Tag: Trade Data

tralac Daily News

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20 Jan 21  News
Country focus Supply Chains Latest: Covid Curbs Shut Busy African Border (Bloomberg) South Africa’s decision to shut its land borders to most travel to curb the spread of the C...
Post Brexit Trade between the European Union and the United Kingdom

Post Brexit Trade between the European Union and the United Kingdom

04 Jan 21  Blog
The new EU-UK trade relationship will be very different from when the UK was a Member State. Major governance challenges lie ahead. Concluding a trade agreement is one thing, imple...
Review of intra-Africa trade liberalisation and the composition of intra-African trade: Implications for the AfCFTA

Review of intra-Africa trade liberalisation and the composition of intra-African trade: Implications for the AfCFTA

21 Dec 20  Publications
An objective of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is to create a liberalised market for goods and services. To achieve this, the AfCFTA provides for progressive...
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21 Dec 20  News
National Aviation industry anxious as COVID-19 resurgences force new travel bans (The South African) With a host of countries – mainly across Europe – announcing over the wee...
South Africa: Trade update, January-October 2020

South Africa: Trade update, January-October 2020

17 Dec 20  Infographics
2020 has been challenging for most countries. The same holds for South Africa. At the beginning of the year, South Africa's exports were set to outperform 2019. Between March and A...
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17 Dec 20  News
National South Africa misses Covax deadline to secure vaccines (Engineering News) South Africa, the country hardest hit in Africa by the coronavirus, missed a December 15 deadlin...
Kenya trade ‘chilling’: Are intra-Africa exports hampered by high tariffs?

Kenya trade ‘chilling’: Are intra-Africa exports hampered by high tariffs?

11 Dec 20  Infographics
For 2019, 19 per cent of Kenya's total trade was with other African countries, mostly with countries in the same free trade area (COMESA FTA) or customs union (EAC). Limi...
South Africa-UK trade: comparing January-October 2019 and 2020

South Africa-UK trade: comparing January-October 2019 and 2020

11 Dec 20  Blog
The United Kingdom (UK) is one of South Africa’s key trade partners. This remains so during the Covid-19 pandemic. Through cycles of social distancing measures (lockdowns) in bot...
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09 Dec 20  News
National This is the single biggest threat to South Africa right now: Ramaphosa (BusinessTech) President Cyril Ramaphosa says that South Africa’s 13.5% rebound in GDP during th...
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08 Dec 20  News
National SA GDP grew by 13.5% y/y in third quarter of 2020 (Eyewitness News) Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke on Tuesday released the results of the gross domestic product (...
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01 Dec 20  News
National 30 November 2020 - Trade Statistics for October 2020 (SARS) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for October 2020 recording a trade s...
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26 Nov 20  News
National SARB warns rising public debt ‘will severely impact financial sector’ (The South African) According to the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), National Treasury’s O...
Kenya and South Africa Bilateral Trade 2019

Kenya and South Africa Bilateral Trade 2019

24 Nov 20  Blog
Kenya and South Africa have no trade agreement currently. Trade between the two countries is conducted under the most-favoured-nation – World Trade Organization – rules. Kenya ...
Collating and disseminating FDI data and related information in Africa – Challenges and opportunities

Collating and disseminating FDI data and related information in Africa – Challenges and opportunities

24 Nov 20  Blog
Collating and disseminating foreign direct investment (FDI) statistics and related information is important for many reasons. It helps government officials and policy makers formul...
Eswatini merchandise trade: Jan-May 2019 and Jan-May 2020 comparison

Eswatini merchandise trade: Jan-May 2019 and Jan-May 2020 comparison

24 Nov 20  Blog
Eswatini is one of the few African countries that has reported their 2020 monthly trade data thus far. Eswatini is a member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Southern Afri...
Madagascar trade: Jan-Jul 2019 and Jan-July 2020 comparison

Madagascar trade: Jan-Jul 2019 and Jan-July 2020 comparison

24 Nov 20  Blog
Madagascar is one of the few African countries that has reported their monthly 2020 data thus far. Madagascar is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and two regional eco...
Africa’s COVID-19 medical supplies trade: January-June 2020

Africa’s COVID-19 medical supplies trade: January-June 2020

24 Nov 20  Blog
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic brought an unprecedented demand for medical products (COVID-19 medical supplies) required to curb the spread of the virus. COVID-19 medical supp...
Intra-SADC FTA trade and SADC FTA trade with the rest of Africa 2019

Intra-SADC FTA trade and SADC FTA trade with the rest of Africa 2019

24 Nov 20  Blog
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) consists of 16 members – 13 of which are in a free trade area (FTA). The SADC FTA members are Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madag...
Tunisia: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Tunisia: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

23 Nov 20  Infographics
10 per cent of total intra-Africa trade is with African countries; mostly with countries which are members of the same FTAs as Tunisia – AGADIR, PAFTA and COMESA. 77 per cent of ...
Rwanda: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Rwanda: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

23 Nov 20  Infographics
A third of Rwanda’s total trade is intra Africa-Trade of which 50 per cent is trade with other EAC member states. Trade with countries outside the COMESA FTA is mainly with DRC, ...