Tag: Trade Data

The rise of China in world trade and a crystal ball analysis for future Chinese trade

The rise of China in world trade and a crystal ball analysis for future Chinese trade

01 Mar 17  Publications
This paper considers China’s position in world trade from two perspectives. The first section details the evolution of Chinese trade over the period 2001-2013, with an update of ...
The European Union and the African Union: A statistical portrait – 2016 edition

The European Union and the African Union: A statistical portrait – 2016 edition

01 Mar 17  News
Introduction Africa-EU Strategic Partnership Africa’s continental integration is a key priority for the strategic partnership between the African Union and the European Union. ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Feb 17  News
CFTA negotiations update, @CK_Knebel: H.E. Acyl @AUTradeIndustry opens CFTA workshop on tariff modalities & thanks @UNCTAD for support & highlights proposed joint work on N...
What will it take to improve Rwanda’s trade imbalance?

What will it take to improve Rwanda’s trade imbalance?

28 Feb 17  News
Rwanda’s trade balance has been deteriorating over the years due to the continued higher import bill compared to export receipts. The mismatch between imports and exports is mai...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Feb 17  News
The 2nd edition of the One-Stop Border Post Sourcebook was launched yesterday in Sandton. The launch was hosted by @NEPAD_Agency, @_AfricanUnion & JICA. NEPAD is taking the OSB...
China’s trading relationship with Africa – 2016

China’s trading relationship with Africa – 2016

06 Feb 17  Infographics
China has become by far Africa’s biggest trading partner, exchanging about US$175 billion worth of goods in 2015. Exports are relatively equally distributed across the diffe...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Feb 17  News
A tiny slice of services trade in a globalised world: introducing tralac’s latest capacity-building initiative tralac is currently in the process of launching its first online c...
EPA meeting flops as member states fail to provide trade data

EPA meeting flops as member states fail to provide trade data

02 Feb 17  News
The East African Community meeting that was to be held this weekend to discuss the Economic Partnership Agreement between the region and the European Union was postponed after se...
United States’ trade with Africa – 2016

United States’ trade with Africa – 2016

01 Feb 17  Infographics
Africa offers substantial trade and investment opportunities across national and regional markets, and provides significant opportunities for US companies. SADC, COMESA and ECOWAS...
South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for December 2016

South Africa Merchandise Trade Statistics for December 2016

31 Jan 17  News
South Africa trade surplus beats expectations in December South Africa posted a trade surplus of ZAR 12.04 billion in December of 2016 compared to an upwardly revised ZAR 1.68 bil...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jan 17  News
Profiled, forthcoming events: Regional trade in Africa: drivers, trends and opportunities (3 February, ACP Secretariat, Brussels); 2017 African Economic Platform (20-22 March, Maur...
South Africa-North America trading relationship

South Africa-North America trading relationship

19 Jan 17  Resource
This Trade Brief documents the trading relationship between South Africa (SA) and the three members of the North American Free Trade Area (NAFTA), for the period 2006 to 2015. The ...
UN World Data Forum wraps up with launch of Cape Town Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data

UN World Data Forum wraps up with launch of Cape Town Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data

19 Jan 17  News
The inaugural United Nations (UN) World Data Forum concluded on Wednesday with the launch of a global plan for better data to improve people’s lives, and new ideas and solutions ...
Data, ICT developments and the Continental Free Trade Area

Data, ICT developments and the Continental Free Trade Area

18 Jan 17  Discussion
Tarik Oguz, tralac Research Advisor – Information and Communication Technologies, comments on the inaugural UN World Data Forum held in Cape Town and the ongoing CFTA negotiation...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jan 17  News
Europe readies its ‘Marshall Plan’ for Africa (Politico) If Europe wants to tackle the root causes of the migration crisis, the head of the European Investment Bank says it mu...
At Cape Town Forum, UN Women and partners seek ways to close gender data gaps

At Cape Town Forum, UN Women and partners seek ways to close gender data gaps

18 Jan 17  News
With only 41 per cent of countries regularly producing data on violence against women and only 13 per cent of countries having a dedicated gender statistics budget, the first-ever ...
UN Data Forum explores ways to improve and modernize national statistical systems

UN Data Forum explores ways to improve and modernize national statistical systems

17 Jan 17  News
With the statistical community facing myriad challenges as countries begin to implement the new 15-year global plan for sustainable development, it is imperative to modernize, impr...
UN Data Forum opens in South Africa to harness power of data for sustainable development

UN Data Forum opens in South Africa to harness power of data for sustainable development

16 Jan 17  News
The inaugural United Nations World Data Forum kicked off yesterday in the South African city of Cape Town, bringing together more than 1,500 data experts from more than 100 countri...
UN World Data Forum set to kick off with ambitious agenda, launching innovative data solutions to improve lives

UN World Data Forum set to kick off with ambitious agenda, launching innovative data solutions to improve lives

13 Jan 17  News
The inaugural United Nations World Data Forum, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 15-18 January 2017, is set to kick off with an ambitious and innovative programme and ros...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Jan 17  News
Looking ahead: The 2018 Economic Report on Africa – scope of contents (UNECA) The 2018 ERA will be structured in two parts. Part I will discuss both recent developments in the w...