Tag: Trade Data

An initial appraisal of Africa’s path towards sustainable development

An initial appraisal of Africa’s path towards sustainable development

19 Oct 17  News
Joint AfDB-AU-ECA-UNDP baseline report urges sustained commitment to reducing poverty and calls for upgrading the continent’s statistical capabilities to ensure and track future ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Oct 17  News
Tomorrow, in Cape Town, a CCR Public Dialogue: Civil society’s region-building role in Southern Africa’s agro-processing sector Tomorrow, in Accra, the launch of Imani Africa...
Africa’s economic performance improves in 2017

Africa’s economic performance improves in 2017

18 Oct 17  News
Africa’s economic outlook improved in 2017 compared with 2016 and is expected to gain momentum in 2018. GDP growth in 2017 is expected at 3.0% up from 2.2 in 2016 and projected t...
Economic overview: Recent developments in the global and South African economies – August 2017

Economic overview: Recent developments in the global and South African economies – August 2017

17 Oct 17  News
With the domestic drivers of growth currently under strain, the South African economy will most likely have to rely on exports for a positive performance. Consumer and business co...
Africa’s Pulse: Committed leaders, well-coordinated policies essential for facing the skills balancing act in Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa’s Pulse: Committed leaders, well-coordinated policies essential for facing the skills balancing act in Sub-Saharan Africa

11 Oct 17  News
Tackling Africa’s Skills Gap to Build More Robust and Diversified Economies Sub-Saharan Africa’s economies are experiencing a modest recovery, with gross domestic product (GDP...
South Africa’s trade with Egypt

South Africa’s trade with Egypt

03 Oct 17  Resource
This Trade Update provides a snapshot of South Africa’s trading relationship with Egypt. The aim is to give an idea of South Africa’s trade relations with Egypt, and the m...
South Africa’s trade with Nigeria

South Africa’s trade with Nigeria

03 Oct 17  Resource
This Trade Update provides a snapshot of South Africa’s trading relationship with Nigeria. The aim is to give an idea of South Africa’s trade relations with Nigeria, and the ma...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Oct 17  News
This week, in Abuja: Seventh meeting of the CFTA Negotiating Forum The objective of the meeting is to consider the draft texts of the CFTA Agreement and its Annexes and Appendices...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Oct 17  News
Launching today, in Geneva: UNCTAD’s Information Economy Report 2017. The Report will examine how increased digitalization is influencing international trade and what the implica...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for August 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for August 2017

02 Oct 17  News
South Africa trade surplus narrows in August South Africa’s trade surplus decreased to R5.94 billion in August of 2017 from an upwardly revised R9.33 billion surplus in July, bu...
Rwanda: Economy grows 4 percent in second quarter of 2017

Rwanda: Economy grows 4 percent in second quarter of 2017

26 Sep 17  News
The Rwandan economy grew by 4 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 largely driven by agriculture and services sector, according to the latest official figures that were released ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Sep 17  News
Third African Union Customs Expert Trade Facilitation Forum: Day 1 update WTO upgrades forecast for 2017 as trade rebounds strongly (WTO) The estimate for growth in world merchan...
WTO upgrades forecast for 2017 as trade rebounds strongly

WTO upgrades forecast for 2017 as trade rebounds strongly

21 Sep 17  News
WTO economists have issued a strong upward revision to their forecast for 2017 trade expansion following a sharp acceleration in global trade growth in the first half of the year. ...
Africa’s food trade

Africa’s food trade

20 Sep 17  Infographics
Population growth, rapid urbanization and changes in dietary patterns are creating fast-growing demand for agricultural products (food) in global markets and especially in developi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Sep 17  News
African statements to UNGA’s debate: updated resource page Starting today, in Mauritius: 3rd AU Customs Expert Trade Facilitation Forum. The Forum will develop a set of recommen...
International Trade Secretary announces increasing financial support for UK businesses to trade with South Africa and Mozambique

International Trade Secretary announces increasing financial support for UK businesses to trade with South Africa and Mozambique

18 Sep 17  News
The UK’s Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, announces increases in financial support for UK businesses to trade in Africa. International Trade Secreta...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Sep 17  News
Featured @AUTradeIndustry tweet (from the ongoing BIAT conference in Tanzania): Intra-Africa Trade would double from the current level of ~$170bn per year to almost $400bn by addre...
South Africa’s trade with Zimbabwe

South Africa’s trade with Zimbabwe

13 Sep 17  Resource
This Trade Update provides a snapshot of South Africa’s trading relationship with Zimbabwe. The aim is to give an idea of South Africa’s trade relations with the select pa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Sep 17  News
Featured trade finance tweet, from @AUTradeIndustry: In 2014, SMEs constituted more than 80% of enterprises in Africa, but they accounted for only 28% of banks’ trade finance po...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Sep 17  News
Profiled African trade, regional integration, infrastructure events: (i) Update on the outcome of third meeting of the CFTA Technical Working Groups (20 August – 1 September, Du...