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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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Jul 19  News
Next week in Nairobi: “It’s all systems go as Kenya readies to host Africa’s leading premier SME gathering, the Kenya Trade Week and COMESA High Level Business Summit, 15-21 ...
Conclusion of the Bilateral Tariff Negotiations between SACU and the EAC

Conclusion of the Bilateral Tariff Negotiations between SACU and the EAC

07 Jun 19  News
Press release The COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), which was launched on 10th June 2015, aims to establish a single market for 27 African countries with a co...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Jun 19  News
Nigeria’s UN Permanent Representative, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, was elected on Tuesday to head the UNGA's 74th Session, starting in September: UN SG António Guterres noted some...
Advancing the intra-African Trade Agenda by implementing the Tripartite FTA

Advancing the intra-African Trade Agenda by implementing the Tripartite FTA

06 Jun 19  Publications
The launch of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) in June 2015 carried the signs of a new approach towards intra-African trade and integration. It was subsequentl...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Jun 19  News
Diarise: The Tripartite Sectoral Ministerial Committee (6 June, Addis Ababa) African Ministers of Trade (AMOT) meeting (7-8 June, Addis Ababa) Underway in Kigali: Af...
Zambian govt holds sensitization meeting on the TFTA

Zambian govt holds sensitization meeting on the TFTA

29 Apr 19  News
The Zambian government recently held a sensitization meeting with stakeholders on the Copperbelt mainly from the Chambers of Commerce and the private sector on the Tripartite Free ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Apr 19  News
tralac’s March 2019 newsletter is posted: the newsletter carries a comprehensive report of debates at tralac’s annual conference, convened recently in Nairobi Diarise: The Afr...
Fresh push for states to ratify the Tripartite FTA as deadline draws near

Fresh push for states to ratify the Tripartite FTA as deadline draws near

05 Apr 19  News
The deadline set by the Tripartite Council of Ministers for member States of three regional economic blocs to sign and ratify the tripartite free trade area lapses this month....
Workshop on current and emerging trade issues for Kenya – Nairobi, 20 March 2019

Workshop on current and emerging trade issues for Kenya – Nairobi, 20 March 2019

20 Mar 19  Event
While in Nairobi for the 2019 Annual Conference, tralac and the Export Promotion Council co-hosted a workshop on 20 March 2019 in Nairobi on current and emerging trade issues for K...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Dec 18  News
IMF’s Chart of the Week: Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is a tale of different experiences President Trump’s new Africa strategy was unveiled today in Washington: Remarks by A...
South Africa deposits Tripartite FTA Ratification instrument

South Africa deposits Tripartite FTA Ratification instrument

13 Dec 18  News
The Republic of South Africa has deposited the instrument of Ratification of the EAC-COMESA-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA Agreement) bringing the number of c...
Botswana State of the Nation Address 2018

Botswana State of the Nation Address 2018

06 Nov 18  News
Delivered by Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana, to the First Meeting of the Fifth Session of the Eleventh Parliament, 5 November 2018 Mister Speake...
South Africa’s much-awaited Investment Conference: What will it tell us?

South Africa’s much-awaited Investment Conference: What will it tell us?

24 Oct 18  Blog
In September this year, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that an international investor conference will be convened as part of his drive to get $100 billion in new investment in...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Oct 18  News
Diarise: (i) COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme: validation workshop for cross border road transport agreements, model laws and regulations (2...

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