Tag: Trade Data

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29 Jul 21  News
National SA economy to recover to pre-COVID levels in 2023 (SAnews) Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the National Treasury now predicts that the South African economy will retu...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Democratic Republic of the Congo: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

26 Jul 21  Infographics
In 2020, 34% of DRC’s world exports and 20% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, DRC’s exports to Africa declined by 30%, and imports by 23%. DRC’s intr...
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13 Jul 21  News
National Manufacturing output up 35% y/y in May (Engineering News) Manufacturing output increased by 35.3% year-on-year in May, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reports. The la...
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11 Jul 21  News
National Sars, Busa form economic operator stakeholder group to improve border management (Engineering News) The South African Revenue Service (Sars) and business advocacy organi...
Ethiopia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Ethiopia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

06 Jul 21  Infographics
In 2020, 21% of Ethiopia’s world exports and 6% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Ethiopia’s exports to Africa declined by 6%, and imports by 5%. Ethi...
Gambia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Gambia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

06 Jul 21  Infographics
In 2020, 86% of Gambia’s world exports and 20% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Gambia’s intra-Africa exports increased by 26%, and imports by 2%. Ga...
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25 Jun 21  News
National Attaining port efficiency requires purpose rethink, says law firm (Engineering News) South Africa’s maritime ports, known to be highly inefficient, need to be repurpos...
Egypt: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Egypt: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

24 Jun 21  Infographics
In 2020, 14% of Egypt’s world exports and 2% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Egypt’s exports to Africa declined by 20%, and imports by 2%. Egypt’s...
The role of institutional arrangements in the compilation of international merchandise trade and related statistics in Africa

The role of institutional arrangements in the compilation of international merchandise trade and related statistics in Africa

22 Jun 21  Blog
International merchandise trade statistics (IMTS) record the goods crossing a country’s border, either into or out of the country. IMTS measures quantities and values of goods (i...
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22 Jun 21  News
National Lemon export protocol to boost investment, create jobs (Engineering News) The recent signing of a revised citrus protocol between South Africa and China by Agriculture, ...
COVID-19 slashes foreign direct investment in Africa by 16%

COVID-19 slashes foreign direct investment in Africa by 16%

22 Jun 21  News
The continent’s commodity-dependent countries have been affected more severely than non-resource-based economies The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on foreign direct...
Botswana: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Botswana: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

21 Jun 21  Infographics
In 2020, 17% of Botswana’s world exports and 68% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Botswana’s exports to Africa declined by 3%, and imports from Africa...
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15 Jun 21  News
National SA on track to harvest record soya bean crop (Farmer’s Weekly) The current spike in soya bean production is good news for South Africa since it will mean that signific...
Zambia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Zambia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

11 Jun 21  Infographics
In 2020, 21% of Zambia’s world exports and 46% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Zambia’s exports to Africa increased by 2%, and imports declined by 27...
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10 Jun 21  News
National SA making efforts to improve ease of doing business (SAnews) South African cities are making efforts to improve the ease of doing business, although the pace of reforms ...
Zimbabwe: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Zimbabwe: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

04 Jun 21  Infographics
In 2020, 55% of Zimbabwe’s world exports and 60% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Zimbabwe’s exports to Africa declined by 8%, and imports increased b...
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03 Jun 21  News
National Report shows tax shrunk the sugar industry, says association (Engineering News) A report, commissioned by the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) a...
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01 Jun 21  News
National South Africa’s trade surplus remains robust, underpinned by commodity prices (Daily Maverick) South Africa’s trade surplus remains among the few bright spots in an e...
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28 May 21  News
Featured news Launch of eTradeHubs to simplify trade processes for woman small business owners in AfCFTA (International Chamber of Commerce) The Women Traders in the African Cont...
Services Trade Restrictiveness and Services Trade: Making Sense of Inter-Decade Movements

Services Trade Restrictiveness and Services Trade: Making Sense of Inter-Decade Movements

28 May 21  Publications
This paper investigates movements in services trade restrictions and their impacts on services trade over an eight-year period (2008-2016). It utilises the latest, most globally in...