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Global migration can be a potent tool in the fight to end poverty across the world

Global migration can be a potent tool in the fight to end poverty across the world

15 Jun 18  News
High-income destination countries could realize even bigger gains with efficient labor market policies Global migration has lifted millions out of poverty and boosted economic gro...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Jun 18  News
Thursday was East African Budget Day: an initial overview of some highlights Launching next week, in Mauritius: AfDB’s 1st Electricity Regulatory Index Next week, in Lagos: 3rd...
Kenya Africa exports slide continues to new eight-year low

Kenya Africa exports slide continues to new eight-year low

14 Jun 18  News
Kenya’s exports to key markets in Africa fell to an eight-year low in the first four months of the year, official statistics show, continuing a trend that has been reflected in a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Jun 18  News
Starting today, in Accra: Africa Trade Network’s multi-stakeholder AfCFTA consultation The new head of the UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa: Ms Ahunna Eziakonwahead Diarise:...
Namibia’s trade analysis for 2017

Namibia’s trade analysis for 2017

12 Jun 18  News
An update by the Namibia Trade Forum The total value of exports in 2016 was N$ 66 billion, which dropped by -5% in 2017 to N$ 63 billion. Imports also reduced by -10% (N$ 9.5 bill...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Jun 18  News
AfCFTA Ratification Barometer: Niger becomes the fourth state to deposit its instrument of ratification with the African Union Starting today, in Cape Town: COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripar...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Jun 18  News
UNCTAD: World Investment Report 2018 Developed economies saw the biggest drop in FDI flows in 2017 – at 37%, to $712bn – but this was to some extent expected, after a spike in...
Foreign direct investment to Africa fell by 21% in 2017, says United Nations report

Foreign direct investment to Africa fell by 21% in 2017, says United Nations report

07 Jun 18  News
​Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to Africa slumped to $42 billion in 2017, a 21% decline from 2016, according to UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2018. Weak oil...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Jun 18  News
Concluding today, in Addis: Expert group meeting on the theme Poverty, inequality and jobs in Africa Diarise: 25th SWIFT African Regional Conference (20-22 June, Kigali) on the th...
EAC greener pasture countries for highly skilled Kenyans

EAC greener pasture countries for highly skilled Kenyans

06 Jun 18  News
Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda are the key destinations for high-skilled Kenyan migrants, attracted by opportunities in financial, IT, engineering and hospitality sectors, a new UN re...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Jun 18  News
Featured tweet, @AntheVrijlandt: Frank Matsaert at Africa Summit – partnership between Europe and Africa should be about mutual trade flows. Now, for every four containers import...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Jun 18  News
Africa, global passenger traffic data for April 2018 (IATA) African airlines’ had a 5.1% traffic increase in April. Capacity rose 4.6%, and load factor edged up 0.4 percentage p...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 May 18  News
Launching tomorrow, in Accra: the inaugural edition of the African Sovereign Wealth Funds Index (conducted by Konfidants, in partnership with the AfroChampions Initiative and PG an...
Migration in Africa plays growing development role, report reveals

Migration in Africa plays growing development role, report reveals

31 May 18  News
A comprehensive analysis of population movement within Africa demonstrates it could have unexpected economic benefits and support development on the continent. African migration c...
U.S. trade and investment with sub-Saharan Africa in certain sectors has grown and continues to have potential, says USITC

U.S. trade and investment with sub-Saharan Africa in certain sectors has grown and continues to have potential, says USITC

31 May 18  News
Rising per capita income, growing urbanization, the need for improved infrastructure, and expanding healthcare contributed to growth in U.S. exports in some sectors to sub-Saharan ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 May 18  News
Nigeria and the AfCFTA: National stakeholders’ sensitization and consultations, conducted by the NOTN, continue this week. Today’s consultation will be held in Calabar (South-S...
Mauritius Economic and Social Indicators: Labour force, unemployment, productivity and tourism

Mauritius Economic and Social Indicators: Labour force, unemployment, productivity and tourism

28 May 18  News
Labour force, Employment and Unemployment – Year 2017 The ninth issue of the Economic and Social Indicators of Statistics Mauritius, based on the results of the Continuous Multi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 May 18  News
Diarise: The private sector and regional integration in Southern Africa – accelerating opportunities for investment and growth (11-13 June, Lilongwe) Selected commentaries: Pie...
Key Statistics and Trends in Economic Integration: ACP Region

Key Statistics and Trends in Economic Integration: ACP Region

25 May 18  News
The Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) was established by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975 to negotiate and implement cooperation treaties with the European Union....
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 May 18  News
Australia’s trade and investment relationships with Africa: update, submissions. The reporting date for the Senate inquiry has been extended to 21 June 2018. Download the submiss...

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