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Tag: Trade Data

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Nov 19  News
Trade and development events to diarise: Africa Forum on Mining (13 November, Accra). The forum will launch a regional platform, where African countries, regional organizatio...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Oct 19  News
Commonwealth trade ministerial: Reform WTO and resist protectionism Following a meeting in London, ministers from the 53 Commonwealth member countries declared their collective su...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Sep 19  News
Underway, in Moscow: VI BRICS International Competition Conference Diarise: The JSE SA Trade Connect (22-23 October, Johannesburg) AfCFTA updates from Cape Town, Nairobi, Kinsha...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Sep 19  News
Domestic resource mobilization: fighting against corruption and illicit financial flows (African Union) IFFs are widespread and secretive by nature. No one quite knows how to quan...
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...
Africa’s trade data challenges – are commodities and areas not elsewhere specified and exports as ship stores and bunkers inexplicable inconsistencies in the data?

Africa’s trade data challenges – are commodities and areas not elsewhere specified and exports as ship stores and bunkers inexplicable inconsistencies in the data?

26 Aug 19  Publications
Missing data and inaccuracies have meant that significant gaps in the trade data for unspecified commodities and trade with unspecified partners exist in many African countries. Wh...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Aug 19  News
The High-Level Policy Dialogue, Harnessing the benefits of the AfCFTA for a Ghana Beyond Aid, opened today in Accra: “Execute your watchdog role effectively”: Akufo-Addo tells...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Aug 19  News
The 39th SADC Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government starts tomorrow in Dar es Salaam. It concludes on Sunday. A selection of updates: SADC Council of Ministers mee...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Aug 19  News
The 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of SADC, and preceding meetings, starts tomorrow in Dar es Salaam, ending on 18 August Funding the AfCFTA Secretariat...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Aug 19  News
4th SADC Industrialisation Week: selected updates President Magufuli pushes for intra-African trade. Opening the 4th SADC Industrialisation Week and Exhibition in Dar es Salaa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Aug 19  News
Today’s featured tweets, by Lily Sommer, are on the @ATPC2 and @afreximbank coordination meeting on informal cross border trade: A single harmonised continental framework for co...
Introducing Data Science Techniques for Trade Analysis: With Applications in Knime

Introducing Data Science Techniques for Trade Analysis: With Applications in Knime

31 Jul 19  Publications
‘Data science’ refers to a growing body of knowledge around the acquisition, manipulation, visualisation, analysis and reporting; usually by means of analysis tools or platform...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Jul 19  News
Diarise: The launch of UNCTAD’s Digital Economy Report 2019 (4 August) Featured infographic, @martinslabber: “Good news, as South Africa’s total trade with Germany increases...
Tanzania: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Tanzania: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

25 Jul 19  Infographics
Tanzania’s trade composition with Africa is relatively concentrated in a few products in terms of exports while relatively diversified when it comes to imports. In 2017, intra-Af...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jul 19  News
tralac’s Message on Mandela Day 2019: Good Governance and the State Mandela Day serves to remind and inspire us to strive for social justice. This is the complex and multi-facet...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Jul 19  News
A comprehensive set of AfCFTA updates: The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area was launched yesterday after a day-long summit of Heads of State and Govern...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jul 19  News
Underway, in Niamey: 9th Session of African Ministers of Trade in preparation for the Extra-Ordinary Summit scheduled for 7 July. The summit will also be preceded by the Civil Soci...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Jul 19  News
Two key trade policy events are taking place this week: The Aid for Trade Global Review 2019 gets underway in Geneva on Wednesday, ending on Friday. By addressing the supply-...
Foreign direct investment to Africa defies global slump, rises 11% – UN Report

Foreign direct investment to Africa defies global slump, rises 11% – UN Report

13 Jun 19  News
Continent-wide trade agreement bodes well for future investment in Africa and burgeoning SEZs further buttress prospects. Africa escaped the global decline in foreign direct inves...

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