Tag: SADC

Use of Electronic Certificates of Origin now and beyond COVID-19 in intra-African Trade

Use of Electronic Certificates of Origin now and beyond COVID-19 in intra-African Trade

29 Jun 20  Blog
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, it continues to restrain free movement of people, goods and services across African borders to unprecedented levels. Countries find themselves co...
Key Outcomes of the 22nd Meeting of the SADC Ministerial Committee of the Organ

Key Outcomes of the 22nd Meeting of the SADC Ministerial Committee of the Organ

29 Jun 20  News
The following are the Key Outcomes of the 22nd Meeting of the SADC Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation virtual meeting ...
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24 Jun 20  News
UNCTAD’s latest Policy Brief: Making trade agreements work for gender equality - exploring data gaps and availability SADC Council approves revised regional guidelines to ease c...
SADC Council approves revised regional guidelines to ease cross-border transport operations and standardise operating procedures

SADC Council approves revised regional guidelines to ease cross-border transport operations and standardise operating procedures

24 Jun 20  News
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) extra-ordinary Council of Ministers Meeting held virtually on 23rd June 2020 has approved the Revised Regional Guidelines on ...
Communiqué from Private Sector and Business Associations in SADC on COVID-19 Trade Challenges and Post Recovery Strategies

Communiqué from Private Sector and Business Associations in SADC on COVID-19 Trade Challenges and Post Recovery Strategies

24 Jun 20  News
Background The Directors of National Private Sector Apex Body and Regional Business Body Associations in the SADC region held an online meeting on 10 June 2020 to discuss the post...
SADC Regional Response to COVID-19: Transport and trade facilitation, climate change and the environment

SADC Regional Response to COVID-19: Transport and trade facilitation, climate change and the environment

24 Jun 20  News
The 7th Bulletin of the SADC Regional COVID-19 provides highlights of global and regional developments. The world is currently waiting for a vaccine; this report provides highligh...
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08 Jun 20  News
Africa eyes the world’s top trade job — but spars over its candidate (Politico) A political heavy-hitter from Nigeria is shaking up the race to lead the World Trade Organizati...
Status of Integration in the Southern African Development Community

Status of Integration in the Southern African Development Community

08 Jun 20  News
The Status of Integration in the SADC Region Report highlights the key achievements and successes made by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in the area of regional ...
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01 Jun 20  News
Diarise: The OACPS hosts (3 June) first-ever Inter-Sessional Summit on the theme: Transcending the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be chaired by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta. ec...
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26 May 20  News
The AfCFTA Secretariat, through the AUC, invites qualified and competent applicants who are citizens of AU Member States to submit applications for the positions of: Director ...
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19 May 20  News
How much will poverty rise in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2020? (World Bank) The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is expected to drastically slow 2020 GDP per capita growth in Sub-Saharan A...
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18 May 20  News
The AU has advertised the post of executive director for STATAFRIC, based in Tunis. The closing date for applications is 11 June. African Business: Africa’s Top 250 Companies in...
SADC, World Bank reaffirm commitment to strengthen partnership for regional economic integration despite COVID-19 pandemic

SADC, World Bank reaffirm commitment to strengthen partnership for regional economic integration despite COVID-19 pandemic

18 May 20  News
Through a virtual consultative meeting held on 12 May, 2020, co-chaired by the SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax, and Ms. Deborah Wetzel, the Dir...
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12 May 20  News
Lauren Johnston: How COVID-19 will change China and Africa’s economic relationship (WEF) One reason for China’s strictness may be earlier research suggesting that different ty...
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11 May 20  News
Trade impacts of LDC graduation (WTO) There are currently 47 LDCs, of which 12 are at different stages of the graduation process. Of these LDCs, seven are WTO members (Angola, Ban...
SADC embracing electronic Certificate of Origin

SADC embracing electronic Certificate of Origin

11 May 20  News
The review of the SADC revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan (RISDP) and subsequent approval by the Head of States and Government in August 2015 created new d...
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30 Apr 20  News
African leaders mull 2021 as AfCTA’s new take-off date (This Day) The Secretary-General of the AfCFTA Secretariat, Mr Wamkele Mene, spoke during a webinar on the “Political ec...
SADC Regional Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

SADC Regional Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

30 Apr 20  News
SADC regional Response to COVID-19: Bulletin No. 3 This report provides the global, continental and regional situation of COVID-19. On the global perspective, the report provides ...
Coronavirus and freight forwarding in SADC

Coronavirus and freight forwarding in SADC

09 Apr 20  Blog
South Africa is the economic powerhouse in the region. Most countries rely on South Africa, in some way, for their imports. They import goods from South Africa and some import good...
SADC adopts regional Guidelines for harmonising and facilitating movement of critical goods and services across the region during the COVID-19

SADC adopts regional Guidelines for harmonising and facilitating movement of critical goods and services across the region during the COVID-19

08 Apr 20  News
The Council of Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) held their emergency virtual meeting on 6th April, 2020 where, among others, the Ministers adopte...