Tag: Trade Data

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26 May 21  News
National Africa Intra-continental Trade: SA exporters must be supported now (The South African) KwaZulu-Natal’s (KZN) small businesses must be supported to take advantage of Th...
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24 May 21  News
National Trade policy seeks to build SA’s industrial capacity (IOL) The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) has released a Trade Policy Statement, which seeks ...
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19 May 21  News
National Government Outlines Bold Steps to Grow Industrial Output and Support Greater Economic Inclusion (the dtic) A bold set of actions to grow industrial output and support gr...
Nigeria: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Nigeria: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

14 May 21  Infographics
In 2020, 19% of Nigeria’s world exports and 8% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Nigeria’s exports to Africa declined by 42%, and imports declined by 4...
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10 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Parly committee accused of trying to rush through ‘defective’ copyright bill for political reasons (News24) An organisation representing...
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03 May 21  News
National trade and trade-related news South Africa’s trade surplus grows to $3.67 billion in March (Reuters) South Africa recorded its largest trade surplus on record in March,...
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23 Apr 21  News
National trade and trade-related news Anglo American reports rise in Q1 production of key South African commodities (Daily Maverick) According to Anglo American’s production re...
Namibia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

Namibia: intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

23 Apr 21  Infographics
In 2020, 33% of Namibia’s world exports and 67% of world imports were to and from the rest of Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, Namibia’s intra-Africa exports declined by 24% and ...
South Africa: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

South Africa: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile 2020

19 Apr 21  Infographics
In 2020, 23% of South Africa’s world exports and 11% of world imports were intra-Africa. Between 2019 and 2020, South Africa’s exports to Africa declined by 17%, and imports fr...
São Tomé and Príncipe in the times of COVID-19

São Tomé and Príncipe in the times of COVID-19

19 Apr 21  Publications
The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdowns, which have restricted the movement of people and lowered economic activity, has had a significantly negative impact on global econo...
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14 Apr 21  News
National trade and trade-related news South Africa garment sector agrees vaccine rollout campaign (just-style) The Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTW...
The Automotive Components Trade in Africa: Its Place and Potential (2021 Update)

The Automotive Components Trade in Africa: Its Place and Potential (2021 Update)

31 Mar 21  Publications
At present, Africa is largely dependent on the rest of the world for automotive component imports, with the exception of the contribution of South Africa. In order to reduce depend...
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17 Mar 21  News
Country focus South African logistics industry battles to regain momentum (Sea News) While there has been a slight uptick in domestic and international cargo traffic in recent we...
Are African RECs Trade-Enhancing? A Panel Data Analysis

Are African RECs Trade-Enhancing? A Panel Data Analysis

19 Feb 21  Publications
This paper employs both informal and formal analysis of panel trade and tariff data to determine the extent to which the gaining of preferential access to a market actually leads t...
South Africa: 2020 trade update

South Africa: 2020 trade update

11 Feb 21  Infographics
2020 saw strict restrictive measures implemented by SA to curb the spread of COVID-19. Through 2020, the monthly trade data showed the impact of these measures. On 29 January 2021,...
Uganda: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Uganda: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

11 Feb 21  Infographics
For 2019, Uganda’s intra-Africa exports are 16 per cent less than for 2018. Imports increased by 47 per cent between 2018 and 2019. Imports of gold, cigarettes, material bags, ce...
Mali: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Mali: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

11 Feb 21  Infographics
Approximately 50 per cent of Mali’s total trade is with other African countries, mainly South Africa, Senegal, and Ivory Coast. Apart from South Africa, all other main trade part...
Niger: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Niger: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

11 Feb 21  Infographics
For 2019, 56 per cent of Niger’s world exports are intra-Africa. From 2018, intra-Africa exports increased by 33 per cent. The data shows a significant increase in intra-Africa e...
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02 Feb 21  News
Country focus Ports upgrade and expand to support manufacturing and exports (Global Africa Network) Almost a third of South Africa’s manufactured exports are produced in KwaZul...
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29 Jan 21  News
Country focus SARS releases trade statistics for December 2020 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for December 2020 recording a trade surplu...