Tag: SADC

tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

08 Apr 20  News
tralac’s Special Edition Newsletter on COVID-19 was posted today: explore nine articles, touching on various trade policy issues and sectors (pdf) Explore tralac’s C...
6th Meeting of the EU-SADC EPA Trade and Development Committee: Joint Communiqué

6th Meeting of the EU-SADC EPA Trade and Development Committee: Joint Communiqué

21 Feb 20  News
Senior officials from six countries (Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa) of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the European Union ...
An update on the African Continental Free Trade Area and Southern African Development Community Protocols on Trade in Services

An update on the African Continental Free Trade Area and Southern African Development Community Protocols on Trade in Services

15 Jan 20  Publications
The services sector is key to economic development because it contributes a significant share of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), employment and trade in a country’s economy, regard...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Nov 19  News
Nigeria to form border force with neighbors Benin and Niger to fight smuggling (Reuters) Nigeria and neighboring countries Benin and Niger have agreed to set up a joint border pat...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Oct 19  News
Diarise: EAC Regional Meeting on Trade Facilitation (22-25 October, Dar es Salaam). The meeting, under the leadership of the EAC Secretariat with the participation of the Chai...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Sep 19  News
Featured tweet, Yinka Adeyemi: Chiedu Osakwe, Nigeria's chief trade negotiator, who chaired the Africa process that yielded the AfCFTA in Rwanda is dead. Was a global authority on ...
tralac's Daily New Selection

tralac's Daily New Selection

20 Sep 19  News
Keynote African trade policy discussions yesterday in Kampala: (i)  African Union Sub-Committee of Directors General of Customs:  The entry into force of the Agreement ...
South Africa withdraws its Signature from the Decision to abolish the SADC Tribunal

South Africa withdraws its Signature from the Decision to abolish the SADC Tribunal

13 Sep 19  Blog
Changes to institutional arrangements can happen in unexpected ways and as a result of governments’ new policies. The correct procedure is to follow the formal procedures for ado...
A No-Deal Brexit is on the Cards. What are the Implications for Trade with the UK?

A No-Deal Brexit is on the Cards. What are the Implications for Trade with the UK?

30 Aug 19  Publications
Boris Johnson became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) on 24 July 2019 and changed the narrative on Brexit. He wants to renegotiate the withdrawal deal agreed by his predec...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Aug 19  News
The High-Level Policy Dialogue, Harnessing the benefits of the AfCFTA for a Ghana Beyond Aid, opened today in Accra: “Execute your watchdog role effectively”: Akufo-Addo tells...
South Africa and Tanzania commit to greater economic cooperation

South Africa and Tanzania commit to greater economic cooperation

19 Aug 19  News
The Republic of South Africa and the United Republic of Tanzania have committed to deepen and strengthen economic ties through expanded trade and investment with a goal of achievin...
SADC hosts the 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

SADC hosts the 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

19 Aug 19  News
The 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held at Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Aug 19  News
The 39th SADC Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government starts tomorrow in Dar es Salaam. It concludes on Sunday. A selection of updates: SADC Council of Ministers mee...
SADC Council recommends adoption of kiSwahili

SADC Council recommends adoption of kiSwahili

16 Aug 19  News
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers has recommended the adoption of kiSwahili as the fourth official language of the regional body alongside...
United Republic of Tanzania assumes Chairpersonship of SADC Council of Ministers

United Republic of Tanzania assumes Chairpersonship of SADC Council of Ministers

14 Aug 19  News
Hon. Professor Palamagamba John Kabudi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation of the United Republic of Tanzania, on 13 August 2019 assumed Chairpersonship of th...
SADC develops regional industry protocol

SADC develops regional industry protocol

14 Aug 19  News
A legal instrument that aims to improve the policy environment for industrial development and support implementation will be presented for approval by the 39th SADC Summit tha...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Aug 19  News
Featured tweet, @jattamensah: Ghana, with the AU and the ECA, will host a conference on the implementation of the AfCFTA from 19-21 August (Accra). The keynote speaker is the prime...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Aug 19  News
The 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of SADC, and preceding meetings, starts tomorrow in Dar es Salaam, ending on 18 August Funding the AfCFTA Secretariat...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Aug 19  News
4th SADC Industrialisation Week: selected updates President Magufuli pushes for intra-African trade. Opening the 4th SADC Industrialisation Week and Exhibition in Dar es Salaa...
39th SADC Summit: Towards Inclusive, Sustainable Industrial Development

39th SADC Summit: Towards Inclusive, Sustainable Industrial Development

06 Aug 19  News
Leaders from southern Africa are meeting for their annual summit next week to chart the development agenda of the region. Running under the theme “A Conducive Environment f...