Tag: TFTA

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10 Sep 20  News
City of Cape Town eyes air cargo as new revenue stream (IOL) The tourism industry requires innovative ways to ensure revenue is being generated by the sector, so air cargo will be...
COMESA-EAC-SADC develop Electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System

COMESA-EAC-SADC develop Electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System

24 Aug 20  News
A regional electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System (CTMS) which will allow cross border road transport operators, drivers, regulators and law enforcement agencies to record and ...
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30 Jul 20  News
AfCFTA: Nigeria not ready for restrictive Rule of Origin (Nairametrics) Adopting a restrictive Rule of Origin will not allow the Nigerian manufacturing industry to enjoy the full ...
COMESA, EAC and SADC adopt harmonised Guidelines on Trade and Transport Facilitation

COMESA, EAC and SADC adopt harmonised Guidelines on Trade and Transport Facilitation

30 Jul 20  News
The Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on 29th July, 2020 adopted harmonised Tr...
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24 Apr 20  News
Peter Fabricius: Africa’s free trade agreement gets locked down for the year (ISS, Daily Maverick) The AfCFTA has become the latest in the many casualties of the devastating cor...
2019 African Regional Integration Report: Voices of the RECs

2019 African Regional Integration Report: Voices of the RECs

03 Mar 20  News
Towards an integrated and prosperous and peaceful Africa This report first presents the historical context of the African integration process and the progress of African leaders t...
Implementation of the Tripartite FTA Agreement now in sight

Implementation of the Tripartite FTA Agreement now in sight

25 Feb 20  News
The implementation of the Tripartite Free Trade Agreement is now in sight following a spike in the number of countries ratifying and set to ratify the Agreement. Eight countries ha...
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25 Feb 20  News
Starting tomorrow: Gabon’s AfCFTA national awareness and sensitization forum Postponed: The 21st ordinary meeting of the Summit of the EAC Heads of State The 21st Ordinary Mee...
Botswana deposits Tripartite FTA Ratification instruments

Botswana deposits Tripartite FTA Ratification instruments

05 Feb 20  News
Botswana has deposited the instruments of Ratification for the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA Agreement) bringing the number of countries that have done so to eig...
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05 Feb 20  News
Call for papers: Harnessing intra-COMESA trade through the interface with the African Continental Free Trade Area. Selected papers will be peer reviewed and considered for publicat...
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27 Jan 20  News
Diarise: Burundi’s National Trade Facilitation Committee meeting (28-31 January, Bujumbura) Indian Ocean Rim Association experts’ meeting on intra-regional trade and ...
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22 Jan 20  News
Underway in Addis Ababa: The 33rd AU Summit kicks off with the 39th Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee For two days, the 39th Session of the PRC will consider the ...
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27 Sep 19  News
Reporting African trade and industrialization trends, dynamics:  media workshops in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Addis Ababa (i) Next week in Johannesburg: ECA's AfCFTA Media Hub...
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25 Sep 19  News
Tributes continue to pour in following the death of Nigeria's chief trade negotiator and one of the AfCFTA's architects, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe.  A selection: (i)  Dav...
The Institutional Arrangements of the Tripartite Free Trade Area

The Institutional Arrangements of the Tripartite Free Trade Area

13 Sep 19  Blog
To a large extent, the launch of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) in June 2015 ushered in a new institutional approach towards intra-African trade and integrat...
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04 Sep 19  News
Launched today in Accra: The 2019 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor The 2019 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor is being published at a critical moment for both international trade r...
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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...
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22 Jul 19  News
AfCFTA ratification update, from @ch_nji: “It’s done, Cameroon has ratified the AfCFTA today, 19 July 2019. Instrument of ratification to be deposited with the depository in th...
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12 Jul 19  News
Diarise: Uganda-Tanzania Business Forum (4-5 September, Dar es Salaam). The business forum, to be presided over by President Museveni and Tanzania president John Magufuli, wil...
Accelerating Economic Diplomacy towards a better South Africa, Africa and world: DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2019

Accelerating Economic Diplomacy towards a better South Africa, Africa and world: DIRCO Budget Vote Speech 2019

12 Jul 19  News
Address by Minister Naledi Pandor, Department of International Relations and Cooperation Budget Vote Speech, 11 July 2019 at the National Assembly, Parliament I am pleased to have...