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Tag: Trade Data

IOM Trends Analysis: Most Horn of Africa migrants move within region

IOM Trends Analysis: Most Horn of Africa migrants move within region

13 Nov 18  News
Nearly 400,000 migrant movements were recorded in Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia during the first six months of 2018 – an average of 2,000 or more individuals per day. It is an ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Nov 18  News
Starting tomorrow, in Lilongwe, Malawi: First Extraordinary Summit of the Committee of Ten Heads of State and Government championing education, science and technology Our featured...
Women-supporting trade policies need better data, experts say

Women-supporting trade policies need better data, experts say

01 Nov 18  News
Women’s economic empowerment is a crucial objective of the international development agenda but designing informed policies means developing better information. The idea that go...
African economies sustain progress in domestic resource mobilisation

African economies sustain progress in domestic resource mobilisation

01 Nov 18  News
Africa has sustained gains in domestic resource mobilisation made since 2000, as tax revenues remained stable in 2016, according to Revenue Statistics in Africa 2018. Providi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Oct 18  News
G20 Africa Investment Summit: selected updates Remarks by South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa. We are convinced that the impact of the Compact with Africa initiative will be enhanced...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for September 2018

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for September 2018

31 Oct 18  News
South African trade balance swings to deficit in September South Africa’s trade balance shifted to a R2.95 billion deficit in September of 2018 from a downwardly revised R8.77 b...
Foreign Domestic Investment into Africa rises, and Morocco joins South Africa as leading investment destinations

Foreign Domestic Investment into Africa rises, and Morocco joins South Africa as leading investment destinations

30 Oct 18  News
According to EY’s latest Africa Attractiveness report, FDI was up across the continent last year, although South Africa experienced a fall in project numbers, on the back of cont...
GEPA launches 2017 Non-Traditional Export Performance statistics and Buyer Portal

GEPA launches 2017 Non-Traditional Export Performance statistics and Buyer Portal

22 Oct 18  News
Under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) hosted the 78th National Exporters’ Forum, an interactive platform for disco...
Intra-Africa trade and tariff profiles

Intra-Africa trade and tariff profiles

22 Oct 18  Publications
As Africa moves towards implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, signed in Kigali, Rwanda in March 2018, tralac has prepared a series of indivi...
Guinea: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Guinea: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

21 Oct 18  Infographics
This Trade Data Update provides an overview of Guinea’s intra-African trade relationships, both within the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and with other individual African ...
Intra-African Trade – focusing on trade within Regional Economic Communities

Intra-African Trade – focusing on trade within Regional Economic Communities

17 Oct 18  Publications
Intra-African trade is low (at 16.7% according to 2016 tralac analysis) compared to intra-regional trade in other parts of the world. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFT...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Oct 18  News
Nigeria: ‘Economy losing over N6.16tr from Apapa chaos monthly’ (Guardian) The Nigerian economy is currently losing about N600 billion in customs revenue, an estimated $10 bil...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Sep 18  News
South Africa’s August 2018 merchandise trade statistics show a R8.79 billion surplus from an upwardly revised R5.29 billion deficit in July and above market expectations. “We e...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for August 2018

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for August 2018

28 Sep 18  News
South African trade balance swings to surplus in August South Africa’s trade balance shifted to a R8.79 billion surplus in August of 2018 from an upwardly revised R5.29 billion ...
WTO downgrades outlook for global trade as risks accumulate

WTO downgrades outlook for global trade as risks accumulate

28 Sep 18  News
Escalating trade tensions and tighter credit market conditions in important markets will slow trade growth for the rest of this year and in 2019, WTO economists expect. Trade will...
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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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 ...

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