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Embracing DigitALL Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality to support achieving the SDGs: the case of Zambia

Embracing DigitALL Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality to support achieving the SDGs: the case of Zambia

16 Dec 23  Blog
The theme for the 2023 International Women’s Day (8 March) was “DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality.” It has generally been observed that women and girls ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

08 Dec 23  News
Transnet increases tug availability at Durban port (SAnews) The Port of Durban has made significant strides in the improvement of its marine craft status by increasing tug availab...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

07 Dec 23  News
Southern Africa: Botswana Extends Ban on South African Fruits and Vegetables (allAfrica) Botswana announced on Monday, December 5, 2023 that it would extend and expand restriction...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

24 Nov 23  News
Kenya has vast growth potential in aviation and technology (The Standard) The air transport industry in Africa is on the resurgence, and aviation is definitely the next infrastruc...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

16 Nov 23  News
Botswana Science, Technology and Innovation Foresight (UNCTAD) UNCTAD conducted a Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy Review of the Republic of Botswana during 20...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

08 Nov 23  News
Patel unveils strategy charting the course for SA’s Global Business Services (SAnews) Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel on Tuesday unveiled a forward-lookin...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

20 Oct 23  News
SACU receipts account for major source of revenue - NamRA (Namibia Economist) The Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRA) on Thursday said contributions from the Southern African Customs U...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

22 Sep 23  News
Prince William unveils South Africa’s Abalobi as finalist for Earthshot Prize (Engineering News) South African community fish catch recording technology company Abalobi has been...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

15 Sep 23  News
SA eyes growing trade, exporting coal to Vietnam (SAnews) South Africa is looking forward to broadening existing bilateral trade with Vietnam, says Deputy President Paul Mashatile...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

22 Aug 23  News
Sustaining existing trade partnerships and finding new markets is imperative for SA agriculture (Bizcommunity) South Africa is in the enviable position of being a net exporter of ...
Customs Administration and the Role of Disruptive Technologies in facilitating cross-border trade in Africa

Customs Administration and the Role of Disruptive Technologies in facilitating cross-border trade in Africa

31 Aug 22  Publications
What do practitioners and traders need to know and what can be done to make them work for trade facilitation? Customs administrations advance and implement cohesive sets of polici...
Trade in the Digital Economy: A tralac guide

Trade in the Digital Economy: A tralac guide

14 Jul 22  Publications
The digitalisation of the economy requires new ways of thinking about competition, intellectual property, taxation, industrial policy, privacy, cyber security, the labour market, i...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

20 Apr 22  News
Local news South Africa Floods Could Hurt China Trade (Voice of America) Some of the worst flooding in South Africa’s history has left more than 400 people dead and some 4...
Digital Development in Africa – What is Working and What Isn’t

Digital Development in Africa – What is Working and What Isn’t

27 Feb 22  Blog
Download the full blog HERE Information and Communication Technology (ICT) policies are a key driver of ‘digital development’ – the extent of integration of a country or reg...
Leveraging Technology to Improve Regulatory Compliance and Trade Efficiency: A Focus on Road Transport

Leveraging Technology to Improve Regulatory Compliance and Trade Efficiency: A Focus on Road Transport

24 Aug 21  Blog
Road transport is an important mode for Africa’s trade, carrying over 90% of intra-regional and regional trade (Afreximbank: 2019). This is likely to continue into the future in ...
The potential role for drones in Africa’s value chains

The potential role for drones in Africa’s value chains

30 Jul 21  Publications
Industrialisation and the emergence of new technologies, such as the Internet, have improved value chain efficiency but also increased the complexity of production linkages. Within...
Leveraging Technology and Innovation for Africa’s Growth

Leveraging Technology and Innovation for Africa’s Growth

14 Jun 21  Blog
The rise of digital technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), 3D printing, and blockchain technology all stand to significantly impact trade ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

03 Jun 21  News
National Report shows tax shrunk the sugar industry, says association (Engineering News) A report, commissioned by the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) a...
From Telephones to Smartphones – A look at the Harmonized System: Case study of the Samsung Case

From Telephones to Smartphones – A look at the Harmonized System: Case study of the Samsung Case

01 Jun 21  Publications
The seventh edition of the ‘Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System’ of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) becomes operational on 1 January 2022. Since its incepti...
Realising the One African Services Market through the AfCFTA

Realising the One African Services Market through the AfCFTA

31 May 21  Publications
Start of trade under the preferential terms of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was announced on 1 January 2021, whilst negotiations to finalise outstanding issues ...

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