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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...
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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Mar 18  News
Featured commentary: ACET’s Caroline Kende-Robb on Africa’s year of opportunity US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, travels to Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria ne...
2017 PIDA Week: Conference proceedings

2017 PIDA Week: Conference proceedings

01 Mar 18  News
Enhancing Trade and Economic Transformation through Regional Infrastructure Development Opening session NEPAD CEO Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki welcomed the participants to PIDA Week...
Regional conference on Corruption and the challenge of economic transformation in southern Africa: Call for abstracts

Regional conference on Corruption and the challenge of economic transformation in southern Africa: Call for abstracts

28 Feb 18  News
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Sub-regional Office for Southern Africa (SRO-SA), in collaboration with the African Union Southern Africa Regional Office (AU-SARO), are...
Department of Labour hosts SADC Employment and Labour Sector Tripartite Technical Meeting

Department of Labour hosts SADC Employment and Labour Sector Tripartite Technical Meeting

26 Feb 18  News
The South African Department of Labour is hosting the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Employment and Labour Sector Tripartite Technical Meeting at the Cape Town Inter...
What is COMESA’s Digital Free Trade Area and should SADC have one too?

What is COMESA’s Digital Free Trade Area and should SADC have one too?

15 Feb 18  Publications
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) announced in November 2017 that its Secretariat had ‘completed the design of the digital free trade area’, and that t...
Department of Trade and Industry’s Doing Business in Africa Guide

Department of Trade and Industry’s Doing Business in Africa Guide

13 Feb 18  News
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) has introduced a new guide on doing business in Africa. South African’s trade with the region has grown significantly over the...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Feb 18  News
Starting today, in Tunis: AfDB workshop on staple crop processing zones in Africa Building on the analyses and findings of a Bank-led study on a sample of 10 African countries, th...
SADC looks up to tourism to boost regional economic growth

SADC looks up to tourism to boost regional economic growth

12 Feb 18  News
Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states have agreed to fast-track the review of the Protocol on Tourism Development as part of efforts to boost economic growth ...
SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement: Mozambique Trade Profile

SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement: Mozambique Trade Profile

09 Feb 18  Infographics
On 10 June 2016, the EU and six countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA Group – comprising Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland (BLNS), South Afric...
The SADC Tribunal Saga continues before the South African Courts

The SADC Tribunal Saga continues before the South African Courts

07 Feb 18  Blog
An unprecedented application has been set down for hearing, by the High Court in Pretoria, on 5-7 February 2018. The Court is asked to declare President Zuma’s support of the sus...
Mozambique joins the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Southern African states

Mozambique joins the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Southern African states

06 Feb 18  News
The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) became the first regional EPA in Africa to be fully operat...
Botswana signs the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement

Botswana signs the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement

31 Jan 18  News
Botswana has signed the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) Agreement which consists of 26 countries of the three Regional Economic Communities of Common Market for Eastern and South...
Cumulation provisions in the SADC EPA

Cumulation provisions in the SADC EPA

25 Jan 18  Blog
Earlier this week, visiting officials from the European Commission provided insight at a Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) workshop into the cumulation provisions contained in the...
SADC in 2018 – Consolidating stability and sustainable development

SADC in 2018 – Consolidating stability and sustainable development

25 Jan 18  News
An eventful year awaits southern Africa in 2018 as the region intensifies efforts to deepen economic integration and achieve sustainable development and stability. The region is s...
When African Trade Arrangements incorporate WTO Disciplines without all Member States being WTO Members

When African Trade Arrangements incorporate WTO Disciplines without all Member States being WTO Members

24 Jan 18  Publications
This Trade Brief takes a look at a feature of African trade arrangements which has given rise to little discussion or concern. The legal instruments underpinning African trade arra...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Dec 17  News
ABCA call for papers: Examining the challenges and opportunities of firms’ productivity in Africa Consultancy opportunity: Develop a SADC trade development and trade promot...
Southern Africa International Arbitration Conference – 15-16 November 2017

Southern Africa International Arbitration Conference – 15-16 November 2017

07 Dec 17  Event
Talkmore Chidede, tralac researcher, participated at the 2nd Annual Southern Africa International Arbitration Conference (SAIAC 2017) held on November 15th and 16th in Johannesburg...
From the TDCA to the SADC-EU EPA – the significant changes

From the TDCA to the SADC-EU EPA – the significant changes

06 Dec 17  Blog
The Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement (TDCA) has been governing the trading relationship between South Africa and the European Union since it entered into force (provisi...

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