Tag: SACU

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Jul 17  News
Starting tomorrow, in Harare: Measuring and implementing trade facilitation in Zimbabwe Next week, in Abuja: Establishing a trade facilitation roadmap in Nigeria At WTO: Goods ne...
South Africa: Find new ways to boost growth and job creation

South Africa: Find new ways to boost growth and job creation

24 Jul 17  News
The South African economy has registered tremendous progress over the past two decades, boosting living standards and lifting millions out of poverty nationwide. Further reforms ar...
SACU and Namibia – The future

SACU and Namibia – The future

24 Jul 17  News
Remarks by Ms. Paulina M. Elago, Executive Secretary of SACU, on the occasion of the 38th Public Dialogue on “SACU and Namibia – the future”, held on 13 July 2017 in Windhoek...
South Africa’s trading relationship with Africa – 2016

South Africa’s trading relationship with Africa – 2016

18 Jul 17  Infographics
Africa presents an opportunity for South Africa to expand its markets, given the political impetus to create a continental free trade area in Africa, which will provide duty free a...
SACU after the June 2017 Summit: Is the Organization heading the right Way?

SACU after the June 2017 Summit: Is the Organization heading the right Way?

05 Jul 17  Publications
In many ways, the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) is an unsung success story. SACU is technically a customs union for trade in goods, and has been notified as such to th...

Intra-SACU trading relationship – 2015

02 Jul 17  Infographics
Trade within the SACU is highly asymmetric, with South Africa (SA) dominating trade in both directions and the other countries far more dependent on SACU than SA. SA runs a massive...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for May 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for May 2017

30 Jun 17  News
South Africa trade surplus widens In May South Africa's trade surplus widened to ZAR 9.5 billion in May 2017 from a downwardly revised ZAR 5.0 billion in the previous month and be...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jun 17  News
Kenya: Draft Investment Policy (GoK) Up to now, Kenya has not had a single and clearly defined policy solely focusing on investment generation and retention. The Government of Ken...
5th Summit of the SACU Heads of State and Government: Communiqué

5th Summit of the SACU Heads of State and Government: Communiqué

26 Jun 17  News
The 5th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU), was held on Friday, 23rd June 2017 in Lozitha, Swaziland....
Cape-to-Cairo free trade area closer

Cape-to-Cairo free trade area closer

23 Jun 17  News
The East African Community is getting closer to a deal on tariff offers with Egypt and the South African Customs Union (SACU) that would allow the bloc to ratify the Tripartite Fre...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jun 17  News
The 5th SACU Summit takes place on Friday in Swaziland. Swaziland as the current Chair of SACU has successfully led a process that facilitated discussions within SACU on the transf...

UK Elections and post-Brexit Prospects for SACU

08 Jun 17  Discussion
Gerhard Erasmus, tralac Associate, comments on the trade prospects for SACU countries once Britain exists the EU and the impact on the SADC Economic Partnership Agreement The UK i...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for April 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for April 2017

31 May 17  News
South Africa trade surplus narrows in April South Africa posted a trade surplus of R5.1 billion in April of 2017 compared to a downwardly revised R11.3 billion surplus in March an...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 May 17  News
Posted: tralac’s Weekly Newsletter Akinwumi Adesina: Africa and India – sharing the development journey (IPPMedia) And nowhere is this partnership more needed than on the iss...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 May 17  News
Underway, in Kigali: the third Transform Africa Summit. Further details: conference website Starting tomorrow, in Maputo: the 5th Annual African Mobile Phone Services Policy Initi...
Overview of the rebate facilities in the Southern African Customs Union

Overview of the rebate facilities in the Southern African Customs Union

03 May 17  Publications
The Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Agreement (SACUA) of 2002 aims to facilitate free movement of goods between SACU member countries. For goods imported outside the region, ...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for March 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for March 2017

02 May 17  News
Trade surplus widens in March South Africa’s trade surplus widened in March due to a surge in exports, while growth in private sector credit extension moderated on the back of w...
SACU members need to harmonise border control policies

SACU members need to harmonise border control policies

22 Feb 17  News
There is need to harmonise all the border control polices amongst the different Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) member states to promote regional trade. Ministry of Commerce ...
Namibia Trade Forum looks into poultry dumping claims

Namibia Trade Forum looks into poultry dumping claims

13 Feb 17  News
The poultry trade between South Africa and Namibia is not clearly defined, leading to confusion regarding the actual origin of many chicken products imported into the Southern Afri...
African trade and integration

African trade and integration

04 Jan 17  Themes
tralac’s primary aim is to help build capacity for government officials, policymakers, and regional organisations to more adequately address the most pressing trade matters facin...