclusion – no time for complacency: IPPR

23 Sep 14  News
The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has warned in its latest Economy Watch Namibia publication, that although relief has been brought to affected industries, there is n...

SACU after ten years: taking stock and looking ahead

17 Sep 14  Publications
The new Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Agreement entered into force on 15 July 2014. Where does the Organization stand ten years later? Have the original expectations come t...
SACU: Taking stock and considering future developments – September 2014

SACU: Taking stock and considering future developments – September 2014

11 Sep 14  Event
The Trade Law Centre (tralac) in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation hosted a workshop in Windhoek, Namibia on 5 September 2014, to discuss the Southern African Custo...
Statement at the conclusion of the IMF’s 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to Swaziland

Statement at the conclusion of the IMF’s 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to Swaziland

14 May 14  News
A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Jiro Honda visited the Kingdom of Swaziland during April 28-May 12, 2014 to conduct the 2014 Article IV consultation w...
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Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2012

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2012

11 Sep 13  Publications
The Monitoring Regional Integration Yearbook has become a household name in the SADC region, when it comes to monitoring the progress or non-progress of integration within the...
BRICS: South Africa’s Way Ahead?

BRICS: South Africa’s Way Ahead?

28 Aug 13  Publications
The accession of South Africa into the ‘BRICS’ formation has attracted wide attention internationally. Some welcomed the step while others questioned it. A closer look at BRICS...
A Perspective on Common Industrial Policies for the Member States of the Southern African Customs Union

A Perspective on Common Industrial Policies for the Member States of the Southern African Customs Union

16 Jan 13  Publications
The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is a customs union, as defined by having regional free trade behind a common external tariff (CET). This creates a common customs area cov...

Review of South Africa’s industrial policy and implications for SACU

02 May 12  Publications
South Africa is currently reviewing and formulating its industrial policy. The objective of this paper is not so much to present an examination of the South African Industrial Poli...
Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2011

Monitoring Regional Integration in Southern Africa Yearbook 2011

19 Apr 12  Publications
A number of important trade-related developments took place in southern Africa in 2011. Developments on the rest of the African continent as well as in the global economy had impor...
Trade capacity building: from Stockholm to Cape Town, March 2012

Trade capacity building: from Stockholm to Cape Town, March 2012

28 Mar 12  Event
The Swedish National Board of Trade has organized two one-year capacity building programmes during 2011-2012, in the areas of Rules of Origin and Trade Facilitation. The programmes...

Policy Brief: Southern Africa Customs Union – Getting ready for services negotiations

03 Aug 11  Publications
tralac has worked with Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) on Trade in Services matters in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). Although the 2002 SACU Agreement doe...
South African Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry workshop on developments in SACU, 16 March 2011

South African Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry workshop on developments in SACU, 16 March 2011

04 Apr 11  Event
tralac collaborated with the South African Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry to present a workshop on developments in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU...