Tag: Trade Data

Ivory Coast: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Ivory Coast: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Jul 20  Infographics
23% each of Ivory Coast’s world exports and world imports are intra-Africa; 43% of intra-Africa exports are to Mali and Burkina Faso while 58% of intra-Africa imports are from Ni...
Eswatini: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Eswatini: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Jul 20  Infographics
For 2019, 92% of Eswatini’s world exports were intra-Africa, 72% of which were exports to South Africa. Similarly, 77% of world imports were sourced from other Africa countries, ...
Cape Verde: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Cape Verde: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Jul 20  Infographics
For 2019, only 1% of Cape Verde’s world exports and 2% of world imports were to and from other African countries. 46% of intra-Africa exports, mainly eggs and preserved fish were...
Burundi: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Burundi: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

20 Jul 20  Infographics
27% of Burundi’s total trade for 2019 was intra-Africa trade, mainly with fellow EAC and COMESA members Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. All most all the main products Burundi exports...
Strict lockdown regulations – medical and electronic equipment flown in and cross-border road traffic reduced by two-thirds

Strict lockdown regulations – medical and electronic equipment flown in and cross-border road traffic reduced by two-thirds

14 Jul 20  Blog
South Africa’s main trading partners are China (imports of electronic components, machinery and parts and motor vehicle components; exports of ores and concentrates), Germany (im...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Jul 20  News
The UN Secretary‑General António Guterres has announced the appointment of Ms Cristina Duarte of Cabo Verde as his Special Adviser on Africa. The AU has advertised the position...
South Africa’s trade data update – the May 2020 data reveals the effect of eased lockdown restrictions

South Africa’s trade data update – the May 2020 data reveals the effect of eased lockdown restrictions

14 Jul 20  Blog
Since the beginning of May 2020 South Africa gradually started to ease lockdown restrictions with a consequent increase in trade reflected in South Africa’s trade data for May wh...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jul 20  News
African Union says urgent need to address patents and technology barriers for access to future COVID-19 vaccines (ReliefWeb) In a communique issued following the ‘Africa’...
Burkina Faso: 2019 Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Burkina Faso: 2019 Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

02 Jul 20  Infographics
Between 2018 and 2019, Burkina Faso’s intra-Africa exports and imports declined by 13% and 5% respectively. The main intra-Africa export products are unwrought zinc, oil seeds an...
Benin: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Benin: 2019 intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

02 Jul 20  Infographics
Between 2018 and 2019, intra-Africa exports by Benin declined by 1% while intra-Africa imports increased by 8%. The products main exported to other African countries include cotton...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Jul 20  News
Diarise: As part of the AU’s commemoration of Africa Integration Day 2020, tralac will on 4 July host a webinar, Leveraging the AfCFTA for Africa’s development – Lessons from...
African Continental Free Trade Area negotiations: WHO is negotiating with WHOM? CEMAC and ECOWAS

African Continental Free Trade Area negotiations: WHO is negotiating with WHOM? CEMAC and ECOWAS

26 Jun 20  Infographics
Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) CEMAC has six member states – Cameroon, Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon w...
African Continental Free Trade Area negotiations: WHO is negotiating with WHOM? SACU and the EAC

African Continental Free Trade Area negotiations: WHO is negotiating with WHOM? SACU and the EAC

26 Jun 20  Infographics
Southern African Customs Union (SACU) SACU is a customs union with a common external tariff applicable to imports from outside the common customs area irrespective of the destinat...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

22 Jun 20  News
Diarise: ECOWAS Ministerial meeting for the adoption of two new ECOWAS standards (25 June) The West Africa Competitiveness Programme (WACOMP) has launched its official website. Th...
South Africa’s April 2020 trade statistics – reduced exports lead to a significant trade deficit

South Africa’s April 2020 trade statistics – reduced exports lead to a significant trade deficit

16 Jun 20  Blog
South Africa’s March 2020 trade data[1] showed that measures adopted by its global trade partners to curb the spread of COVID-19 mainly impacted South Africa’s imports. Main so...
Global trade continues nosedive, UNCTAD forecasts 20% drop in 2020

Global trade continues nosedive, UNCTAD forecasts 20% drop in 2020

12 Jun 20  News
New data shows a worrying deterioration of trade for developing countries and a continued struggle for the automotive and energy sectors, while office equipment rebounds. Internat...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

10 Jun 20  News
Today is World Anti-Counterfeiting Day: selected updates Kenya’s National Baseline Survey Report: Kenya loses over Ksh 100B in revenue to illicit trade (KBC) Kenya’s Ant...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

09 Jun 20  News
Diarise, Thursday (11 June): Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda are expected to table their respective 2020/2021 national budgets. Industrialists are lobbying, through the EABC, f...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

01 Jun 20  News
Diarise: The OACPS hosts (3 June) first-ever Inter-Sessional Summit on the theme: Transcending the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be chaired by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta. ec...
SARS releases merchandise trade statistics for April 2020

SARS releases merchandise trade statistics for April 2020

29 May 20  News
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today released trade statistics for April 2020 recording a trade deficit of R35.02 billion. These statistics include trade data with Botswa...