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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

26 Jan 21  News
Country focus South Africa’s alcohol industry faces ‘economic abyss’ as alcohol ban continues (BeverageDaily.com) With the third ban now having lasted a month with no date ...
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Akinyi J. Eurallyah

Akinyi J. Eurallyah

25 Jan 21  Team Member
Akinyi J. Eurallyah is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya currently pursuing her PhD Law at Dalhousie University, Canada. She holds an LL.M in International Trade and Investmen...
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Non-tariff barriers and related dispute resolution: Is the East African Community all hat and no cattle?

Non-tariff barriers and related dispute resolution: Is the East African Community all hat and no cattle?

25 Jan 21  Blog
Introduction The East African Community (EAC) has several avenues to use to address/eliminate non-tariff barriers (NTBs) – including the East African Court of Justice. Despite t...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

25 Jan 21  News
Country focus Mavuso stresses importance of implementing structural reform (Engineering News) Everyone, from the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to organised labour, can see wh...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

22 Jan 21  News
Country focus Bleak outlook for retail sector in 2021 as consumer spending remains subdued (Fin24) South African retail sales fell more than expected in November, despite deeper ...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

21 Jan 21  News
Country focus Business, civil society weigh in on COVID-19 vaccine funding (Eyewitness News) The South African Chamber of Commerce said the failed R200 billion and COVID-19 loan ...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

20 Jan 21  News
Country focus Supply Chains Latest: Covid Curbs Shut Busy African Border (Bloomberg) South Africa’s decision to shut its land borders to most travel to curb the spread of the C...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

19 Jan 21  News Workshop
Country focus SA must embrace innovation to rebuild economy: President Ramaphosa (SAnews) With the COVID-19 pandemic having battered the South African fiscus in 2020, President C...
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tralac Daily News: First edition for 2021

tralac Daily News: First edition for 2021

18 Jan 21  News Workshop
Country focus Malawi ratifies AfCFTA after submitting instrument of ratification (UNECA) Malawi submitted its instrument of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Are...
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Brexit Deal concluded: Main Implications, Architecture, and Institutions

Brexit Deal concluded: Main Implications, Architecture, and Institutions

04 Jan 21  Blog Workshop
On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU). The parties then started negotiations on a Withdrawal Agreement,[1] followed by a new trade deal. B...
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Post Brexit Trade between the European Union and the United Kingdom

Post Brexit Trade between the European Union and the United Kingdom

04 Jan 21  Blog Workshop
The new EU-UK trade relationship will be very different from when the UK was a Member State. Major governance challenges lie ahead. Concluding a trade agreement is one thing, imple...
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The Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: Slow ratification by African countries

The Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: Slow ratification by African countries

04 Jan 21  Blog Workshop
The legal systems of African countries reflect their history, colonial heritages, customary and other norms. The differences are also evident in the area of international contracts...
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Etiyel Chibira

Etiyel Chibira

28 Dec 20  Team Member Workshop
Etiyel Chibira has over 18 years’ experience on cross-border road transport policy and regulation, regional transport systems and trade facilitation. He serves on many technical ...
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Customs modernisation in Africa and related challenges

Customs modernisation in Africa and related challenges

22 Dec 20  Blog Workshop
Customs administration systems have to adapt to changes in the trading environment. The modernisation of customs administration systems is fundamental to ensure that trade continue...
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The African Continental Free Trade Area according to its Legal Instruments

The African Continental Free Trade Area according to its Legal Instruments

21 Dec 20  Publications Workshop
The conclusion of a trade agreement does not guarantee new trade flows. For that to happen, the reasons why trade between certain countries is at low levels must be addressed. Effe...
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Addressing Road Transport Regulatory Issues: An Important Step Towards Realising the Objectives of the AfCFTA

Addressing Road Transport Regulatory Issues: An Important Step Towards Realising the Objectives of the AfCFTA

21 Dec 20  Publications Workshop
Road transport plays a critical role in facilitating trade and enhancing regional integration in Africa, and it is an indispensable input to international economic cooperation and ...
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Review of intra-Africa trade liberalisation and the composition of intra-African trade: Implications for the AfCFTA

Review of intra-Africa trade liberalisation and the composition of intra-African trade: Implications for the AfCFTA

21 Dec 20  Publications Workshop
An objective of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is to create a liberalised market for goods and services. To achieve this, the AfCFTA provides for progressive...
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Trade and development finance in Africa in the shadow of COVID-19

Trade and development finance in Africa in the shadow of COVID-19

21 Dec 20  Publications Workshop
Even under the immense challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent, great opportunities exist for the expansion of trade through trade and development financ...
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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

21 Dec 20  News Workshop
National Aviation industry anxious as COVID-19 resurgences force new travel bans (The South African) With a host of countries – mainly across Europe – announcing over the wee...
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