Tag: SACU

Swaziland Budget Speech 2018/19

Swaziland Budget Speech 2018/19

05 Mar 18  News
The Minister of Finance, Martin G. Dlamini, has presented to Parliament the National Budget 2018/19 It is once again my honour to present to the fifth session of the tenth Parliam...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Namibia

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Namibia

01 Mar 18  News
On February 26, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation with Namibia. Since 2010, Namibia has experienced a period ...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for January 2018

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for January 2018

28 Feb 18  News
South Africa’s trade deficit hits record high South Africa’s trade balance shifted to a R27.7 billion deficit in January of 2018, compared to a downwardly revised R15.31 billi...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for December 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for December 2017

31 Jan 18  News
South Africa’s trade surplus widens in December South Africa’s trade surplus increased to R15.72 billion in December of 2017 from an upwardly revised R13.05 billion in the pre...
An Opportunity for South Africa to pursue new regional Policies?

An Opportunity for South Africa to pursue new regional Policies?

19 Jan 18  Blog
South Africa is in the midst of a political battle. At the end of 2017 the ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), elected Cyril Ramaphosa as its new leader, after a hot...
tralac SACU Workshop – Industrial Development & tariff management, November 2017

tralac SACU Workshop – Industrial Development & tariff management, November 2017

06 Dec 17  Event
On 30 November and 1 December, tralac hosted public officials and private sector representatives from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) for a workshop on Industrial Develop...
Safeguard measures in the SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement

Safeguard measures in the SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement

06 Dec 17  Blog
Safeguard measures are a temporary restriction, of fairly traded products, to protect a specific domestic industry from a sudden increase in imports which causes serious injury to ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Nov 17  News
Underway, in Yaoundé: 9th AU Sub-Committee of Directors General of Customs meetings (13-17 November) Mr Nadir, head of the AUC’s Trade Division, underscored the dire need to ad...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Nov 17  News
Featured African trade tweets: @AnnMbiruru: Good news for transporters from Dar. Only 3 police roadblocks are official in Tanzania between Dar es Salaam and Mutukula, said TZ Pres...
Namibia: 2017/18 Mid-Year Budget Review and Medium-Term Policy Statement

Namibia: 2017/18 Mid-Year Budget Review and Medium-Term Policy Statement

06 Nov 17  News
Mid-Year Budget Review Tabling Speech presented by Calle Schlettwein, Minister of Finance, on 2 November 2017 While the global economic landscape offers a window of opportunity fo...
African trade liberalisation: implications for the clothing sector

African trade liberalisation: implications for the clothing sector

02 Nov 17  Publications
The objective of this working paper is to update earlier tralac research by Sandrey et al. (2014) and extend it by concentrating on intra-African trade and trading regimes to asses...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for September 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for September 2017

31 Oct 17  News
South Africa trade surplus well below expectations South Africa’s trade surplus decreased to R4.00 billion in September of 2017 from an upwardly revised 5.98 billion surplus in ...
Brexit: Another Speech… More Challenges

Brexit: Another Speech… More Challenges

18 Oct 17  Publications
The British Prime Minister has made another important speech on her government’s Brexit plans in an address to Parliament on Monday, 9 October 2017. It was meant to explain ...
South African poultry and the SADC-EU EPA

South African poultry and the SADC-EU EPA

18 Oct 17  Discussion
Although the South African poultry industry is important in the broader agro-processing sector (especially in terms of employment) it is facing various difficulties. Even before th...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for August 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for August 2017

02 Oct 17  News
South Africa trade surplus narrows in August South Africa’s trade surplus decreased to R5.94 billion in August of 2017 from an upwardly revised R9.33 billion surplus in July, bu...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Swaziland

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Swaziland

12 Sep 17  News
On September 1, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation with the Kingdom of Swaziland. Since the 2010 fis...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for July 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for July 2017

01 Sep 17  News
South Africa trade surplus narrows in July South Africa’s trade surplus decreased to R8.99 billion in July of 2017 from a downwardly revised R10.56 billion surplus in June, beat...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Botswana

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Botswana

10 Aug 17  News
On July 28, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Botswana, and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal ...
Lesotho Budget Speech 2017-18

Lesotho Budget Speech 2017-18

01 Aug 17  News
“Pursuing fiscal sustainability within the context of political instability and insecurity” Delivered to Parliament by Honourable Dr. Moeketsi Majoro, Minister of Finance, in ...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for June 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for June 2017

31 Jul 17  News
South Africa trade surplus higher than expected South Africa’s trade surplus increased to ZAR 10.67 billion in June of 2017 from a downwardly revised ZAR 7.22 billion surplus in...