Tag: Trade Data

WTO agriculture talks: Members evaluate negotiating submissions, eyeing 2020 Ministerial

WTO agriculture talks: Members evaluate negotiating submissions, eyeing 2020 Ministerial

28 Sep 18  News
The WTO’s agriculture negotiations resumed last week after the organisation’s annual August hiatus. While the discussions were mainly limited to reviewing negotiating submissio...
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27 Sep 18  News
Management of Africa’s global position must change: Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s UNGA address Let me start with a paradox. In no other region is the sense of trans-nat...
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25 Sep 18  News
Profiled African trade and regional integration events now underway: In Windhoek: preparatory meetings for the joint meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for ICT, Information, Tr...
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21 Sep 18  News
The ATPC’s David Luke: The ECA has received requests from a dozen countries and/or RECs for support in developing an AfCFTA country strategy Potential of manufacturing and indus...
Rwanda’s agricultural exports grow by 44% to over Rwf447b

Rwanda’s agricultural exports grow by 44% to over Rwf447b

21 Sep 18  News
Rwanda’s agricultural exports generated over $515.9 million (over Rwf447 billion) in a period of one year from July 2017 to June 2018, representing an increase of 44.73 per ...
WTO members review Seychelles’ accession to the SADC Trade Protocol

WTO members review Seychelles’ accession to the SADC Trade Protocol

20 Sep 18  News
World Trade Organisation members reviewed Seychelles’ accession to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) trade protocol at the 18 September 2018 meeting of the Commit...
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19 Sep 18  News
Profiled African trade and investment events to diarise: The NEPAD Agency is organizing three events next week in New York, on the margins of the UN General Assembly debate First...
African Trade Statistics Yearbook 2017

African Trade Statistics Yearbook 2017

19 Sep 18  News
Trade in Africa has become one of the driving forces of integration on the continent. In 2012, the Heads of State and Government of the African Union adopted a decision to establis...
Intra-African trade key to continent’s economic growth, says Mauritian Minister

Intra-African trade key to continent’s economic growth, says Mauritian Minister

18 Sep 18  News
The 24th Session of the Inter-Governmental Committee of Experts (ICE) of Southern Africa opened in Mauritius today with an impassioned plea from Foreign Affairs, Regional Integrati...
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13 Sep 18  News
Featured trade, regional policy events: (i) In Abidjan. @ECOWASParliamnt: Parliament-arians convene in Abidjan for the three day seminar on African Continental Free Trade Area. C...
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06 Sep 18  News
Just released: Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor 2018 (ReSAKSS, AGRODEP, CTA) The report notes the European Union as the continent’s dominant trading partner, accounting for...
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04 Sep 18  News
Profiled call for papers: Fourth African Interna-tional Economic Law Network Biennial Conference: The AfIELN 4th Biennial Conference (18-20 July 2019, Strathmore University, Nairo...
South Africa: Economy shrinks by 0,7% in the second quarter of 2018

South Africa: Economy shrinks by 0,7% in the second quarter of 2018

04 Sep 18  News
The South African economy slipped into recession during the second quarter of 2018, shrinking by 0,7% (seasonally adjusted and annualised). This followed a revised 2,6% contraction...
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03 Sep 18  News
African trade events to diarise: (i) Africa Industrialization Week 2018 (19-23 November, Addis Ababa). The theme for the AIW2018 is Promoting regional value chains in Africa: a p...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for July 2018

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for July 2018

03 Sep 18  News
South Africa’s trade balance swings to deficit in July South Africa’s trade balance shifted to a R4.66 billion deficit in July of 2018 from a downwardly revised R11.89 billion...
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30 Aug 18  News
South African trade updates: (i) South African farmers play chicken with Trump tariffs (Reuters). AGOA grants qualifying countries duty-free access to US markets for thousands of ...
A gender agenda: South Africa’s tourism trade

A gender agenda: South Africa’s tourism trade

30 Aug 18  Blog
South Africa has a sophisticated framework for gender equality. Equality is enshrined in the constitution, and legal protections and institutions are in place. Despite this, gender...
UNWTO Highlights confirm another record year in 2017

UNWTO Highlights confirm another record year in 2017

29 Aug 18  News
International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017, the highest increase since 2010, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s latest collection of Tourism Highlights. G...
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27 Aug 18  News
Underway, in Arusha: Meeting of EAC-SACU technical officials on an exchange of tariff offers Starting today, in Nairobi: EAC meeting to develop a harmonised framewo...
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24 Aug 18  News
Forum for China-Africa Cooperation: Africa still solidly in the crosshairs of China growth (Standard Bank) When FOCAC was established in 2000, the rest of the world was perhaps be...