Tag: SACU

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...
Botswana State of the Nation Address 2018

Botswana State of the Nation Address 2018

06 Nov 18  News
Delivered by Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana, to the First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Eleventh Parliament, 5 November 2018 Mister Speake...
Termination of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Trade Agreement: What next?

Termination of the South Africa-Zimbabwe Trade Agreement: What next?

05 Oct 18  Publications
The Government of South Africa has recently given notice of its intention to terminate the 1964 Zimbabwe-South Africa Bilateral Trade Agreement, with effect from 20 November 2018. ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Sep 18  News
Featured trade, regional policy events: (i) In Abidjan. @ECOWASParliamnt: Parliament-arians convene in Abidjan for the three day seminar on African Continental Free Trade Area. C...
IMF Executive Board 2018 Article IV Consultation with Botswana

IMF Executive Board 2018 Article IV Consultation with Botswana

06 Sep 18  News
Botswana: Mining a New Growth Model Botswana is one of the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has truly benefited from its mineral wealth. Revenues from diamond mines, combi...
Joint statement on UK, SACU and Mozambique EPA

Joint statement on UK, SACU and Mozambique EPA

29 Aug 18  News
Joint meeting of the United Kingdom (UK), Southern African Customs Union member states (SACU) and Mozambique trade ministers on a future UK, SACU and Mozambique Economic Partnershi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Jul 18  News
Tomorrow, in Sandton:  (i)  BRICS Business Forum; (ii)  The Africa Investment Forum on the theme of attracting private sector investment into Africa; (iii)  BRI...
Namibia reviews position on Sacu revenue

Namibia reviews position on Sacu revenue

24 Jul 18  News
Cabinet has approved that Namibia continues consultations to refine the country's position on the Southern African Customs Union revenue-sharing agreement. This was said by deputy...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jul 18  News
BRICS Industry and Trade ministers meet this week in South Africa (4 and 5 July, respectively, pdf) Diarise: Launch of the AUC’s inaugural African Development Dynamics Report (1...
Sixth Summit of the SACU Heads of State or Government: Communiqué

Sixth Summit of the SACU Heads of State or Government: Communiqué

01 Jul 18  News
The Sixth Summit of Heads of States and Government of the Southern African Customs Union (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Eswatini, former Swaziland) took place on 29 ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jun 18  News
Next month’s BRICS Summit: preview by Standard Bank’s Jeremy Stevens South Africa will host the 10th annual summit of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa group. ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 May 18  News
From tralac’s recent high-level dialogue on SACU: the workshop report (pdf). Discussions centred on SACU revenue sharing, SACU’s external relations, and the future of SACU. Upd...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for March 2018

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for March 2018

02 May 18  News
South Africa’s trade surplus beats expectations South Africa’s trade balance shifted to R9.47 billion surplus in March of 2018, from an upwardly revised R0.60 billion def...
SACU Workshop – Cape Town, 26-27 April 2018

SACU Workshop – Cape Town, 26-27 April 2018

01 May 18  Event
On 26 and 27 April 2018, tralac hosted a High-Level Dialogue on SACU, with a focus on the SACU Work Programme and Future Developments. Participants came from the private and public...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Apr 18  News
Underway, in Windhoek: SACU Council of Ministers meeting The ministers will discuss, among others, SACU trade negotiations, including the recently launched African Continental Fre...
Southern African Customs Union Council of Ministers’ Meeting underway in Windhoek

Southern African Customs Union Council of Ministers’ Meeting underway in Windhoek

12 Apr 18  News
First quarterly meeting of the 2018/19 financial year to discuss the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) agenda South African Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, on W...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for February 2018

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for February 2018

29 Mar 18  News
South Africa’s trade balance swings to surplus in February South Africa’s trade balance shifted to R0.43 billion surplus in February of 2018, compared to a downwardly revised ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Mar 18  News
AfCFTA updates ahead of next week’s Kigali summit: (i) tralac’s Ashly Hope: Trade in services and the AfCFTA – no service is an island. The creation of the Continental Free ...
Namibia Budget Statement 2018/19

Namibia Budget Statement 2018/19

12 Mar 18  News
Presented by Calle Schlettwein, MP Minister of Finance, on 7 March 2018 This budget comes at a time after the Namibian economy had endured its most precarious phase. It is an econ...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Lesotho

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Lesotho

06 Mar 18  News
On February 14, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho. While Lesotho has grown faster than...