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Tag: Trade Data

Trade in services for inclusive and sustainable development: Water and sanitation, energy and food-related logistics

Trade in services for inclusive and sustainable development: Water and sanitation, energy and food-related logistics

08 May 18  News
Experts met in Geneva from 7-8 May 2018 to examine how to facilitate and expand services trade to achieve the relevant Sustainable Development Goals under the 2030 Agenda, with a f...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 May 18  News
The two-day Ministerial Session of the EAC Council starts today in Arusha. The meeting will, inter alia, consider the Status of Implementation of the EAC Brand Architecture Strateg...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 May 18  News
A New Times interview with Donald Kaberuka: Reforming the AU is not a choice of the few, but an imperative for all A reposting, from tralac: The consolidated draft text of the AfC...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for March 2018

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for March 2018

02 May 18  News
South Africa’s trade surplus beats expectations South Africa’s trade balance shifted to R9.47 billion surplus in March of 2018, from an upwardly revised R0.60 billion def...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Apr 18  News
AfCFTA Ratification Barometer: Rwanda, Ghana (with Kenya’s ratification imminent) Ghana on Thursday night ratified the AfCFTA agreement that will help African countries carry ou...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Apr 18  News
CHOGM 2018 updates Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Communiqué: “Towards a Common Future” On Intra-Commonwealth Trade and Investment: “With the goal of expanding i...
Sub-Saharan Africa drives growth in global wheat imports

Sub-Saharan Africa drives growth in global wheat imports

13 Apr 18  News
Global wheat trade is forecast at a record for 2017/18, with Sub-Saharan Africa projected to have the strongest year-over-year import growth of any region. In fact, over the last ...
Access to education, skilled jobs creation can accelerate poverty reduction and inequality in South Africa

Access to education, skilled jobs creation can accelerate poverty reduction and inequality in South Africa

03 Apr 18  News
Accelerating poverty and inequality reduction will require a combination of policies that promote inclusive growth through boosting access to education and skilled jobs creation, a...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for February 2018

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for February 2018

29 Mar 18  News
South Africa’s trade balance swings to surplus in February South Africa’s trade balance shifted to R0.43 billion surplus in February of 2018, compared to a downwardly revised ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Mar 18  News
Implications for Africa’s policy makers? China plans to set up a new international development cooperation agency ”as a key means of major-country diplomacy, enhance strategic ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Mar 18  News
Today’s tralac daily news selection marks International Women’s Day 2018: enjoy our compilation of commentaries, data sources, event pointers * * * Namibia’s Mrs Sabine Bö...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Mar 18  News
Featured statement, WTO DG Roberto Azevêdo: “In light of recent announcements on trade policy measures, it is clear that we now see a much higher and real risk of triggering an ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Mar 18  News
Last week’s North Gauteng High Court judgement on the SADC Tribunal case is posted (pdf) Nigeria: 2017 Nigerian Annual Trade Policy Report (NOTN) In 2017, in ECOWAS, the NOTN e...
2017 Nigerian Annual Trade Policy Report

2017 Nigerian Annual Trade Policy Report

05 Mar 18  News
The maiden Nigerian Annual Trade Policy Report has been published by the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN). This report is one of several steps to implement the firm d...
Rwanda: Trade and Economic Profile

Rwanda: Trade and Economic Profile

02 Mar 18  Publications
This Working Paper provides a profile of the economy of Rwanda, an African least-developed country (LDC), with a special emphasis on trade and production (i.e. the real economy).&n...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Feb 18  News
The Trade Development Forum began this morning in Kampala: twitter updates @TradeMarkEastA; hashtag #TDF2018 Call for abstracts: Corruption and the challenge of economic transform...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for January 2018

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for January 2018

28 Feb 18  News
South Africa’s trade deficit hits record high South Africa’s trade balance shifted to a R27.7 billion deficit in January of 2018, compared to a downwardly revised R15.31 billi...
Nigeria launches 2017 Annual Trade Policy Report: Key messages and highlights

Nigeria launches 2017 Annual Trade Policy Report: Key messages and highlights

28 Feb 18  News
Launch statement by Dr. Okechukwu E. Enelamah, Honourable Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment Good afternoon and thank you all for coming to the launch of this First Editi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Feb 18  News
Featured trade policy process: Towards an EAC Regional Ports Development Strategy – MEFMI posts an EOI Ghanaian stakeholders agree on committee to address concerns on Africa’s...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Feb 18  News
Egypt’s fourth Trade Policy Review is underway at the WTO: access the documentation prepared by the WTO Secretariat and the Government of Egypt. Extract from the executive ...

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