Login

Register




Building capacity to help Africa trade better

Tag: SADC

Moving money across borders in the SADC region

Moving money across borders in the SADC region

20 Jul 16  Publications
Under the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) Finance and Investment Protocol, Annex 6 provides for cooperation on payment, clearing and settlement systems. The subco...
How do the Southern African RECs compare as Rules-based Arrangements?

How do the Southern African RECs compare as Rules-based Arrangements?

20 Jul 16  Publications
During the week of 4 to 11 July 2016 tralac hosted a training workshop for the COMESA Court of Justice. It was a very worthwhile experience in terms of offering an opportunity to t...
International Trade MEPs back trade deal with six African countries

International Trade MEPs back trade deal with six African countries

18 Jul 16  News
The EP Trade committee gave its green light to an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with six member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Thursday. The...
Economic Partnership Agreements: A case of unfortunate timing?

Economic Partnership Agreements: A case of unfortunate timing?

13 Jul 16  News
In preparing this paper, Stephen Lande and Dennis Matanda leverage their extensive first-hand experience with both the African Union and Africa’s regional economic communities. T...
EU signs Economic Partnership Agreement with Southern African countries

EU signs Economic Partnership Agreement with Southern African countries

10 Jun 16  News
This development-oriented agreement is the first of its kind with an African region pursuing regional economic integration. The European Union and six countries of the Southern Af...

International regulatory cooperation in the SADC tourism services sector

08 Jun 16  Publications
The tourism sector makes a significant contribution to the Gross Domestic Product of all Member States in the Southern African Development Community. It is an important provider of...
Historic EU trade deal to be signed in Botswana

Historic EU trade deal to be signed in Botswana

27 May 16  News
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the European Union (EU) have wrapped up negotiations for the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), and are expected to sign th...

State of South Africa’s import trade in textiles and clothing

19 May 16  Publications
Despite increased global competition, the textile and clothing (T&C) industry is a very strategic sector for Southern Africa that has significant forward and backward linkages ...

Transport costs reforms in SADC: where are we and where are we going?

06 Apr 16  Publications
Logistics is important, both in its own right and as a factor that facilitates trade and development. The most recent South African Logistics Survey (CSIR, 2014) found that th...
Experts challenge regional governments to use pension funds for industrialisation

Experts challenge regional governments to use pension funds for industrialisation

23 Mar 16  News
Southern Africa economic experts have challenged governments in the region to explore the viability of pension funds, financial services levies and sovereign wealth funds in financ...
Meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers: Statement by SADC Executive Secretary Dr Stergomena L. Tax

Meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers: Statement by SADC Executive Secretary Dr Stergomena L. Tax

14 Mar 16  News
Statement by SADC Executive Secretary, H.E. Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax, on the occasion of the Meeting of the SADC Council of Ministers in Gaborone, 14 March 2016 A...
SADC Ministers of Trade approve Trade Facilitation Programme

SADC Ministers of Trade approve Trade Facilitation Programme

14 Mar 16  News
The 16th Meeting of the Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic Integration took place on Sunday, 13 March 2016 in Gaborone. The main objective of the meeting was to receive p...

Revised RISDP: A New Growth Path for SADC’s Industrial Development?

02 Mar 16  Publications
In April 2015, the Extra-Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) adopted the Revised Regional Indicative Strategi...
ITAC’s agricultural safeguard investigation into chicken imports from the EU and the transition   from the TDCA to the EU-SADC EPA

ITAC’s agricultural safeguard investigation into chicken imports from the EU and the transition from the TDCA to the EU-SADC EPA

24 Feb 16  Discussion
William Mwanza, tralac Researcher, discusses agricultural safeguards and South Africa’s impending transition from the TDCA to the EU-SADC Economic Partnership Agreement The Inte...

Regional Food Security Situation Tight as Grain Shortage Hits Parts of the SADC Region

03 Feb 16  Publications
As effects of climate change worsen, droughts have become more frequent and severe in southern Africa. Combined with this year’s strongest ever recorded El Niño phenomenon – t...
Report on the SADC Standardization, Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Metrology (SQAM) Programme

Report on the SADC Standardization, Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Metrology (SQAM) Programme

02 Feb 16  News
This document contains information provided by SADC at the Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee meeting of 4-6 November 2015 under Agenda Item 4 (Update by Observers). Elim...
Second Trade Policy Review of Angola: Minutes of the Meeting

Second Trade Policy Review of Angola: Minutes of the Meeting

09 Nov 15  News
The second Trade Policy Review of Angola was held on 22 and 24 September 2015, providing a good opportunity to assess the evolution of its socio-economic, trade and investment poli...
EU-Southern Africa trade deal to be signed in Botswana in May

EU-Southern Africa trade deal to be signed in Botswana in May

29 Oct 15  News
The European Union (EU) and five Southern African Development Community states will meet in Botswana in May to sign a trade deal that has taken at least 10 years to complete. A da...

Consignment Based Conformity Assessment (CBCA) and Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC) programmes in SADC countries

28 Oct 15  Publications
The significant increase in imported consumer goods into SADC countries over the last decade has caused several SADC Governments to implement or to consider implementing Consignmen...
Nigeria: Regional policy for accelerated infrastructure development

Nigeria: Regional policy for accelerated infrastructure development

30 Sep 15  News
In recent articles we have been talking about many issues ranging from the need to create enabling environments for investment, the infrastructure challenge for Africa, the financi...

Contact

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel +27 21 880 2010