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Amendments to the SADC Protocol on Trade

Amendments to the SADC Protocol on Trade

18 May 17  Publications
This Trade Brief examines an important amendment of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Trade that was approved at the 2016 SADC Summit. This amendment co...
SADC moves towards a Simplified Trade Regime

SADC moves towards a Simplified Trade Regime

09 May 17  News
Studies and experiences from other parts of the world show that the simplification and streamlining of documentation requirements as well as import and export formalities significa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Apr 17  News
A rebalancing act for China and Africa: the effects of China’s rebalancing on Sub-Saharan Africa’s trade and growth (IMF) How does China’s new growth model affect sub-Sahara...
Fostering regional value chains and policy coordination in Southern Africa

Fostering regional value chains and policy coordination in Southern Africa

11 Apr 17  News
UNCTAD and the Department for Trade and Industry of the Republic of South Africa jointly organized a regional workshop on regional value chains and policy coordination in Southern ...
African Trade and Integration in a Post-Brexit World

African Trade and Integration in a Post-Brexit World

03 Apr 17  News
After more than four decades of trade being governed by EU policies, Brexit means UK-Africa trading relations are now at a crossroads. Most Sub-Saharan African (SSA) exports enjoy...
Mugabe takes swipe at SA for not freeing up trade

Mugabe takes swipe at SA for not freeing up trade

22 Mar 17  News
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has taken a swipe at South Africa for what he says is Pretoria’s failure to open up free trade in the Southern African Development Community (S...
SADC seeks investment in energy

SADC seeks investment in energy

22 Mar 17  News
Southern Africa will soon convene a special conference to present its multi-billion-dollar energy infrastructure development plan to potential funders. SADC Council of Ministers c...
Extra Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of SADC held at Lozitha, Kingdom of Swaziland

Extra Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of SADC held at Lozitha, Kingdom of Swaziland

20 Mar 17  News
Communiqué Extra Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government held at Lozitha Palace (Mandvulo), Swaziland on March 18th, 2017 The Extra Ordinary Summit o...
WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and its implementation in southern Africa

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and its implementation in southern Africa

16 Mar 17  Publications
This Trade Brief considers some of the major challenges and inefficiencies in cross-border trade in the southern Africa region and the benefits that implementation of the World Tra...
SADC Council of Ministers held in Ezulwini, Swaziland: statement of outcomes

SADC Council of Ministers held in Ezulwini, Swaziland: statement of outcomes

16 Mar 17  News
The two-day SADC Council of Ministers meeting was opened on Thursday 16th March 2017 at Royal Swazi Hotel in Ezulwini, Kingdom of Swaziland. During the two days, Ministers will dis...
SADC Extraordinary Summit to cost industrialization programme

SADC Extraordinary Summit to cost industrialization programme

16 Mar 17  News
Southern African leaders are expected to make a bold statement on taking forward the regional integration agenda when they meet in Swaziland to approve a costed action plan for the...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Mar 17  News
Yesterday in Addis: Dlamini-Zuma hands over AU Commission chair Twelve points for the new African Union Commission Chairperson (International Crisis Group) Mr Faki arrives at a t...
SADC has huge potential for funding own programmes

SADC has huge potential for funding own programmes

15 Mar 17  News
Southern Africa has the potential to mobilise more than US$1.2 billion from alternative and innovative sources as part of efforts to reduce the reliance on donor support. Accordin...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Mar 17  News
SADC Strategic Ministerial Retreat: updates The SADC We Want (pdf): On the basis of the three broad topics, which Member States approved, the Secretariat commissioned research stu...
SADC Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic Integration endorses the SADC Industrialisation Action Plan

SADC Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic Integration endorses the SADC Industrialisation Action Plan

13 Mar 17  News
The 18th Meeting of the SADC Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic Integration was held in Ezulwini, Swaziland on the 11 March, 2017. The meeting considered the Costed ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Mar 17  News
Featured infographics: Number of tourists from India, China, US increasing as trade ties with Kenya deepen IORA Summit outcome: The Jakarta Concord (pdf, IORA) We commit ourselve...
Implementing the SADC EPA – challenges and impact

Implementing the SADC EPA – challenges and impact

01 Mar 17  Discussion
Taku Fundira, tralac Associate, provides an update on the SADC-EU Economic Partnership Agreement and some of the challenges that may lie ahead Negotiations between the European Un...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Feb 17  News
Starting today, in Abidjan: ECOWAS, Partners review long-term election observation missions in West Africa Mukhisa Kituyi: ‘Africa needs more mutual trade in these times of econ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Feb 17  News
Diarise: Trade Out of Poverty‏ @APPG_TOP: Next month, we’re partnering with @DFID_UK to host a high level roundtable on “Africa & the TFA: from ratification to...
Chatham House interview with Rob Davies, South African Trade Minister

Chatham House interview with Rob Davies, South African Trade Minister

22 Feb 17  News
The head of South Africa’s Department for Trade and Industry speaks about his country’s post-Brexit trading relationship with the UK and how it is responding to global economic...

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