Tag: Trade Data

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Sep 17  News
African accessions to the WTO: What has been done? What remains to be done? [Presentations at this week’s Regional Dialogue on WTO Accessions for the Greater Horn of Africa] ACB...
Zambia ends a two-year trade deficit with a surplus in July

Zambia ends a two-year trade deficit with a surplus in July

01 Sep 17  News
In July 2017, Zambia recorded a trade surplus valued at K410.6 Million from a trade deficit of K335.7 Million recorded in June 2017. This represents a 222.3 percent increase in the...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for July 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for July 2017

01 Sep 17  News
South Africa trade surplus narrows in July South Africa’s trade surplus decreased to R8.99 billion in July of 2017 from a downwardly revised R10.56 billion surplus in June, beat...
Rwanda: Trade deficit drops by 25%

Rwanda: Trade deficit drops by 25%

31 Aug 17  News
Rwanda’s trade deficit significantly in the first six months of 2017 by over 25 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year, new data shows. According to the latest ...
Interim Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and the Eastern and Southern African (ESA) States: Report by the WTO Secretariat

Interim Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and the Eastern and Southern African (ESA) States: Report by the WTO Secretariat

31 Aug 17  News
Trade Environment The Interim Agreement establishing a Framework for an Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and the Eastern and Southern African (ESA) States (Madagascar...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Aug 17  News
International trade statistics: Continued, albeit slower, G20 merchandise trade growth in Q2 2017 (OECD) G20 international merchandise trade (seasonally adjusted and expressed in ...
International trade statistics: trends in second quarter 2017

International trade statistics: trends in second quarter 2017

30 Aug 17  News
Continued, albeit slower, G20 merchandise trade growth in Q2 2017 G20 international merchandise trade, seasonally adjusted and expressed in current US dollars, increased for the f...
Africa’s used clothing imports

Africa’s used clothing imports

28 Aug 17  Infographics
Trade in used-clothing has become big business in some African countries, contributing to employment for many people who earn their livelihood from the business. Global trade exce...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Aug 17  News
Profiled trade and integration events: (i) Today, in Maputo: South Africa-Mozambique Bi-national Commission. The South African government’s proposal to lead regional efforts to ...
Poverty on the rise in South Africa

Poverty on the rise in South Africa

24 Aug 17  News
According to new data released by Stats SA, poverty is on the rise in South Africa. The latest “Poverty Trends in South Africa” report shows that, despite the general decline ...
With some countries, China is in the red

With some countries, China is in the red

21 Aug 17  News
Supply chains and commodity needs mean China doesn’t run massive trade surpluses with everyone China’s big trade surpluses hog all the headlines, but imbalances go both ways. ...
Trade indicator points to continued modest recovery of world trade in third quarter

Trade indicator points to continued modest recovery of world trade in third quarter

08 Aug 17  News
The WTO’s latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) suggests that global merchandise trade growth will continue to strengthen in the third quarter of 2017. The latest reading...
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07 Aug 17  News
Updates on African air traffic, cargo (IATA) African airlines’ traffic soared 9.9% in June. Capacity rose 7.1%, and load factor jumped 1.7 percentage points to 64.3%, although ...
Kenya exports to Dar drop 34pc as standoff persists

Kenya exports to Dar drop 34pc as standoff persists

07 Aug 17  News
Kenya’s exports to Tanzania have dropped by 34 per cent in the first five months of the year raising concerns over negative impacts of the long-running trade standoff. Exports t...
Air cargo posts strongest first half-year growth since 2010

Air cargo posts strongest first half-year growth since 2010

07 Aug 17  News
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew by 10.4% in t...
Trade, investment tops BRICS Ministers’ meeting

Trade, investment tops BRICS Ministers’ meeting

03 Aug 17  News
Issues related to trade and investment promotion were discussed at the 7th meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Trade in China. “The Trade Ministers established collaborative mecha...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

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01 Aug 17  News
Dangote Cement achieves massive revenue increase across Nigeria, other African countries (Premium Times) Dangote Cement, Africa’s largest cement producer, has announced its unau...
USTR publishes 2017 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers

USTR publishes 2017 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers

01 Aug 17  News
The 2017 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE) is the 32nd in an annual series that highlights significant foreign barriers to U.S. exports. This...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jul 17  News
Uganda Bureau of Statistics: Imports exports by region and country of origin, 2011 – 2016 South Africa: June 2017 trade surplus (SARS) The R10.67bn trade balance surplus for Ju...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for June 2017

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for June 2017

31 Jul 17  News
South Africa trade surplus higher than expected South Africa’s trade surplus increased to ZAR 10.67 billion in June of 2017 from a downwardly revised ZAR 7.22 billion surplus in...