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East Africa’s economy races ahead of its African peers, modest growth forecast for the rest of the continent – African Development Bank

East Africa’s economy races ahead of its African peers, modest growth forecast for the rest of the continent – African Development Bank

04 Apr 19  News
Job creation and ramping up manufacturing will continue to be major priority areas for creating growth, according to the African Development Bank Regional Economic Outlook Reports ...
Launch of tralac’s Women in Trade Governance Network – Nairobi, 22 March 2019

Launch of tralac’s Women in Trade Governance Network – Nairobi, 22 March 2019

22 Mar 19  Event
tralac launched its ‘Women in Trade Governance Network’ (subsequently renamed ‘SheGovernsTrade’) during its 2019 Annual Conference in Nairobi. The WiTG targets female profe...
Trade and gender training, new research and EIF initiative announced on Women’s Day at WTO

Trade and gender training, new research and EIF initiative announced on Women’s Day at WTO

08 Mar 19  News
World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevêdo announced new efforts for women’s economic empowerment through trade, including a training module and new researc...
The continued relevance of S&DT in favour of Developing Members to promote development and ensure inclusiveness

The continued relevance of S&DT in favour of Developing Members to promote development and ensure inclusiveness

20 Feb 19  News
Communication from China, India, South Africa and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, for discussion at the Formal Meeting of the WTO General Council on 28 February 2019 Th...
Prospects for reforming/strengthening the WTO

Prospects for reforming/strengthening the WTO

14 Feb 19  Blog
Media coverage of the discussions at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos (which combined globalization issues with the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”) sketched a mixed and...
African Group Statement: Informal WTO Ministerial gathering at WEF 2019

African Group Statement: Informal WTO Ministerial gathering at WEF 2019

05 Feb 19  News
This statement is circulated by H.E. Minister Rob Davies to the informal WTO Ministerial gathering in Davos on behalf of Benin, as the Coordinator of the African Group. The t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Feb 19  News
20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué Highlights: The Summit received a progress report on the Review of the East African De...
20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué

20th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community: Joint Communiqué

01 Feb 19  News
Enhancing the Economic, Social and Political Integration of the EAC The East African Community Heads of State, their Excellencies President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of the Repub...
EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

28 Jan 19  News
Europe and Africa are each other’s closest neighbours. What happens in Africa matters in Europe, and vice versa. As equal partners with mutual interests, the two sides are worki...
An undifferentiated WTO: Self-declared development status risks institutional irrelevance

An undifferentiated WTO: Self-declared development status risks institutional irrelevance

17 Jan 19  News
Communication from the United States In the preamble to the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, the Parties recognized that “their relations in the fi...
Darkening prospects: Global economy to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 as trade, investment weaken

Darkening prospects: Global economy to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 as trade, investment weaken

15 Jan 19  News
Emerging, developing economies should rebuild policy buffers, boost productivity to sustain growth Global economic growth is projected to soften from a downwardly revised 3 percen...
Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair ends, Kigali announced host of IATF2020

Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair ends, Kigali announced host of IATF2020

18 Dec 18  News
The inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2018) ended in Cairo on 17 December 2018 with the Rwandese capital of Kigali being announced as the host of the 2020 event. Former Nig...
Second Regional Dialogue on WTO Accessions for the Greater Horn of Africa: Djibouti Outcome

Second Regional Dialogue on WTO Accessions for the Greater Horn of Africa: Djibouti Outcome

18 Dec 18  News
Trade for Peace through WTO Accessions Introduction The Second Regional Dialogue on WTO Accessions for the Greater Horn of Africa took place in Djibouti from 3 to 6 December 2018...
Former Nigerian President Obasanjo, in appearance at Intra-African Trade Fair, urges quick ratification of AfCFTA

Former Nigerian President Obasanjo, in appearance at Intra-African Trade Fair, urges quick ratification of AfCFTA

17 Dec 18  News
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday in Cairo urged all African countries to ensure the quick ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)...
ECA hosts Trade Finance for Female Entrepreneurs workshop at IATF 2018

ECA hosts Trade Finance for Female Entrepreneurs workshop at IATF 2018

17 Dec 18  News
Female entrepreneurs around the globe typically face greater barriers to accessing trade finance than their male counterparts, more so in the developing world where cultural norms ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Dec 18  News
Starting tomorrow: Ministerial Retreat, in Nairobi, on trade facilitation in the EAC: ministers are expected to adopt a declaration of policy objectives for a regional trade f...
Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair to drive continent’s development of export manufacturing

Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair to drive continent’s development of export manufacturing

12 Dec 18  News
The first-ever Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) to be held on the continent opened on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 in Cairo, Egypt with the President of the African Export-Import ...
At closing of the 2018 African Economic Conference, economic integration is seen as a game-changer for achieving inclusive sustainable development

At closing of the 2018 African Economic Conference, economic integration is seen as a game-changer for achieving inclusive sustainable development

07 Dec 18  News
Economic integration is a game-changing reality and African countries must fully embrace it to achieve sustainable and inclusive development that reduce poverty and inequality in a...
tralac in the news ~ AEC2018: Moving the AfCFTA agreement ahead with quick win solutions

tralac in the news ~ AEC2018: Moving the AfCFTA agreement ahead with quick win solutions

05 Dec 18  News
A total of 44 African nations signed the landmark African Continental Free Trade Area agreement earlier this year, with only 12 out of the required 22 countries ratifying the accor...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Dec 18  News
Some keynote, Q1 2019, African trade policy discussions to diarise: Trade Policy Review for the East African Community (20, 22 March 2019, Geneva). This will be the only Afric...

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