Tag: SADC

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06 Jul 21  News
National Iconic South African Mines Are Ravaged Economy’s Unlikely Savior (Bloomberg) The world’s deepest precious-metals mines, together with giant iron-ore and coal pits ar...
The impact of Covid-19 restrictions on intra-Africa transit traffic through South Africa

The impact of Covid-19 restrictions on intra-Africa transit traffic through South Africa

03 Jul 21  Publications
From the end of 2019, as the Covid-19 virus began to spread, countries have implemented various mitigating measures. These vary across countries and include short-term shutting-dow...
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28 Jun 21  News
National Poultry and Automotive Masterplan to Achieve Necessary Reform Parliament Hears (the dtic) Government is implementing necessary reforms to transform and revive the poultr...
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24 Jun 21  News
National Pandemic has presented ‘economic reset’ opportunities (Engineering News) Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour Boitumelo Moloi said on Wednesday that while the Co...
Botswana: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Botswana: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

21 Jun 21  Infographics
In 2020, 17% of Botswana’s world exports and 68% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Botswana’s exports to Africa declined by 3%, and imports from Africa...
Zambia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Zambia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

11 Jun 21  Infographics
In 2020, 21% of Zambia’s world exports and 46% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Zambia’s exports to Africa increased by 2%, and imports declined by 27...
Zimbabwe: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Zimbabwe: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

04 Jun 21  Infographics
In 2020, 55% of Zimbabwe’s world exports and 60% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Zimbabwe’s exports to Africa declined by 8%, and imports increased b...
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11 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Going digital during pandemic signals a positive change for SMMEs – SBI (Eyewitness News) While thousands of small businesses crumbled und...
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05 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Avian epidemic plunging poultry industry into turmoil (CAJ News) Stakeholders are divided over South Africa’s prospects of containing the ...
Namibia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Namibia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

23 Apr 21  Infographics
In 2020, 33% of Namibia’s world exports and 67% of world imports were to and from the rest of Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Namibia’s intra-Africa exports declined by 24% and ...
South Africa: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

South Africa: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

19 Apr 21  Infographics
In 2020, 23% of South Africa’s world exports and 11% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, South Africa’s exports to Africa declined by 17%, and imports fr...
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05 Mar 21  News
Country focus MPs talk value addition before ratifying SADC protocol (New Era) After the tabling of the ratification of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) protocol...
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02 Mar 21  News
Country focus  Namibia edges closer to South Africa with customs connectivity (The South African) Namibia introduced customs connectivity with South Africa in February. The ...
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01 Mar 21  News
Country focus  South Africa seeks to lift infrastructure investment with change to pension fund rules (Engineering News) South Africa's National Treasury is proposing changi...
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19 Jan 21  News
Country focus SA must embrace innovation to rebuild economy: President Ramaphosa (SAnews) With the COVID-19 pandemic having battered the South African fiscus in 2020, President C...
Post Brexit Trade between the European Union and the United Kingdom

Post Brexit Trade between the European Union and the United Kingdom

04 Jan 21  Blog
The new EU-UK trade relationship will be very different from when the UK was a Member State. Major governance challenges lie ahead. Concluding a trade agreement is one thing, imple...
Intra-SADC FTA trade and SADC FTA trade with the rest of Africa 2019

Intra-SADC FTA trade and SADC FTA trade with the rest of Africa 2019

24 Nov 20  Blog
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) consists of 16 members – 13 of which are in a free trade area (FTA). The SADC FTA members are Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madag...
Angola: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Angola: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

23 Nov 20  Infographics
Angola mainly trades with countries beyond the African continent. In 2019 only 4 per cent of Angola’s total trade was intra-Africa trade. On the African continent Angola mainly t...
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09 Nov 20  News
National Critical shortage of building and construction materials in SA (Moneyweb) Critical shortages of building and construction materials, including cement, steel, bricks and ...
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19 Oct 20  News
National Job creation is key to SA’s economic recovery (SAnews) As the country recovers from the devastation of the Coronavirus pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasis...