Tag: Tourism

Mauritius Economic and Social Indicators: Labour force, unemployment, productivity and tourism

Mauritius Economic and Social Indicators: Labour force, unemployment, productivity and tourism

28 May 18  News
Labour force, Employment and Unemployment – Year 2017 The ninth issue of the Economic and Social Indicators of Statistics Mauritius, based on the results of the Continuous Multi...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with The Gambia

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with The Gambia

06 Apr 18  News
On March 22, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with The Gambia. The Gambian economy has started to recover, ...
Swaziland Budget Speech 2018/19

Swaziland Budget Speech 2018/19

05 Mar 18  News
The Minister of Finance, Martin G. Dlamini, has presented to Parliament the National Budget 2018/19 It is once again my honour to present to the fifth session of the tenth Parliam...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Feb 18  News
African trade policy events to diarise: (i) With the Extraordinary AU Summit scheduled for the signing of the CFTA now taking place in Kigali, tralac’s Annual Conference will ta...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Feb 18  News
Starting today, in Tunis: AfDB workshop on staple crop processing zones in Africa Building on the analyses and findings of a Bank-led study on a sample of 10 African countries, th...
SADC looks up to tourism to boost regional economic growth

SADC looks up to tourism to boost regional economic growth

12 Feb 18  News
Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states have agreed to fast-track the review of the Protocol on Tourism Development as part of efforts to boost economic growth ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Feb 18  News
Announced: Abdoulaye Mar Dieye to head UNDP’s Global Policy Bureau Brazil circulates proposal for WTO Investment Facilitation deal (ICTSD) Brazil submitted an extensive draft p...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Nov 17  News
Featured African trade tweets: @AnnMbiruru: Good news for transporters from Dar. Only 3 police roadblocks are official in Tanzania between Dar es Salaam and Mutukula, said TZ Pres...
Key characteristics of African tourism GVCs

Key characteristics of African tourism GVCs

10 Nov 17  News
Africa’s tourism GVCs are notable for many features, including the durability of package booking channels, low domestic demand for tourism, the presence of global – rather than...
The sub-Saharan African services economy: Insights and trends

The sub-Saharan African services economy: Insights and trends

30 Oct 17  News
While sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) accounts for a small share (1.8%) of global commercial services trade volume, SSA services trade volume has grown rapidly in recent years, accounting...
Visa-free Africa by 2018: Where does Rwanda lie?

Visa-free Africa by 2018: Where does Rwanda lie?

04 Oct 17  News
In 2013, the African Union adopted Agenda 63, as a blueprint to propel the continent to prosperity within the next 50 years. As part of the agenda, African countries committed to ...
African tourists bring better jobs for women and youth

African tourists bring better jobs for women and youth

28 Sep 17  News
On a continent where unemployment is a major concern, tourism – especially tourism between African countries – is providing hope. The industry is expected to create some 1...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Aug 17  News
International trade statistics: Continued, albeit slower, G20 merchandise trade growth in Q2 2017 (OECD) G20 international merchandise trade (seasonally adjusted and expressed in ...
Sustainable tourism – A tool for development and poverty eradication

Sustainable tourism – A tool for development and poverty eradication

30 Aug 17  News
Today, tourism generates 10% of the world’s GDP, one in every 10 jobs, and 30% of world trade in services. It is key to many countries’ economies and livelihoods. The United N...
Is the world integrating or disintegrating?

Is the world integrating or disintegrating?

17 Aug 17  News
The Sixty-Fourth Session of the UNCTAD Trade and Development Board will be held from 11 to 22 September 2017 in Geneva. A high-level dialogue will provide an opportunity to as...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jul 17  News
Starting on Monday: 2nd SADC Industrialisation Week: Partnering with the private sector in developing industry and regional value chains. Southern Africa Trust briefing 37th Ordin...
African tourists emerge as powerhouse for tourism on the continent, says UNCTAD report

African tourists emerge as powerhouse for tourism on the continent, says UNCTAD report

06 Jul 17  News
Four out of 10 international tourists in Africa come from the continent itself, according to the new UNCTAD Economic Development in Africa Report 2017: Tourism for Transformative a...
Urgent policies required for inclusive tourism growth, intra-Africa trade and visa openness, says Africa Tourism Monitor

Urgent policies required for inclusive tourism growth, intra-Africa trade and visa openness, says Africa Tourism Monitor

21 Jun 17  News
More than ever before, African countries need to craft economic and trade policies that will foster inclusive and green tourism growth, intra-Africa trade, and contribute to visa o...
African Ministers adopt Declaration for the STC on Transport, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism

African Ministers adopt Declaration for the STC on Transport, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism

22 Mar 17  News
The Ministerial Session of the First Ordinary Session of the AU Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tou...
Inaugural STC meeting on Energy, Transport and Tourism kicks off in Togo

Inaugural STC meeting on Energy, Transport and Tourism kicks off in Togo

14 Mar 17  News
The First Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Transport, Transcontinental and Interregional Infrastructures, Energy and Tourism (TII...