Tag: Trade and development

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Mar 20  News
COVID-19: trade and REC updates South Africa: International Trade Administration Commissioner Meluleki Nzimande told Fin24 that the trade administration body would follow the...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Mar 20  News
Paul Heald: Why South Africa should resist US pressure to extend copyright terms (InfoJustice) The current term of copyright in South Africa is life-of-the-author plus 50 years. B...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Feb 20  News
Makhtar Diop: SSATP’s new phase is ready to deliver (World Bank) For over 30 years, SSATP has been helping African countries build the underlying and enabling “invis...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jan 20  News
Selected WTO updates: Ethiopia has resumed its WTO membership negotiations almost eight years after the last formal meeting of its Working Party. Mamo Mihretu, seni...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Jan 20  News
African Economic Outlook 2020: Developing Africa’s workforce for the future (AfDB) Decomposing Africa’s GDP growth shows that the shift from consumption toward investment...
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tralac's Daily News Selection

tralac's Daily News Selection

18 Nov 19  News
Underway in Addis Ababa: (i)  SheTrades Global 2019 (held in conjunction with the World Export Development Forum). Discussions will engage with women entrepreneurs from 40 bu...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Nov 19  News
Diarise: (i)   Africa’s money for African development: A future beyond aid (7 November, Accra).  The event is part of series of high-level meetings to be held by...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Oct 19  News
David Luke, Gerald Masila: A trip to Seme-Krake - mending the cracks in the Benin-Nigeria trade relationship (UNECA) A single trip to the Seme-Krake border and surounding trade ro...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Oct 19  News
OECD’s 2019 Global Forum on Competition (5-6 December, Paris): The profiled paper: Competition policy within the context of free trade agreements (pdf). This paper reports the ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Oct 19  News
WBG/IMF Annual Meetings: selected updates The Broadband for All Working Group: Achieving broadband access for all in Africa comes with a $100bn price tag Intergovernmenta...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Sep 19  News
WEF Africa 2019 starts tomorrow in Cape Town: more than 50 head of states set to attend. Access the programme here. A: Profiled WEF Africa commentaries Oxfam’s Winnie Byan...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Aug 19  News
TICAD7: outcome documents Yokohama Declaration 2019: Advancing Africa’s Development through People, Technology and Innovation We underscore the importance of private secto...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Aug 19  News
Madagascar has notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it has initiated three safeguard investigations: on soaps, lubricating oils and on vegetable oils and margarines T...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Jul 19  News
SACU’s reforms in shreds (Southern Times) Namibia’s Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein, who last week became the chairperson of the SACU Council of Minister, admitted to The S...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jul 19  News
Is the AfCFTA practical?: a CNBC interview with Rudi Steinbach (World Bank Africa specialist) Regional growth spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa (IMF) This paper attempts to shed l...
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