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Tag: Trade Data

Are African RECs Trade-Enhancing? A Panel Data Analysis

Are African RECs Trade-Enhancing? A Panel Data Analysis

19 Feb 21  Publications
This paper employs both informal and formal analysis of panel trade and tariff data to determine the extent to which the gaining of preferential access to a market actually leads t...
South Africa: 2020 trade update

South Africa: 2020 trade update

11 Feb 21  Infographics
2020 saw strict restrictive measures implemented by SA to curb the spread of COVID-19. Through 2020, the monthly trade data showed the impact of these measures. On 29 January 2021,...
Uganda: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Uganda: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

11 Feb 21  Infographics
For 2019, Uganda’s intra-Africa exports are 16 per cent less than for 2018. Imports increased by 47 per cent between 2018 and 2019. Imports of gold, cigarettes, material bags, ce...
Mali: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Mali: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

11 Feb 21  Infographics
Approximately 50 per cent of Mali’s total trade is with other African countries, mainly South Africa, Senegal, and Ivory Coast. Apart from South Africa, all other main trade part...
Niger: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

Niger: Intra-Africa trade and tariff profile

11 Feb 21  Infographics
For 2019, 56 per cent of Niger’s world exports are intra-Africa. From 2018, intra-Africa exports increased by 33 per cent. The data shows a significant increase in intra-Africa e...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

02 Feb 21  News
Country focus Ports upgrade and expand to support manufacturing and exports (Global Africa Network) Almost a third of South Africa’s manufactured exports are produced in KwaZul...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

29 Jan 21  News
Country focus SARS releases trade statistics for December 2020 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for December 2020 recording a trade surplu...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

20 Jan 21  News
Country focus Supply Chains Latest: Covid Curbs Shut Busy African Border (Bloomberg) South Africa’s decision to shut its land borders to most travel to curb the spread of the C...
Post Brexit Trade between the European Union and the United Kingdom

Post Brexit Trade between the European Union and the United Kingdom

04 Jan 21  Blog
The new EU-UK trade relationship will be very different from when the UK was a Member State. Major governance challenges lie ahead. Concluding a trade agreement is one thing, imple...
Review of intra-Africa trade liberalisation and the composition of intra-African trade: Implications for the AfCFTA

Review of intra-Africa trade liberalisation and the composition of intra-African trade: Implications for the AfCFTA

21 Dec 20  Publications
An objective of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is to create a liberalised market for goods and services. To achieve this, the AfCFTA provides for progressive...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

21 Dec 20  News
National Aviation industry anxious as COVID-19 resurgences force new travel bans (The South African) With a host of countries – mainly across Europe – announcing over the wee...
South Africa: Trade update, January-October 2020

South Africa: Trade update, January-October 2020

17 Dec 20  Infographics
2020 has been challenging for most countries. The same holds for South Africa. At the beginning of the year, South Africa's exports were set to outperform 2019. Between March and A...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

17 Dec 20  News
National South Africa misses Covax deadline to secure vaccines (Engineering News) South Africa, the country hardest hit in Africa by the coronavirus, missed a December 15 deadlin...
Kenya trade ‘chilling’: Are intra-Africa exports hampered by high tariffs?

Kenya trade ‘chilling’: Are intra-Africa exports hampered by high tariffs?

11 Dec 20  Infographics
For 2019, 19 per cent of Kenya's total trade was with other African countries, mostly with countries in the same free trade area (COMESA FTA) or customs union (EAC). Limi...
South Africa-UK trade: comparing January-October 2019 and 2020

South Africa-UK trade: comparing January-October 2019 and 2020

11 Dec 20  Blog
The United Kingdom (UK) is one of South Africa’s key trade partners. This remains so during the Covid-19 pandemic. Through cycles of social distancing measures (lockdowns) in bot...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

09 Dec 20  News
National This is the single biggest threat to South Africa right now: Ramaphosa (BusinessTech) President Cyril Ramaphosa says that South Africa’s 13.5% rebound in GDP during th...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

08 Dec 20  News
National SA GDP grew by 13.5% y/y in third quarter of 2020 (Eyewitness News) Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke on Tuesday released the results of the gross domestic product (...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

01 Dec 20  News
National 30 November 2020 - Trade Statistics for October 2020 (SARS) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for October 2020 recording a trade s...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

26 Nov 20  News
National SARB warns rising public debt ‘will severely impact financial sector’ (The South African) According to the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), National Treasury’s O...
Kenya and South Africa Bilateral Trade 2019

Kenya and South Africa Bilateral Trade 2019

24 Nov 20  Blog
Kenya and South Africa have no trade agreement currently. Trade between the two countries is conducted under the most-favoured-nation – World Trade Organization – rules. Kenya ...

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