Tag: Structural transformation

How nations can structurally transform their economies

How nations can structurally transform their economies

28 Aug 20  News
The policy experiences that transformed China from a manufacturing assembly hub of the world to an economic powerhouse offer valuable lessons for countries in the global south. Th...
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tralac’s Daily News selection

26 Jun 20  News
A tralac Special Feature on the Corporate Council on Africa’s inaugural Leaders Forum, Resilient US-Africa business engagement to drive post COVID-19 recovery, which concludes to...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Sep 19  News
African Leapfrog Index: Getting Lions to Leapfrog With financial support from the Mastercard Impact Fund, the African Leapfrog Index – which was launched during the World Econom...
Regional growth spillovers in sub-Saharan Africa

Regional growth spillovers in sub-Saharan Africa

26 Jul 19  News
After close to two decades of strong economic activity, growth in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) decelerated markedly from 2015-16, to its lowest level in more than 20 years at 1.4 perce...
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement at core of deliberations in Nairobi

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement at core of deliberations in Nairobi

18 Jun 19  News
Enhancing Trade and Market Access for Accelerated Agriculture Transformation “It is difficult to form a compelling vision of prosperity without a role for trade. But for the mar...
“To integrate Africa, bring down the walls,” Adesina urges at 2019 African Development Bank Annual Meetings open in Malabo

“To integrate Africa, bring down the walls,” Adesina urges at 2019 African Development Bank Annual Meetings open in Malabo

13 Jun 19  News
African leaders on Wednesday underscored the urgent need to fast-track the continent’s regional integration process in order to accelerate Africa’s economic transformation. Th...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 May 19  News
The Bus King of Africa (Moneyweb) Having conquered the South African bus market, Busmark CEO Pat Nodada is now partnering with the Industrial Development Corporation to build bus ...
Commodity-dependent countries urged to diversify exports

Commodity-dependent countries urged to diversify exports

16 Apr 19  News
Experts discuss recent trends in global commodity markets and explore how commodity-dependent developing countries could achieve inclusive growth. Developing countries that depend...
Africa’s Pulse: Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remains below three percent three years after crisis

Africa’s Pulse: Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remains below three percent three years after crisis

09 Apr 19  News
Digital revolution can unlock inclusive growth and job creation across Africa Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has been downgraded to 2.3 percent for 2018, down from 2.5 percent in 20...
CoM2019 ends with African governments being urged to embrace digital transformation

CoM2019 ends with African governments being urged to embrace digital transformation

27 Mar 19  News
The 52nd session of the Economic Commission for Africa Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (COM2019) ended in Marrakech on Tuesday with go...
Productive transformation is a must for Africa – AU Committee

Productive transformation is a must for Africa – AU Committee

11 Mar 19  News
African Union Ministers of Finance, Economy and Integration call on formulation of clear and concise public policies in accelerating the process of productive transformation in Afr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Feb 19  News
3rd STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Ecnomic Planning and integration (4-8 March, Yaoundé) The 3rd Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Pl...
Public policies for productive transformation: 3rd STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

Public policies for productive transformation: 3rd STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

18 Feb 19  News
Implementing effective public policies that facilitate productive transformation is essential for reviving economies. The 2019 African Union Specialized Technical Committee (STC) o...
South Africa Economic Update: Increasing South Africa’s tertiary enrollment requires rebalancing resources

South Africa Economic Update: Increasing South Africa’s tertiary enrollment requires rebalancing resources

22 Jan 19  News
Reforming tertiary education in South Africa could reduce inequality of opportunity, boost growth Enhancing South Africa’s socio-economic inclusion through increasing equitable ...
Africa set for massive transformation with AfCFTA, says ECA’s David Luke

Africa set for massive transformation with AfCFTA, says ECA’s David Luke

16 Jan 19  News
Africa is set for massive transformation as more countries are expected to sign-up and ratify the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) in 2019, says Economic Commissio...
IMF Executive Board 2018 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia

IMF Executive Board 2018 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia

06 Dec 18  News
Ethiopia has built on its strong track record of development over more than a decade. Growth slowed in 2017/18, but remained high while the current account deficit continued to na...
African Union Commission launches the first Africa Industrialization Week to promote regional value chains development in Africa

African Union Commission launches the first Africa Industrialization Week to promote regional value chains development in Africa

23 Nov 18  News
The AUC Department of Trade and Industry organised the inaugural Africa Industrialisation Week (AIW) from 19-23 November 2018 at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa. The...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Nov 18  News
The South Africa-Zimbabwe bilateral free trade agreement terminates today. What does this mean for the future of their bilateral trade relationship? A tralacBlog by Elisha Tsh...
World’s poorest countries must nurture dynamic businesses

World’s poorest countries must nurture dynamic businesses

20 Nov 18  News
UNCTAD’s Least Developed Countries Report 2018 examines how the world’s most disadvantaged countries can foster entrepreneurship to create jobs and help end poverty. Governmen...
Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

19 Nov 18  News
This report on Zimbabwe’s economic growth opportunities and trajectory was prepared at the government’s request following a political transition in November 2017. After recent...